Well, Actually https://indiebirth.org Well, Actually… explores the logic behind physiological birth practices. Margo brings together her favorite information, ideas and quotes to synthesize her thoughts on a variety of topics, some you may never have thought about before, and some you may find yourself rethinking. Mon, 22 Jul 2019 16:41:46 +0000 en-US hourly 1 https://wordpress.org/?v=5.2.2 https://indiebirth.org/wp-content/uploads/2018/02/cropped-ibfav-32x32.jpg Well, Actually https://indiebirth.org 32 32 Well, Actually... explores the logic behind physiological birth practices. Margo brings together her favorite information, ideas and quotes to synthesize her thoughts on a variety of topics, some you may never have thought about before, and some you may find yourself rethinking. This podcast is a production of the Indie Birth Association and IndieBirth.com. Margo Blackstone yes Margo Blackstone info@indiebirth.com info@indiebirth.com (Margo Blackstone) Indie Birth Private Contract Association Exploring the logic behind physiological birth practices. Well, Actually http://www.indiebirth.org/images/margopod4.png https://indiebirth.org TV-14 A Radical Conversation about Trauma and Healing with Jennifer Summerfeldt https://indiebirth.org/a-radical-conversation-about-trauma-and-healing-with-jennifer-summerfeldt/ Sun, 24 Mar 2019 22:55:54 +0000 https://indiebirth.org/?p=12376 https://indiebirth.org/a-radical-conversation-about-trauma-and-healing-with-jennifer-summerfeldt/#respond https://indiebirth.org/a-radical-conversation-about-trauma-and-healing-with-jennifer-summerfeldt/feed/ 0 Jennifer Summerfeldt, Master of Arts in Counselling Psychology (MACP), has nearly two decades of experience in maternal health and psychology. In addition to being a counselor, Jennifer has also been a childbirth advocate, maternal educator, doula, midwifery apprentice, and published writer. As the founder and creator of the Healing After Birth program, Jennifer uses her...<p class="more-link-wrap"><a class="more-link" href="https://indiebirth.org/a-radical-conversation-about-trauma-and-healing-with-jennifer-summerfeldt/">Read More</a></p> Jennifer Summerfeldt, Master of Arts in Counselling Psychology (MACP), has nearly two decades of experience in maternal health and psychology. In addition to being a counselor, Jennifer has also been a childbirth advocate, maternal educator, doula, Jennifer Summerfeldt, Master of Arts in Counselling Psychology (MACP), has nearly two decades of experience in maternal health and psychology. In addition to being a counselor, Jennifer has also been a childbirth advocate, maternal educator, doula, midwifery apprentice, and published writer. As the founder and creator of the Healing After Birth program, Jennifer uses her...Read More Margo Blackstone yes 1:08:12 Self-Care and Spiraling Up : No More Excuses https://indiebirth.org/self-care-and-spiraling-up-no-more-excuses/ Sat, 09 Mar 2019 21:42:46 +0000 https://indiebirth.org/?p=12334 https://indiebirth.org/self-care-and-spiraling-up-no-more-excuses/#respond https://indiebirth.org/self-care-and-spiraling-up-no-more-excuses/feed/ 0 In this episode of Well, Actually... Margo talks about self-care from the car! In this episode of Well, Actually... Margo talks about self-care from the car! In this episode of Well, Actually... Margo talks about self-care from the car! Margo Blackstone yes 31:06 All About the Postpartum Revolution, Pelvic Care, and Sex After Birth with Kimberly Ann Johnson https://indiebirth.org/all-about-the-postpartum-revolution-pelvic-care-and-sex-after-birth-with-kimberly-ann-johnson/ Mon, 02 Apr 2018 14:31:40 +0000 https://www.indiebirth.org/?p=9053 https://indiebirth.org/all-about-the-postpartum-revolution-pelvic-care-and-sex-after-birth-with-kimberly-ann-johnson/#respond https://indiebirth.org/all-about-the-postpartum-revolution-pelvic-care-and-sex-after-birth-with-kimberly-ann-johnson/feed/ 0 In this episode of Well, Actually... Margo interviews Kimberly Ann Johnson, author of the newly released book The Fourth Trimester: A Postpartum Guide to Healing Your Body, Balancing Your Emotions, and Restoring Your Vitality. In this episode of Well, Actually... Margo interviews Kimberly Ann Johnson, author of the newly released book The Fourth Trimester: A Postpartum Guide to Healing Your Body, Balancing Your Emotions, and Restoring Your Vitality. In this episode of Well, Actually... Margo interviews Kimberly Ann Johnson, author of the newly released book The Fourth Trimester: A Postpartum Guide to Healing Your Body, Balancing Your Emotions, and Restoring Your Vitality. Margo Blackstone yes 1:04:51 