toRaise Questions Doula Podcast

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

Heather from Oregon joins Sarah and Therese to talk through a difficult birth involving a long induction, a lot of unforeseen interventions, and an angry and anxious partner.

Direct download: Episode21.mp3
Category:Partners -- posted at: 10:04pm 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

Sarah and Therese follow up on their discussion about Caeserian Sections.

Direct download: Episode_19.mp3
Category:Interventions -- posted at: 10:50am EST

Sarah and Therese talk to Miriam Zoila Perez, the Radical Doula of http://radicaldoula.com/.  Also check out her TEDx talk https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YCsIhuR5fqU

Direct download: Episode_18.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 11:06pm EST

Therese and Sarah talk about the doulas role when a c-section is suggested by the care provider but not yet medically necessary. 

Direct download: Episode_17.mp3
Category:Interventions -- posted at: 1:11pm EST

Sarah and Therese tackle some thorny questions from listeners.

Direct download: Episode16.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 2:07pm EST

This week's toRaise Questions doula podcast features a conversation with Dr. Stuart Fischbein (https://www.facebook.com/DrStuartFischbein) , an OBGYN in LA who has been a tireless advocate for choice, autonomy, and informed consent in birth for more than 30 years. We talk to him about how doulas can and should work with OBs. Check out his weekly birth podcast,http://drstuspodcast.com/, and his website at birthinginstincts.com. Dr. Stu has won three Physician of the Year awards and one Lifetime Achievement Award from the Doula Association of Southern California. 

Direct download: Episode_15.mp3
Category:obstetricians -- posted at: 11:41am EST

Therese tells the story of her daughter Happy Anne and how the experiences she has been through have informed her doula practice

Direct download: Episode_14.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 11:03am EST