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[Birth Stories] Why This Surrogate Lobbied for an Unmedicated Birth

av Birthful | Publicerades 3/17/2021

When she became a gestational surrogate, Danellia Arechiga felt strongly about having an unmedicated birth at a birth center. Even as her labor plan derailed into an induction, she pushed for few interventions. She tells Adriana Lozada why doing so was important for her, the baby, and the intended parents.Listen through to the end for Adriana’s “Two Things to Do: One for You, One for the Rest of Us.” Every week, she selects actions, books, and other resources to further inform your intuition and support others on their birth journeys.If you liked this episode, listen to our interview about the pushing stage, and to this story from a professional surrogate.You can learn more about Danellia @themultidimensionalmami. Connect with Birthful @BirthfulPodcast and email us at info@Birthful.com. Subscribe on Apple Podcasts, Amazon Music, Spotify, and anywhere you listen to podcasts.Download Birthful's Postpartum Plan FREE when you sign up for our weekly newsletter! Don't miss even more tips, insights, and news from Adriana and her guests!

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On Birthful, working doula and former journalist Adriana Lozada talks pregnancy, birth and postpartum with top experts and new parents. Every episode distills the overload of pregnancy information down to the most relevant and useful stuff. Adriana Lozada is a mom, author, speaker, birth doula, postpartum educator, and healthy-sleep consultant. Visit Birthful.com. Please note: Adriana has years of experience but she's not a doctor, and does not expect anyone to treat the show like medical advice. Please always consult with your care provider. This show does not dispense medical advice.