The Real Midwives of Los Angeles
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 a totally different birth plan for baby number two.
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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.
Andrea P. Ep 5
Andrea enjoys the onset of her second labor alone early in the morning. As labor progresses she finds comfort in her bathtub. When it comes time to go to the hospital Andrea does not want to leave her tub. Still at home labor intensifies further and her water breaks.
Andrea P. Ep 6
Andrea is joined by fellow doula and (at the time) midwife apprentice Jessica Diggs. They discuss the training that goes into becoming a midwife and doula, the differences between the two professions and what drives their passion for supporting pregnancy and birth journeys. Both Andrea and Jessic...