Log in

goodpods headphones icon

To access all our features

Open the Goodpods app
Close icon
Birth Matters - 21: Pre-term Labor During Girlfriend Time While Dad's Away (Part 1)

21: Pre-term Labor During Girlfriend Time While Dad's Away (Part 1)

Birth Matters

01/21/20 • 59 min

plus icon
Not bookmarked icon
Share icon

For today's and next week’s episodes, we have another 2-parter for you as Dee & Sam share their two daughters’ preemie birth stories. You’ll hear these two soulful parents share some pretty incredible details about their two hospital births. In this episode, labor begins prematurely, several weeks before the due time, and soon after one of the biggest snowstorms New York has seen in many years. I might add it happens all while Dee’s husband, Sam, is having fun down in Austin for South by Southwest with his brother, and he makes it back in the nick of time. Hear how Dee’s best friend comes up to visit while Sam’s away thinking they’ll get some girl time, but little did they know her girlfriend would be a labor support partner until Sam could get on the next flight to return! Due to the amount of bleeding she had, they ended up admitting her earlier than they normally would. Dee’s water breaks right around the time that Sam arrives from the airport, and her contractions immediately get much stronger, which leads her to opt for the epidural, which she always thought she would opt for. Hear how she details the ways in which having a doula made a huge difference in how her labor went, especially in light of having so much back labor due to the baby not quite being in an optimal position. She also describes how quickly the pushing stage went for her, and Sam will give a few of his reflections on being present for the birth.

01/21/20 • 59 min

plus icon
Not bookmarked icon
Share icon

Birth Matters - 21: Pre-term Labor During Girlfriend Time While Dad's Away (Part 1)

Transcript

Lisa: 0:00
You're listening to the Birth Matters Podcast Episode 21.
Dee: 0:03
I went into the bathroom and it was a lot, and I just knew. I was like, "Kelly!" and she was like, "Oh, God, what? What?" And I was like, "I'm in labor, I'm in labor. I know I'm in labor. Like, we got to go to the hospital." And she just, like, her face—it was hilarious because she was like, "OK, OK," and she grabbed her phone and she texted Sam. What'd she say? "More blo

Episode Comments

0.0

out of 5

Star filled grey IconStar filled grey IconStar filled grey IconStar filled grey IconStar filled grey Icon
Star filled grey IconStar filled grey IconStar filled grey IconStar filled grey Icon
Star filled grey IconStar filled grey IconStar filled grey Icon
Star filled grey IconStar filled grey Icon
Star filled grey Icon

No ratings yet

Star iconStar iconStar iconStar iconStar icon

eg., What part of this podcast did you like? Ask a question to the host or other listeners...

Post

Generate a badge

Get a badge for your website that links back to this episode

Select type & size
Open dropdown icon
share badge image

<a href="https://goodpods.com/podcasts/birth-matters-25642/21-pre-term-labor-during-girlfriend-time-while-dads-away-part-1-10549945"> <img src="https://storage.googleapis.com/goodpods-images-bucket/badges/generic-badge-1.svg" alt="listen to 21: pre-term labor during girlfriend time while dad's away (part 1) on goodpods" style="width: 225px" /> </a>

Copy