toRaise Questions Doula Podcast (general)

Jenny from Michigan joins Therese and Sarah to talk about supporting type A moms who have a hard time letting go and surrendering to labor.

Direct download: Episode_34.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 1:53pm EST

Therese and Sarah talk to Terri, a doula in San Diego who has a client who wants to try to VBAC with a breech baby and a bicornate, or heart-shaped uterus. Therese helps Terri sort out the options and choices she can give her client.

Direct download: Episode_32.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 3:41pm EST

Most doulas will eventually have a client who is angry at them, whether fairly or unfairly. Therese and Sarah talk about how to handle being blamed for something you feel is not your fault and also how to grapple with the realization that you did make mistakes and that a client has legitimate complaints.

Direct download: Episode_31.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 11:53am EST

Sarah and Therese discuss the realities of competitive attitudes in birth work especially among doulas and midwifes.

Direct download: Epsiode_28.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 1:03pm EST

Sarah and Therese discuss the importance of the postpartum visit.  

Direct download: Episode_27.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 9:08am EST

Sarah and Therese discuss ways for doulas to work constructively within the hospital setting to make sure their clients' voices are heard.

Direct download: Episode_26.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 12:37pm EST

Sarah and Therese discuss prenatal visits.  

Direct download: Episode_25.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 2:06pm EST

Sarah and Therese discuss a range of topics including doulas trusting their own instincts while encouraging their clients to trust theirs.  

Direct download: Episode_24.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 12:24pm EST

Jen Kamel, founder of VBAC Facts (www.vbacfacts.com), joins Therese and Sarah to talk about common vbac myths and how doulas can support and educate clients seeking a VBAC

Direct download: Episode_22.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 9:00am EST

Episode 20 - Birth Your Business:  Sarah Juliusson talks with Sarah and Therese about her experience helping people start, grow and sustain their own birth businesses.

Direct download: Episode_20_1.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 8:00am EST