Episode 77: How To Plan The Birth Experience You Want For Yourself

July 31, 2019

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Episode Overview

Birth experiences and choices vary widely from person to person. Jen, Annie and Lauren have all made different choices in the way they had their babies and in today’s episode they invited Emily, the founder of The Good Birth Co, to share a very Balance365 aligned philosophy on birth that’s a breath of fresh air. The messy middle-birthing edition. Enjoy!

 What you’ll hear in this episode

  • Why are birth plans or informed consent important
  • How having a birth plan can help us have a better experience
  • What a birth plan should include
  • The importance of emotional safety in childbirth
  • Getting in the drivers’ seat – self-advocacy and building a team that supports you
  • Professional practice guidelines for birth professionals
  • The messy middle of birth
  • Why having a Plan B is a good idea
  • Three prevalent myths that happen in the birthing community
  • How to find an evidence-based birth professional



Download a copy of this episode’s transcript here.


10/10 Recommend to family, friends, & clients 

Sound advice, presented in an easy to understand, approachable way. As a woman, mom, wife, daughter, friend, and Registered Dietitian - I recommend this podcast to everyone including my clients. I'm a huge fan of Balance365.  Keep it up ladies! Your friend, @dietitianchels :)


Outlook shifted 

Since listening to this podcast (and being part of the Facebook group(s) of B365), my whole outlook on myself, my body, my wellness, my worth has changed for the better. I thank these ladies for showing me another way to be in this world. I no longer obsess over my weight or food. I very much look forward to each podcast released!


My Morning Coffee Date 

Especially in 2020, having a little positivity is so important. Every time I listen to this podcast, not only do I have a smile on my face, I discover something about myself. And I consider myself to have a whole hell of a lot of self-awareness to begin with! It's almost cliche to say this now but it truly feels like you're having coffee with girlfriends!