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Part 1 of 2. Join hosts Liz and Natalie in this heartfelt episode of the Golden Hour birth podcast as they invite Natalie's husband, Sam, to share his perspective on their children's births. From the excitement and magic of their first child to the unexpected news of their second pregnancy, Sam candidly reflects on the rollercoaster of emotions he experienced during both pregnancies and births.
The episode dives into the contrast between the two pregnancies, where the first was filled with anticipation and wonder, while the second brought unexpected challenges and a different set of emotions. Sam and Natalie discuss their efforts to replicate the beauty of their first birth with Wesley, highlighting the conflicts and feelings of disappointment that arose. They share their journey towards finding balance and acceptance while navigating the unique dynamics of each pregnancy and birth.
The conversation takes a nostalgic turn as the hosts reminisce about the day Natalie went into labor with Wesley, recounting the surprise and excitement that filled the air. Sam shares his initial reaction to the contractions and the significant role he played in supporting Natalie throughout her labor experience. They touch upon the emotions surrounding the potential need for induction and the last-minute changes to their plans.
This intimate episode also touches on the challenges faced during the second pregnancy and the impact it had on their family dynamics. Sam honestly expresses his feelings of shock, disappointment, and the struggle to show up as he thought Natalie expected him to. They explore the evolving dynamics between Wesley and Sam and how their relationship blossomed during the early postpartum period.
Tune in to this heartfelt episode to gain insight into the unique perspective of a father's journey through pregnancy and birth. Discover the highs and lows, the unexpected moments, and the love that fills the hearts of a growing family as they navigate the beautiful chaos of parenthood. This is part 1 of 2.
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