The Real Midwives of Los Angeles

The Real Midwives of Los Angeles

6 Seasons

The Real Midwives of Los Angeles is a streaming video series hosted by pregnancy focused chiropractor Dr. Elliot Berlin.

The series aims to share the pregnancy and childbirth experiences of real women - and real practicing midwives join to help unpack and process each unique story.

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The Real Midwives of Los Angeles
  • Katya S. Ep 1

    Episode 1

    Fashion designer and entrepreneur Katya is nine months pregnant but that doesn't stop her from keeping up with her styling, heels and all, whenever she wants. Katya shares her early career story as well as past and current fashion inspirations and emphasizes how looking your best can be easy and ...

  • Katya S. Ep 2

    Episode 2

    Katya is planning an all natural birth at a hospital with support from her husband and their doula. She is now five days past her due date with mild cramping and she is 1 cm dilated. Induction comes up as an option but Katya opts to wait a few more days before doing any medical intervention. As...

  • Katya S. Ep 3

    Episode 3

    At 41 weeks and 3 days, Katya reluctantly agrees to labor induction and has a big and Immediate reaction after a "Foley bulb" is placed.

  • Katya S. Ep 4

    Episode 4

    Katya feels intense pressure to induce labor even though her body doesn't feel ready. In this episode midwife, Aleks Evanguelidi joins us to help process Katya's birth journey. Learn about what it means to find meconium in the amniotic fluid and the importance of choosing a birth professional w...

  • Katya S. Ep 5

    Episode 5

    34 hours into labor Katya, on 16 units of Pitocin and experiencing intense back labor, decides to get an epidural as she gets closer to pushing. Midwife Aleksandra Evanguelidi shares some insight into how fetal position can affect labor and birth.

  • Katya S. Ep 6

    Episode 6

    In the final episode of this Real Midwives journey Katya shares her postpartum transition experience and how her baby nurse provided necessary support during the first few weeks after birth. Midwife Aleks provides some tips to promote a relaxed experience for mother and baby during feedings.