Jess DeMaster is a wife and mother of two from San Diego, CA. She’s had two homebirths (both with our very own kween Karly!) and she came on the show to share about her experiences. On paper, both of her births were very similar – relatively straightforward home births – but her personal experience was quite different each time. Her first birth challenged her in ways she couldn’t have imagined, including a very prolonged pushing phase (7 hours!) and an extremely challenging postpartum period. Given her first experience, she prepared carefully for her second baby, focusing specifically on her bulletproof plan for a healing and restful postpartum period. We hope you enjoy Jess’ stories!

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