Perinatal Wellbeing - The Podcast about Prenatal, Pregnancy & Postpartum Health

Jodi’s Birth Stories part 1

February 09, 2022 Dr. Jodi Pawluski Season 1 Episode 5
Perinatal Wellbeing - The Podcast about Prenatal, Pregnancy & Postpartum Health
Jodi’s Birth Stories part 1
Show Notes Transcript

Content Warning: Intrusive thoughts, experience of baby in the NICU

Today’s guest is Dr. Jodi Pawluski, researcher, neuroscientist, therapist, podcaster, and parent! Jodi is from Canada and currently lives in France with her partner and 2 kids. Jodi studies the Parental brain and you can learn all about it on her website and on her podcast, Mommy Brain Revisited. Jodi is also a perinatal mental health therapist. In this episode, Jodi shares her story of her deliveries with her 2 kids, in 2 separate countries, that were not her home countries. Jodi also talks about her experiences with nursing. And we talk about some neuroscience and biology. Because we had so much to talk about you will have part 1 this week and part 2 next week! 

Highlights:

5:10 Prenatal care and testing 

9:46 Searching for healthcare provider

18:25 What would being in a different country be like during the Pandemic?

24:30 How did Jodi’s Neuroscience background influence her approach to labour and delivery

27:37 Haptonomy

31:30 Baby’s birth

37: 40 Challenges with nursing post-birth

39:20 Baby went to the NICU

43:10 Guilt from nursing challenges

49:48 Coping with baby being in NICU

Resources: 

You can find Dr. Pawluski at https://www.jodipawluski.com and her podcast Mommy Brain Revisited is on most major platforms. 

You can find us at www.perinatalwellbeing.ca on Instagram @perinatalwellbeing_ontario or by email info@perinatalwellbeing.ca

Date: February 9, 2022

The Perinatal Wellbeing Podcast

EPISODE # 005

Episode Title: Jodi’s Birth Stories part 1

Content Warning: Intrusive thoughts, experience of baby in the NICU

Today’s guest is Dr. Jodi Pawluski, researcher, neuroscientist, therapist, podcaster, and parent! Jodi is from Canada and currently lives in France with her partner and 2 kids. Jodi studies the Parental brain and you can learn all about it on her website and on her podcast, Mommy Brain Revisited. Jodi is also a perinatal mental health therapist. In this episode, Jodi shares her story of her deliveries with her 2 kids, in 2 separate countries, that were not her home countries. Jodi also talks about her experiences with nursing. And we talk about some neuroscience and biology. Because we had so much to talk about you will have part 1 this week and part 2 next week! 

Highlights:

5:10 Prenatal care and testing 

9:46 Searching for healthcare provider

18:25 What would being in a different country be like during the Pandemic?

24:30 How did Jodi’s Neuroscience background influence her approach to labour and delivery

27:37 Haptonomy

31:30 Baby’s birth

37: 40 Challenges with nursing post-birth

39:20 Baby went to the NICU

43:10 Guilt from nursing challenges

49:48 Coping with baby being in NICU

Resources: 

You can find Dr. Pawluski at https://www.jodipawluski.com and her podcast Mommy Brain Revisited is on most major platforms. 

You can find us at www.perinatalwellbeing.ca on Instagram @perinatalwellbeing_ontario or by email info@perinatalwellbeing.ca