toRaise Questions Doula Podcast

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

How to talk to and support clients after a birth that didn't go as they planned and how to balance your vision of how the client's birth went with theirs.

Direct download: Episode_30.mp3
Category:Interventions -- posted at: 12:00pm EST

Sarah and Therese talk to Erica, an experienced postpartum doula about the role of the postpartum doula in supporting families.

Direct download: Epsiode_29.mp3
Category:Postpartum -- posted at: 9:09am 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

Jessica from Vermont joins Sarah and Therese to talk about a birth she supported involving a swollen cervix and a birth center to hospital transfer. 

Direct download: Episode_23.mp3
Category:Interventions -- posted at: 10:26am 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