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Vani Hari Bio
After overcoming a severe case of endometriosis in her 20s, Vani changed her diet and lifestyle, but still worried that she’d have trouble getting pregnant. When she and her husband were finally ready to have a baby at age 38, she conceived after just one month of trying! Vani chose to have a natural hospital birth, and assembled a team to help her get there. She says she couldn’t have achieved a natural child birth without the coaching of her doula, supportive doctor, and a very positive and helpful nurse. She also says there were a few moments during labor where she asked the team “can I do this?” and they would say “yes, you can do this,” and that really motivated her. Taking drugs, however, didn’t enter her mind once. She says that after having her daughter a few months ago, she has been in pure bliss enjoying breastfeeding; and, that the happy-hormones from nursing help her overcome the sleep deprivation that comes with juggling motherhood and business.
Connect with Vani on Instagram at @foodbabemama where she shares natural and organic pregnancy and motherhood tips! You can read more about her journey at foodbabe.com
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Big fan of The Birth Hour but I couldn’t continue listening to this one after the speaker said that there were scientific studies supporting a link between the Vitamin K shot and Leukemia. This is misinformation based on one small study from 1992 has never, ever been replicated despite many, much larger studies being done on this. Sounds more like confirmation bias than actual research.
Thanks for your comment Alex. We provide a space for our guests to tell their stories which includes providing their opinions. We only link to resources that are evidenced based and won’t be linking to that study. Thanks for listening to The Birth Hour! 🙂
Thanks for providing such a great variety of content! This one was hard for me because it’s echoey. As per the Vitamin K shot, one of the known side effects is “fatality,” so that was enough for me to find an alternative. Ps, my 4yo requests we listen to an episode every morning.
One of the known side effects of refusing a vitamin K shot is fatality. In fact, the death rate of infants from bleeding dropped from 2% to .45% after the shot was introduced. Here’s the scientific data: https://evidencebasedbirth.com/evidence-for-the-vitamin-k-shot-in-newborns/