Dez talks about the birth of her placenta, recovering from a third degree tear, and her time as a NICU parent in this continuation of the birth story of her daughter Nevaeh.
Housekeeping- for the next little while we will not be uploading as often. We hope to return to weekly uploads by September. We will keep our listeners updated.
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Dez shares the story of her 7 year old Nevaeh! PROM: https://extranet.who.int/rhl/topics/pregnancy-and-childbirth/pregnancy-complications/prelabour-rupture-membranes/antibiotics-prelabour-rupture-membrane-or-near-term Birth Nerd Alert: https://evidencebasedbirth.com/evidence-inducing-labor-water-breaks-term/
The nerds explore the hilarious world of Utah baby names.
Birth Nerd Alert: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hubert_Blaine_Wolfeschlegelsteinhausenbergerdorff_Sr.
Trigger Warning: In this episode we talk about pregnancy loss, ectopic pregnancy and drugs that cause miscarriage.
In this episode, Als talks about her ectopic pregnancy with her baby, Drew Francis.
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With Christmas behind us, the Nerds share all the things they hate about Christmas.... but also what they love.
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Deseret News Article about Jewish Hallmark Movies: https://www.deseret.com/indepth/2019/12/6/20997216/hallmark-hanukkah-movie-double-holiday-date-countdown-christmas-antisemitism-chanukah-jewish-menorah
In this fun Christmas episode, the Nerds explore the Nativity, the culture around birth in Ancient Israel and what it would have been like to raise a perfect child.
Walking With the Women of the New Testament by Heather Farrell: https://www.amazon.com/Walking-Women-Testament-Heather-Farrell/dp/1462114210/ref=sr_1_1?crid=26GCS3KOWUK4H&keywords=walking+with+the+women+of+the+new+testament&qid=1576727134&sprefix=walking+with+the%2Caps%2C241&sr=8-1
Mary, The Mother of Jesus by Camille Fronk Olson : https://www.amazon.com/Mother-Jesus-Camille-Fronk-Olson/dp/1609070054/ref=sr_1_3?keywords=camille+fronk+olson&qid=1576727045&sr=8-3
The Creation of Man portrait by Natalie Lennard: https://www.birthundisturbed.com/the-creation-of-man
Where was Santa born? https://www.bbc.com/news/world-europe-41504172
Childbirth in the Holy Roman Emipre: https://www.historyextra.com/period/roman/childbirth-ancient-rome-empire-mothers-midwives-how-babies-born/
The Santa Clause 3 movie clip: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HjVr7g9lLTQ
Blog post about Mary and postpartum depression: https://newrhythmdoulas.com/mary/
In this episode, we take nerd to the next level as we discuss our ideas of birth in the wizarding world, specifically Harry Potter's culture. Join us as we stumble across a fifteen year old forum, theorize how pregnant folks get around, and laugh ourselves silly at some of the things we come up with!
Sources we use in the show:
The "Harry Potter" series by JK Rowling, specifically books 1, 4, 5, 6, and 7.
This amazing Chamber of Secrets forum from 2004: http://www.cosforums.com/cosarchive/archive/index.php/t-40053.html
Our Birth Nerd Alert from https://www.wizardingworld.com/writing-by-jk-rowling/portkeys
Meet the Nerds, Dez and Als, in our pilot episode as we explore how we became birth nerds, some of our thoughts surrounding birth and our hopes for our podcasting future.
Birth Nerd Alert: Wharton's Jelly https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wharton%27s_jelly