The Real Midwives of Los Angeles
Andrea P. Ep 1
Andrea Pongo, a licensed midwife, and mother of 2 is expecting her 3rd child. She has experienced birth and postpartum from several viewpoints. In this episode, Andrea shares the story of the birth of her firstborn and the lessons she learned during that experience.
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Andrea P. Ep 2
Andrea continues sharing the ups and downs of her first birth journey and how she tried nearly every intervention available.
Andrea P. Ep 3
Once home from giving birth Andrea develops a spinal headache, a side effect of the epidural, and heads to the emergency room for treatment and is admitted. A year later Andrea begins to feel recovered from her birth experience and soon finds out she is pregnant again. Tune in as Andrea maps out ...
Andrea P. Ep 4
During the third trimester of her second pregnancy Andrea trains to be her own Doula. At an otherwise routine 39 week obstetric checkup she receives an unexpected intervention that she did not prepare for or consent to.