Interviews & Resources
I love doing interviews! Here are some of the latest interviews where I answer common questions that you might have-
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My interview with amazing integrative and holistic pediatrician Dr. Elisa Song for her Thriving Child Summit 2017.
'Healthy Happy Babies Begin with Healthy Happy Birthing'
My interview with renowned mind/body clinical nutritionist, renowned author and inspirational speaker, Stephanie Dodier - exploring the mind body connection in pregnancy and birth, preventing and healing from Birth Trauma for moms and babies.
My podcast interview with Katie of the Wellness Mama podcast - essential informations expectant parents need to know!
My interview on Don't Freak Out podcast - learn about trusting your body's innate and intuitive wisdom, dealing with fears and anxiety in pregnancy and birth, how to enhance your mood and the positive, calm vibes that are so important for healthy happy birthing. We also explore how the medicalization of birth can actually increase fear and anxiety surrounding birth, and how you can create your dream birth plan within that system.
Is it possible to love your birth regardless of how your baby comes into the world?
I absolutely believe so and am here with expectful to tell you how.
Join Dr. Kelly Brogan and I as we explore the trends, myths, lore and evidence around hospital-free birthing and midwifery with me. The US ranks near the bottom of industrialized countries in maternal and infant mortality. In countries with the best maternal/infant outcome, cesarean rates hover around 15% and 20-30% of births happen at home. What's the cause and what can we do?
Check out my interview on Shana Ekedal's Soul Frequency podcast on birth How we came into the world - our first experience of life as babies, and giving birth ourselves - our peak life experience as mothers have huge impact on our lives. Learn what can be traumatizing, how we can prevent it and how we can heal.
It was wonderful to interview with Marc Sklar The Fertility Expert! Check it out! It is all about having the best birth experience in all settings...once you do get pregnant!
Ryan Martin - the not so typical health coach, interviews me twice on his podcast: the first one is about the truth about childbirth, how to prevent birth trauma, and give birth in your own power, loving it however it unfolds; the second one delves more deeply into PTSD of birth trauma for moms and babies and how to heal from it.
If you are looking to have a healthy, joyful birth without birth trauma then this show is for you. Interview with wonderful healer Isa Herrera MSPT.
Dr. Kyle Wallner interviews me as we talk the benefits of midwifery & Chiropractic on this empowering episode of his Michigan Family Wellness podcast.
I'm interviewed by Lindsay of Healthy Little about How Midwives & Doulas can Collaborate to give you an amazing Home Birth.
Kate of Kate Alexandra Yoga interviewed me on Yoga, Midwifery & Birth
With Paleo Baby from NourishBalanceThrive.com I discusses my journey to midwifery, as well as my approaches to pregnancy, childbirth, and maternity care.
I share with The Birth Hour on birth stories and my insight to pregnancy and birth as a trained midwife.
I was interviewed by Rockstar Birth Radio about my own birthing moments and the experiences that led me to being a holistic midwife.
Sarah and Matthew Bivens of diapodcast.com in the first podcast, ask me about birthing at home to midwifery, and normal, natural and joyful childbirth. "This interview is chock-full of great quotes, tidbits of information and morsels on resources for you all to take advantage of. I say listen to this one with a notepad and pen. Listen, pause and re-listen. It’s a great one!" In the second interview we discuss birth trauma, what is it, how to prevent and heal from it - for both moms and babies.
The Fertility, Pregnancy and Birth Summit - an in depth interview with host Cathy Ospina, to help you fulfill your soul's deepest desire to be a mom, how to optimize your pregnancy and birth with confidence, tap into your sensual, open to your divine feminine energy, birth with pleasure and powerfully transition to motherhood.
Guest Faculty Presentation to Advanced Clinical Resources (ACR) for Dr. Ritamarie Loscalzo, founder of the Institute of Nutritional Endocrinology (INE):
"Why Mothers Should Take Back Their Pregnancy and Birth. If They Really Want to Be Healthy and Have a Healthy Baby; and How To Give Birth Naturally Without Unnecessary Medical or Surgical Intervention and Love Your Experience However It Unfolds"
Here's my interview on the Wellness Revolution podcast with deliciously provocative integrative medical doctor Dr. Veronica Anderson MD. We go beyond birth trauma and healthy birthing. We get real about the problems with our broken health care system. We shed light on the legal and financial pressures on health care providers - who practice under the threat of litigation and large malpractice premiums, yet can no longer afford take insurance after the affordable care act and keep their doors open, let alone afford to take the time needed to truly help people. Then we acknowledge that birth professionals themselves need to heal their own trauma from dealing with emergencies and devastating outcomes despite giving the best possible care, and we discussed the path to holistic healing is investing in and taking responsibility for your own health. We could all use some Clarity Breathwork!
Check out my interview on Don't Freak Out podcast - Learn about trusting your body's innate and intuitive wisdom, dealing with fears and anxiety in pregnancy and birth, how to enhance your mood and the positive, calm vibes that are so important for healthy happy birthing. We also explore how the medicalization of birth can actually increase fear and anxiety surrounding birth, and how you can create your dream birth plan within that system.
Would you like to interview me? Get in touch today!
Popular Articles & Guest Posts
Below are some of my most recent articles, packed with helpful content and personal stories. I've also listed a few of my most popular guest articles, enjoy! :)
A Few Of My Most Popular Guest Blogs:
Here's an interview blog on Expectful all about birth plans.
Here's an article I wrote for The Birth Hour on everything for you to know about the Homebirth Midwifery Model Of Care...
This is an interview article with Mamamalas where I provide a guide to stress free pregnancy...
In this interview article I share about my personal rituals, mindfulness practices and advice on motherhood...
Here's an article I shared on preparing and making sure you have needed support postpartum, the forgotten fourth trimester...
I have a holistic approach to life, including healing after pregnancy and birthing. Nothing replaces abdominal toning and exercise for restoring muscle strength and tone - which I encourage for all mamas as soon as they feel up to it postpartum. Nothing replaces touch, slow deep abdominal breathing, and a 'love your postpartum body' perspective that I promote. But I have found many mamas simply feel comforted by this support garment, especially early postpartum and temporarily as needed....to be used without forfeiting abdominal toning and strengthening exercise, breathing well and touch. I have found Bellefit supportive garments to help like they use belly binding around the world such as in Indonesia. They do aid in early postpartum healing and provide support many mamas feel comforted by. I deal with human beings and the reality is many postpartum mom's struggle with body image, feel frustrated that getting back to themselves takes longer than expected. Being into holistic health and healing includes being sensitive to real human struggles - the mind, body, heart and soul of each person and their unique situation. Having helped countless women with these issues after having a baby as a midwife, I have found many still love that binding and feel better with this support, and ability to fit into their pre-pregnancy clothes comfortably and sooner than they would if they went through a C-section or natural childbirth recovery without it - especially when they have to dress up and fit into a certain favorite outfit for a special occasion or wedding not long after having a baby. For more info on the Bellefit girdle, check out my blog about it here. Have a Great Postpartum Recovery (with a little help from Bellefit)! I am thrilled to announce that you get a $20 Off with code: ANNE20 at checkout - if you purchase here.
I adore this company Mitera, created by a Mom Entrepreneur who grew and breasted two babies at work, and wanted stylish clothes to accommodate her and other mamas. They make chic and practical clothing for the pregnant to postpartum mama so she can look and feel her best - at work, special occasions, or every day to Celebrate Motherhood. I wrote more about Mitera on my blog http://homesweethomebirth.com/blog/chic-pregnant-and-breastfeeding-fashion .
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