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.

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32 Minutes

This week on the podcast I’m chatting with pre and post-natal corrective exercise specialist, Ashley from Get Mom Strong. She talked to me all about prenatal fitness myths vs facts, ab training, how to even START working out as a pregnant lady if you weren’t pre-pregnancy, postpartum recovery, and more! Her journey teaching moms to […]

54 Minutes

This week on the Mommy Labor Nurse podcast I’m joined by my friend and homebirth midwife, Anne Margolis, from Home Sweet Homebirth! Yeah, we’re chatting all about homebirth this week! Homebirth is something I am NOT very familiar with, from a practitioner standpoint – I’ve only EVER attended hospital births – but I do respect […]

33 Minutes

This week on the Mommy Labor Nurse podcast we are talking all about your birth team! And let me put it right out there that I know some of you probably already have a provider at this point, and some of this might not feel relevant. BUT. I still want you to give this episode […]

57 Minutes

I can’t believe that this is the LAST podcast episode of 2021! We’re taking a week off next week, but I’ll be back fresh with a new episode for you in the new year. I know it sounds cliche, but it feels like just yesterday that I even started this podcast, and to think I’ve […]

43 Minutes

This week on the Mommy Labor Nurse podcast, I had the opportunity to chat with a male L&D nurse. Which is not something I come across every day! So during Sunday Story Questions a couple of months ago one of you guys asked if I had ever worked with a male labor and delivery nurse […]

34 Minutes

This week on the Mommy Labor Nurse podcast I’m on solo for you guys! In this episode, I’m answering LOTS of third trimester FAQs. I remember what it was like being in my third trimester (both times)- and that last one really wasn’t that long ago, and gosh I gotta say it can come with […]

29 Minutes

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 […]

39 Minutes

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 […]

37 Minutes

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 […]

31 Minutes

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 […]

29 Minutes

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. […]

39 Min

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 […]

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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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