Mommy Labor Nurse Podcast

Hosted by Liesel Teen, RN

Gain the knowledge and confidence you need to erase the unknowns of pregnancy and birth, and rock the newborn days like a boss. Tune in each week as we dive into pregnancy related topics, expert interviews, and a variety of birth stories to support you in pregnancy, birth, and beyond.

Recent Episodes

This week on the MLN Podcast we’re going to be talking all about mindset! You guys should know by now that I’m ALL about getting you in the right headspace when it comes to birth. Your mind is not only your most powerful tool during birth, but it can also be your worst enemy. It […]

This week on the Mommy Labor Nurse podcast I am joined by friend Nikki over at the BelleMethod and we’re talking all about pelvic floor health! Nikki is a women’s fitness expert, Master Pilates Trainer, and passionate pelvic health advocate. She even created her own evidence-based fitness program for pregnant and postpartum women called The […]

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This week on the Mommy Labor Nurse podcast I have a birth story lined up for yall! And, let me just preface, this is not any ordinary birth story. This one is INTENSE and shall I even say the word? COVID-filled. Yup. This week I had Laurel join me on the podcast to talk all […]

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In this week’s episode of the Mommy Labor Nurse podcast, we talked ALL about preparing for labor….and specifically 10 things you shouldn’t forget! Because for most mamas, birth feels like the great unknown amiright? You’re going to your prenatal visits, checking things off your third-trimester to-do list, maybe your hospital bag is even packed.  Yet […]

Have you ever wanted to be pregnant at the same time as your BFF? Well, that’s exactly what happened with this week’s guests! Shanna and Laura came onto the Mommy Labor Nurse podcast this week and talked all about being pregnant at the SAME time – what the journey was like, and even brought up […]

  What do TikTok and Anesthesia have in common? Well, nothing really – unless you’re my friend Dr. Maggie Printz who joined me for this week’s episode of the Mommy Labor Nurse podcast. Dr. Magnolia Printz is a board-certified anesthesiologist from Wisconsin, and at the time of recording she has over 800k followers on TikTok. […]

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This week on the Mommy Labor Nurse podcast, I was joined by Sara who reached out to me because she wanted to come on the show and talk about her journey to becoming a single mother by choice. The big day of Sara’s embryo transfer happened just two days before we recorded, and I loved […]

This week on the Mommy Labor Nurse Podcast I have an induction birth story for guys! Caitlyn Karl is a fellow mom who was on the podcast way back in episode 78. During that episode she shared with us all about her infant adoption story for her son AJ. It was such a cool conversation […]

This week on the Mommy Labor Nurse podcast, I had Brooke from @thesouthernishmama come on the show to talk all about her pregnancies and birth! Brooke has a popular Instagram page where she does a lot of fun and relatable content surrounding pregnancy, motherhood, and other lifestyle topics with the use of her letterboard. At […]

This week on the Mommy Labor Nurse Podcast I had a chance to chat with Katie from The Breastfeeding Mama. Katie is a mom of three boys, and after the birth of her second baby, she faced a ton of challenges with breastfeeding. That’s where her journey towards becoming The Breastfeeding Mama started, and really […]

This week on the Mommy Labor Nurse Podcast, I have a really exciting birth story to share with you guys! I actually had a personal friend of mine, Tess Camp, come on the show to tell the story of her three very different deliveries, with an emphasis on her extremely precipitous labor and second birth! […]

This week on the Mommy Labor Nurse Podcast, I had the opportunity to chat with the lovely Dr. Natalie Crawford all about infertility and more specifically secondary infertility. Dr. Crawford is a board-certified OBGYN and Reproductive Endocrinologist. She has a large social media following on Instagram, YouTube, and TikTok where she shares amazing content related […]

This week on the Mommy Labor Nurse Podcast, I was joined by Caitlin Fitzgerald for the very eventful and traumatic birth story of her first baby during the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic. Caitlin opens up about her unexpected induction, unplanned C-section, NICU stay, postpartum struggles, and so much more! Due to the pandemic, she […]

This is a special bonus episode of the Mommy Labor Nurse Podcast, where we are going to dive into all things COVID and the COVID vaccine during pregnancy. I get questions about these topics all the time in my DMs, and totally understand that there is a lot of confusion and uncertainty surrounding pregnancy and […]

This week on the Mommy Labor Nurse Podcast I had a chance to chat with the founders of Feeding Littles! Feeding Littles is a platform that’s dedicated to helping parents learn how to confidently feed their babies, toddlers, and older kids. They offer online courses and resources to share their knowledge as feeding experts with […]

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Liesel Teen, BSN-RN
Founder, Mommy Labor Nurse

Meet your host

Hi there. I'm Liesel!

As a labor and delivery nurse, I've spent countless hours with women who felt anxious — even fearful — about giving birth. I want you to know it doesn't have to be that way for you!

When you know what to expect and have the tools to navigate the experience, you'll feel confident and in control.

I believe you deserve a better birth — no matter how you deliver.

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