Well Actually,….Steaming Your Vag is a Time Honored Tradition Across Cultures! https://indiebirth.org/well-actually-steaming-your-vag-is-a-time-honored-tradition-across-cultures/ Wed, 28 Mar 2018 23:01:18 +0000 https://www.indiebirth.org/?p=9018 https://indiebirth.org/well-actually-steaming-your-vag-is-a-time-honored-tradition-across-cultures/#respond https://indiebirth.org/well-actually-steaming-your-vag-is-a-time-honored-tradition-across-cultures/feed/ 0 In this episode of Well, Actually... Margo interviews Keli Garza of Steamy Chick (steamychick.com) In this episode of Well, Actually... Margo interviews Keli Garza of Steamy Chick (steamychick.com) In this episode of Well, Actually... Margo interviews Keli Garza of Steamy Chick (steamychick.com) Margo Blackstone yes 59:04 Well Actually…You CAN Birth a Breech Baby! An Interview With Ijeoma About Her Unassisted Breech Homebirth https://indiebirth.org/well-actually-can-birth-breech-baby-interview-ijeoma-unassisted-breech-homebirth/ Fri, 05 Jan 2018 22:40:28 +0000 https://www.indiebirth.org/?p=8721 https://indiebirth.org/well-actually-can-birth-breech-baby-interview-ijeoma-unassisted-breech-homebirth/#respond https://indiebirth.org/well-actually-can-birth-breech-baby-interview-ijeoma-unassisted-breech-homebirth/feed/ 0 In this episode of Well, Actually... Margo interviews Ijeoma about her unassisted breech homebirth. In this episode of Well, Actually... Margo interviews Ijeoma about her unassisted breech homebirth. In this episode of Well, Actually... Margo interviews Ijeoma about her unassisted breech homebirth. Margo Blackstone yes 1:04:38 Listening to Your Female Animal in Pregnancy : An Interview with Jena la Flamme https://indiebirth.org/listening-female-animal-pregnancy-interview-jena-la-flamme/ Tue, 27 Jun 2017 22:27:21 +0000 http://www.indiebirth.com/?p=7462 https://indiebirth.org/listening-female-animal-pregnancy-interview-jena-la-flamme/#comments https://indiebirth.org/listening-female-animal-pregnancy-interview-jena-la-flamme/feed/ 1 In this episode of Well, Actually... Margo interviews Jena la Flamme about instinctual eating in pregnancy, getting in tune with your "female animal" and other sexy stuff! Jena has devoted her life to showing women around the world how to be in tune with the innate wisdom of their bodies and how they too can...<p class="more-link-wrap"><a class="more-link" href="https://indiebirth.org/listening-female-animal-pregnancy-interview-jena-la-flamme/">Read More</a></p> In this episode of Well, Actually... Margo interviews Jena la Flamme about instinctual eating in pregnancy, getting in tune with your "female animal" and other sexy stuff! Jena has devoted her life to showing women around the world how to be in tune wi... In this episode of Well, Actually... Margo interviews Jena la Flamme about instinctual eating in pregnancy, getting in tune with your "female animal" and other sexy stuff! Jena has devoted her life to showing women around the world how to be in tune with the innate wisdom of their bodies and how they too can...Read More Margo Blackstone yes 70:56 Dad Edition #1 : From Hospital Birth to Home Birth Experiences; An Interview with Ed Sciulli https://indiebirth.org/dadsedition1wellactually/ Fri, 21 Apr 2017 15:44:47 +0000 http://www.indiebirth.com/?p=6993 https://indiebirth.org/dadsedition1wellactually/#respond https://indiebirth.org/dadsedition1wellactually/feed/ 0 In this interview, Ed will share with us his experiences of the births of his four children, ranging from cesarean births, to home births, to an accidentally unassisted home birth. He has great insight for fellow dads who may not be so sure about home birth, but are interested in learning more. I'm so grateful...<p class="more-link-wrap"><a class="more-link" href="https://indiebirth.org/dadsedition1wellactually/">Read More</a></p> In this interview, Ed will share with us his experiences of the births of his four children, ranging from cesarean births, to home births, to an accidentally unassisted home birth. He has great insight for fellow dads who may not be so sure about home ... In this interview, Ed will share with us his experiences of the births of his four children, ranging from cesarean births, to home births, to an accidentally unassisted home birth. He has great insight for fellow dads who may not be so sure about home birth, but are interested in learning more. I'm so grateful...Read More Margo Blackstone yes 44:40 When the Evidence Runs Out – Following Your Intuition in Birth https://indiebirth.org/mariamengelwellactually/ Thu, 16 Jun 2016 12:52:50 +0000 http://www.indiebirth.com/?p=6261 https://indiebirth.org/mariamengelwellactually/#respond https://indiebirth.org/mariamengelwellactually/feed/ 0 Maria Mengel joins Margo on the podcast to talk about her birth experiences and the lessons she has taken away from them. Maria is a mother of two, wife, music teacher, doula, childbirth educator, placenta specialist, and owner of the newly launched Thrive Birth Services of Delmarva. She began her professional career as a musician...