39 minutes | May 13, 2021

Minisode with Mel: A Birth Story, From an Auntie's Perspective

Welcome to the second episode in our newest series, Minisodes with Mel. In this solo episode, I tell the insane and twisted story about the time I had to face my biggest fear in life - CHILD BIRTH! In January 2021, my sister was admitted to the hospital to be induced for labor, and after a series of unfortunate events, I had to volunteer tribute to be by her side while she gave birth to her daughter Alana. I've been terrified of child birth my entire life, but the universe decided this was the year I'd have to face my biggest fear. If you enjoy this episode, share it on social media to help spread the Mimosa Sisterhood word! Looking for ways to support the show? Check out my new support feature!In this episode, we talk about:Costco Vodka Otter PopsMy 3 fears around Motherhood: responsibility, loss of independence, giving birthThe series of unfortunate events that occurred the same day my sister was admitted to the hospital Covid pregnancy & hospital birthsBeing a +1 in the labor and delivery roomWitnessing and experiencing every aspect of labor from the sidelinesThe absolutely insane moment my niece was born into the world like she was a deer in National Geographics The strange concept of NOT bathing babies after they are bornFacing your biggest fear and realizing it's not that badMimosa Sisterhood audience member voicemail with a Woman of the Week shout outResources:Call (562) 270-4914 and leave a voicemail to be featured in a future Minisode witih Mel episode. Voicemail caps at 2.5 minutes.To leave a voicemail longer that 2.5 minutes, send us a voice note through Mimosa Sisterhood Facebook PageCostco's Kirkland Vodka CocktailsFlorence Nightingale's Book Notes on Nursing: What It Is, and What It Is NotSupport this show http://supporter.acast.com/mimosasisterhoodpodcast. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
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