A podcast from a 30-something, Blaxican, Midwife fumbling through adulting, wifing, and mothering. Join me for enlightening guest interviews from parents of successful people, stories of hilarious parenting/marriage struggles, and beautiful birthing journeys through women's health. Welcome to This American Midwife!
Join Racha Tahani Lawler and myself as we explore home birth, and what it means to be a Black midwife in the US. We really tackle the issue of race in this episode and I'm here for it and I hope that you are too!!! Listen in and expand your horizons =)
Meet Ellie the Ladysmith!! She's here to share her birth stories with us from the typical hospital birth (with her first) to the recent birth of her 10.5 lb son at home!!! Ellie is a hilarious story teller and my hope is that you laugh your way through this episode just like we did while recording it!!
Welcome to our first episode!!! What's a midwife you ask? Eva, Mayano, and I are here to answer that question for ya. We're 3 midwives who love what we do. We share our experiences, birth stories, and patient stories all the while explaining what an American Midwife is! Brace yourself for talk about happy vaginas, angry vaginas, and everything in between!!!
Join Certified Nurse-Midwife and Women's Health Nurse Practitioner Chloe Lubell and I in a fun and engaging conversation about providing care to the LGTBQ community, infertility, conception, sex, penises and at risk populations. One of my favorite episodes!! Enjoy!
Welcome back to another special edition episode where we interview someone who's creating life on their own terms and the parents who raised them. Jodi Harrison-Lee is a 5th degree black belt, wife and mother of 3, who's owned a martial arts studio with her husband for over 20 years now. She has made it her mission to empower young women to never fall victim to crimes of violence or psychological abuse. Her martial arts programs focus not only on physical prowess but mental and emotional strength as well. Her mom joins us in the conversation to talk about how she raised Jodi to be the bad-ass that she is today. Listen in and hopefully take away some pearls of wisdom to pass down to the "mini me's" that we're all raising!
Have you ever wondered what makes a person successful? Were they born that way? Were they in the right place at the right time? Were their parents these amazing people who did everything right? Join author, spoken word activist, and Sister Support President, Natalie Patterson, her mother Lynn Cole, and myself as we discuss the trappings of parenthood. You'll learn about Natalie's entry into the world, her childhood and how she was able to create her brand. We'll also focus on parenting struggles and joys while looking for meaning in it all. Listen, enjoy and then you decide: Was she born with it or is it the Maybelline? Get it?? LOL
Aren't Doulas and Midwives the same thing? What's the difference? Join me for an inspiring and eye-opening discussion with today's guest all the way from Miami, FL: Eyla Cuenca birth Doula, birth photographer and Bradley Method Coach. Learn about her path to birth work, what Doula work is, what the Bradley Method aims for all within the context of conversation among we childhood friends. Of course no episode would be complete without our birth stories and discussion about bringing empowerment back to birth. Take a listen, you'll be glad you did =)
A quick introduction about me Olivia: Mom, Wife, and Certified Nurse-Midwife and what this podcast is all about. Take a listen and fall in love with your new favorite podcast "This American Midwife" #TAM!