<p class="more-link-wrap"><a class="more-link" href="https://indiebirth.org/mariamengelwellactually/">Read More</a></p> Maria Mengel joins Margo on the podcast to talk about her birth experiences and the lessons she has taken away from them. Maria is a mother of two, wife, music teacher, doula, childbirth educator, placenta specialist, Maria Mengel joins Margo on the podcast to talk about her birth experiences and the lessons she has taken away from them. Maria is a mother of two, wife, music teacher, doula, childbirth educator, placenta specialist, and owner of the newly launched Thrive Birth Services of Delmarva. She began her professional career as a musician...Read More Margo Blackstone yes 44:44 Preparing for a Peaceful Postpartum with Julie Nitz https://indiebirth.org/preparing-peaceful-postpartum-julie-nitz/ Sat, 09 Apr 2016 13:33:45 +0000 http://www.indiebirth.com/?p=6096 https://indiebirth.org/preparing-peaceful-postpartum-julie-nitz/#comments https://indiebirth.org/preparing-peaceful-postpartum-julie-nitz/feed/ 2 On this episode I talk with my dear friend, Julie Nitz, about preparing for a peaceful postpartum. On this episode I talk with my dear friend, Julie Nitz, about preparing for a peaceful postpartum. On this episode I talk with my dear friend, Julie Nitz, about preparing for a peaceful postpartum. Margo Blackstone yes 54:45 Placenta Talk with Ruth Goldberg https://indiebirth.org/placenta-talk-ruth-goldberg/ Tue, 15 Mar 2016 23:50:19 +0000 http://www.indiebirth.com/?p=5968 https://indiebirth.org/placenta-talk-ruth-goldberg/#comments https://indiebirth.org/placenta-talk-ruth-goldberg/feed/ 1 On this episode I talk with Ruth Goldberg all about the placenta! Check out Ruth's website Repurpose Your Placenta On this episode I talk with Ruth Goldberg all about the placenta! Check out Ruth's website Repurpose Your Placenta On this episode I talk with Ruth Goldberg all about the placenta! Check out Ruth's website Repurpose Your Placenta Margo Blackstone yes 40:40 Jane’s Breech Birth https://indiebirth.org/janes-breech-birth/ Wed, 13 Jan 2016 22:14:00 +0000 http://www.indiebirth.com/?p=5600 https://indiebirth.org/janes-breech-birth/#comments https://indiebirth.org/janes-breech-birth/feed/ 3 On this episode I talk with my friend Jane about her breech birth. On this episode I talk with my friend Jane about her breech birth. On this episode I talk with my friend Jane about her breech birth. Margo Blackstone yes 46:17 Exploring Self-Care in Pregnancy with Amy Giove https://indiebirth.org/exploring-self-care-in-pregnancy-with-amy-giove/ Sun, 15 Nov 2015 20:24:40 +0000 http://www.indiebirth.com/?p=5533 https://indiebirth.org/exploring-self-care-in-pregnancy-with-amy-giove/#respond https://indiebirth.org/exploring-self-care-in-pregnancy-with-amy-giove/feed/ 0 In this episode of "Well, Actually...," Amy and I talk about how self care has looked and changed over the course of her many pregnancies. We talk about challenges Amy has had, nutrition, sleep, community support, as well as the experience of doing prenatal visits with herself and preparing for unassisted births. In this episode of "Well, Actually...," Amy and I talk about how self care has looked and changed over the course of her many pregnancies. We talk about challenges Amy has had, nutrition, sleep, community support, In this episode of "Well, Actually...," Amy and I talk about how self care has looked and changed over the course of her many pregnancies. We talk about challenges Amy has had, nutrition, sleep, community support, as well as the experience of doing prenatal visits with herself and preparing for unassisted births. Margo Blackstone yes 69:19 But Who Cuts the Cord? https://indiebirth.org/but-who-cuts-the-cord/ Fri, 24 Jul 2015 20:09:49 +0000 http://www.indiebirth.com/?p=4990 https://indiebirth.org/but-who-cuts-the-cord/#respond https://indiebirth.org/but-who-cuts-the-cord/feed/ 0 In this episode of "Well, Actually...", Margo talks all about the cutting of the cord. In this episode of "Well, Actually...", Margo talks all about the cutting of the cord. In this episode of "Well, Actually...", Margo talks all about the cutting of the cord. Margo Blackstone yes 39:59