Episode 10 of The Positive Birth Story Podcast is a frank and honest conversation filled with humor. Laura speaks honestly about not loving being pregnant, but loving her empowering birth experience. She admits she’d rather give birth once a month for nine months than endure 9 months of pregnancy!

“It was kind of a euphoric chaos…I am envious of girls that I hear are going to have a baby soon and that are going to experience that unique, powerful, indescribable experience that is giving birth to your baby.”


The Positive Birth Story Podcast features empowering & positive stories about birth. Swedish midwife Åsa Holstein shares her in-depth knowledge of birth and speaks to brave women who share their personal stories. This is a podcast with women, for women about the super power that resides in all of us.

Find all episodes of The Positive Birth Story Podcast here.

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Category: Maternal and Child Health    Motherhood    Pregnancy
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Åsa Holstein

My name is Åsa Holstein and I am a Swedish midwife, healthcare entrepreneur and an advocate for women's rights. The idea behind "The Positive Birth Story Podcast" was born after meeting many women and seeing the need for us to share empowering and positive stories about birth. We need these stories to help us tap into the superpower that resides in all of us. Having a positive experience from giving birth is not the same as birth always being a smooth sailing. It can be a bumpy road for sure. It is more about pushing through the hardships that contributes to the positive experience. And the people that we surround us we. The people that will help us feel safe, respected and loved.

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