The Bauhauswife Podcast

Yolande Clark's thoughts on freebirth, motherhood, feminism, family, nourishment, spirit, outrageousness & dissent. Find more at
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Mar 15, 2020

Yo responds to the NBC article, discusses freebirth in the context of radical feminism, responsibility & rights, and touches on why standing for women's rights is totally congruent with opposing the sex and surrogacy industries. Contact Yo or book a session at

Dec 21, 2019

Do you lie to your kids about Santa Claus?

I won't lie to my kids about Santa. They are going to get the straight-up truth. 

This is (truly) one of the most controversial topics I've ever covered, and yet every year, I receive messages and emails from women asking me to re-publish this essay. It's become one of my classics! 

Find out why (and how) I stay true to my convictions around Santa, and Christmas. 

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Dec 13, 2019

After a very difficult pregnancy and a harrowing, excruciating, magnificent birth, my sweet 8th baby was born at home, surrounded by family and friends. 

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Apr 28, 2018

In this episode, Yo gets inside her own head and looks at some philosophical ideas as to why ultrasound is so prevalent, as well as discussing the lack of evidence that ultrasound is safe, a couple of studies that have shown that ultrasound damages cells, animal studies, and the economic machine that drives ultrasound use. She also examines some of the cognitive dissonance around ultrasound in the medical community. For more, visit

Sep 9, 2017

In this episode, Yolande concludes the story of Xanthe's Freebirth, including audio footage of the birth itself. 

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Feb 10, 2017

This episode is part 1 of the story of Xanthe's freebirth.  In it, Yolande discusses Xanthe's rather conflicted conception, visions, magic, God and Crossfit (yup, Crossfit!).  

The Bauhauswife podcast frequently touches on freebirth, homebirth, wild-birth, natural parenting, breastfeeding, attachment, spirit, outrageousness & dissent from a radical feminist perspective.

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Aug 8, 2016

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In this episode, Yolande talks about her upcoming freebirth, and what "freebirth" or "unassisted birth" means.  


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Jun 26, 2016

In this episode, Yolande talks about her own journey to a profoundly different kind of prenatal care than what is normally considered to be the optimal way for women to prepare for birth.  What does "prenatal care" really mean, when almost everything to do with pregnancy and birth are standardized and medical? 

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Jun 6, 2016

In this episode, Yolande interviews the wonderful Maryn Green, from!

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May 27, 2016

In this episode, Yolande talks about how she makes homeschooling work for her family.  

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Apr 23, 2016

This is part 2 of a 2-part series during which I converse with three amazing women--one of whom is the mother of five babies, and had an unassisted birth (or family birth) for her fourth, followed by a birth attended by regulated midwives in Nova Scotia. We discuss regulation, personal responsibility, and the ups and downs of navigating within and outside of the system.  

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Apr 12, 2016

In this episode Yolande talks with independent birth-workers Natalie Arsenault and Kate Varsava, and a mother, Renee, who tells the stories of her 5 very different birth experiences, including a freebirth, and a birth attended by regulated midwives.  This is part 1 of a 2 part series, delving into some of the repercussions and implications for mothers, of regulated midwifery.  For more information, please check out

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Mar 25, 2016

In this episode, Yolande discusses how to approach aggression, hostility and violence in young children, and ways to address and diffuse difficult situations with our children, through peaceful connection, rather than punishment, rewards, or threats. 

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Mar 18, 2016
<iframe style="border: none" src="//" height="360" width="640" scrolling="no"  allowfullscreen webkitallowfullscreen mozallowfullscreen oallowfullscreen msallowfullscreen></iframe>   Feel free to listen, above, but you can also subscribe on iTunes! (just search for "bauhauswife". This second episode of The Bauhauswife Podcast is part one of a two-part series on gender and aggression.  In this episode, I focus on a discussion of gender, and how the system of gender pervades all areas of life, including how we parent our children, consciously and unconsciously. Here is a link to the article that I reference in the podcast by Sharon Begley, called "Why Parents May Cause Gender Differences in Kids".  
Mar 16, 2016

This second episode of The Bauhauswife Podcast is part one of a two-part series on gender and aggression.  In this episode, I focus on a discussion of gender, and how the system of gender pervades all areas of life, including how we parent our children, consciously and unconsciously. Check out for my writing on freebirth, pregnancy, attachment, mothering, family, feminism, homeschooling, nourishment, outrageousness & dissent.

Mar 8, 2016

The inaugural Bauhauswife Podcast!  In this first episode, Yolande talks about porn culture, and the effects of porn on families, and society, as well as the usual mention of freebirth, mothering, feminism, family, spirit, nourishment, outrageousness and dissent. Find more at