[Birth Story] How She Advocated for her Vaginal Births Despite Having Diabetes


06-07-2022 • 55 mins

Yana Katzap-Nackman shares with Adriana how taking control of her sugar levels and bringing together a supportive team of care providers led her to have the births she desired, despite living with type 1 diabetes. She tells Adriana how she matter-of-factly took herself off the hospital induction schedule, and how she navigated a postpartum experience that included having a TV crew from TLC’s Bringing Home Baby in her house.

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