Movies and television shows have conditioned us to believe that giving birth is an excruciating experience that we should fear. Advanced birth doula, Adriana Lozada, joins us for an insightful conversation about how we can rethink childbirth by experiencing physiologic birth. Adriana talks about the physiology of childbirth. She shares how to tap into what our body is designed to do!
Tune in as this episode isn’t just for those wanting an unmedicated birth!
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Recording & Show Notes: Plus Mommy Podcast Episode 86
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Resources Mentioned On The Show:
- Connect with Adriana via her website, courses, Instagram, and Facebook.
- Like research and want to dig into the evidence of physiologic birth? Read, Supporting Healthy and Normal Physiologic Childbirth: A Consensus Statement by ACNM, MANA, and NACPM.
- Below is a video Adriana and I talk about during the episode showing the cardinal movements of labor. She also recommends this video – The Performance, “Put a couple having sex in the same shoes as a laboring woman in a hospital setting and what do you get?”
Adriana Lozada’s background is multi-layered and multi-cultural. A former print and online editor from Venezuela, the birth of her daughter sparked her passion for being a birth advocate.
With over 13 years of experience, Adriana is a certified advanced birth doula, postpartum educator, healthy sleep consultant, and bestselling author. Adriana is also the host of the Birthful Podcast, where she talks to amazing, knowledgeable, and passionate birth professionals every week, to help new and expectant parents inform their intuition.
In her quest to help expectant parents everywhere get birth and postpartum ready, Adriana offers online postpartum preparation classes and Birth Prep classes. She also teaches full-day workshops for doulas. Find out more at Birthful.com and Birthfulcourses.com.
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