Episode 156

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Published on:

10th Jul 2024

S5 EP156: Alex Harris: Positive Hospital Birth + Private Hospital & OB

On today’s episode, we hear the positive hospital birth story shared by Alex. As an aesthetic nurse familiar with private hospital settings, Alex decided she felt most comfortable with a private OB care model. After finding an OB she felt aligned with, she immersed herself in education that supported her birth choices, carefully absorbing only positive birth stories and information that resonated with her hospital-based journey.

Alex shares how her dedicated preparation helped her stay anchored in trust when she experienced prodromal labour. She also details all the tools that helped her along her journey to create the ideal birth environment in a private hospital., demonstrating that achieving your dream birth in a private setting is not only possible but also deeply empowering.


Show Notes:

Personal: @alexandrakate_

Pre/Post Natal Pilates: @duopilatesau

Obstetrician: @drhayleypeckston

Hypnobirthing Course: @motherdownunder

Book: Juju Sundin's Birth Skills with Sarah Murdoch

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Positive Birth Australia
Positive Birth Stories and Advice
A podcast created with passion by a Brisbane mum with a strong desire to learn about all the positive and beautiful sides to birth. This space is created for all women to see, hear, and share empowering birth stories and advice in the hopes to heal and educate others. Each week I'll be chatting with Australian mothers, partners, and professionals to inspire other women on their own journey to motherhood.
Instagram: @positivebirthaustralia

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