The Real Midwives of Los Angeles
Katya S. Ep 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 delivery day approaches she works on packing and planning what she will wear during labor, birth and when she leaves the hospital.
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Katya S. Ep 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
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
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.