# 106: Navigating Childbirth with Confidence with Gina Mundy

by | May 28, 2024 | Podcast

Parenting in the First 3 Years Podcast

What are some key steps expecting parents can take to prepare for a safer childbirth experience? How can you navigate the unknown with confidence?
In this episode of Parenting in the First Three Years, our special guest, Gina Munday, an experienced attorney and author of A Parent’s Guide to Safer Childbirth dives into crucial topics for expecting parents. We  discuss how to navigate childbirth with confidence, the essential steps to ensure the safety of both mother and baby, and how being well-prepared can make a significant difference in your childbirth experience. Gina shares valuable insights from her book and her podcast, The Childbirth Attorney with Gina Munday.  Whether you’re an expecting parent or know someone who is, this episode is packed with vital information you won’t want to miss.

Topics Discussed:

  • Importance of being informed and prepared for childbirth
  • Common complications and how to avoid them
  • The role of communication with your delivery team
  • Tips for preparing a birth plan and the significance of having a support person
  • Dealing with fear of the unknown

About our guest:

Gina Mundy is a dedicated attorney specializing in childbirth cases. With over two decades of experience, she has meticulously analyzed the mistakes made during labor and delivery. Her bestselling book, A Parent’s Guide to a Safer Childbirth, is designed to help parents prevent these errors and ensure the health and safety of their babies. Unlike many who get involved only after an unfortunate mistake has occurred, Gina adopts a proactive approach, engaging with parents before childbirth.
Throughout her career, Gina has traveled nationwide to interact with healthcare professionals, including doctors, nurses, and midwives, to gain a comprehensive understanding of labor and delivery. These interactions have provided her with invaluable insights, allowing her to appreciate the diverse perspectives and practices across different regions of the country. By meeting with experts from various states, she has examined and analyzed the myriad issues that can arise during labor and delivery, impacting both mother and baby.
Gina’s extensive research involves meticulously analyzing countless studies on childbirth. This rigorous process equips her with the necessary knowledge to conduct thorough cross-examinations of a diverse array of experts. Through these examinations, she skillfully discerns their opinions on errors that have occurred during labor and delivery, sharpening her proficiency in the nuances of childbirth.
As legal counsel, Gina has worked closely with delivery teams whose care has been questioned following adverse outcomes. She has spent thousands of hours scrutinizing cases, conducting interviews with delivery teams, and thoroughly examining medical records to gain an in-depth understanding of every decision made during labor and delivery.
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I’m a child development specialist, parent coach and teacher trainer. I’ve cared for countless babies in child development programs, plus 3 kids, 4 grand babies and 5 foster babies! I LOVE babies and would come hold yours if I could. ❤️

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