Ep 5: My Birth Stories – All About Pregnancy & Birth Podcast with Dr. Nicole C. Rankins
by Dr. Nicole Calloway Rankins

Episode #5: My Birth Stories

I strongly believe that women learn some of the most crucial information possible about labor, delivery and childbirth...from other women’s birth stories.

That’s why on the All About Pregnancy & Birth podcast you’ll find a mixture of advice, expert information, and real life birth stories from mamas and mamas-to-be, just like you.

This episode is a little different though...on today’s episode I’m sharing with you my own personal birth stories! No filters, no gloss. Just truth. Am I proud of every decision I made during my births? Nope. And I share that with you here today.

Because every birth is not ideal. Every mama doesn’t always make choices she’s thrilled about later. Every situation doesn’t go as planned or as dreamed about. But that doesn’t make it any less beautiful.

So join me on this episode to hear about my own experience giving birth, as a mama, and an OB/GYN.

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My 32 week preemie shortly after birth

Baby #2 - Full term!

Me in the NICU 🙂

C-section #2 - Much better experience!

My cutie pies playing dress up 🙂

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Anna - January 31, 2019 Reply

Dear Doctor Rankin’s,
Thank you so much for sharing your birth stories and knowledge. I’m 15 weeks pregnant and I’m a teacher from Brazil. This is my first pregnancy and baby and your words are comforting and reassuring.
All the best,

    Nicole Calloway Rankins - January 31, 2019 Reply

    Hi Anna! Thanks so much for your kind words. It warms my heart to hear that you find the podcast helpful.

    If you listen via iTunes or Stitcher I’d appreciate you leaving a review. It helps other women to find the show.

    Best wishes for a smooth pregnancy and an amazing birth!

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