Hosted by Thérèse Hak-Kuhn, toLabor Executive Director and nationally-renowned doula educator and moderated by Sarah Allen-Short, toRaise Questions Doula Podcast gives doulas and birth workers free access to some of the most thoughtful and experienced experts who will share their insights in order to improve knowledge and increase professionalism and the integrity of each doula.
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Episode 120 - When Your Client Is Also Your Sister
Thérèse spends time talking to Valerie Drews who is a birth doula in the Chicago area (http://www.sacred-pregnancy.com/ ),about her experience being a doula for her sister's births. Is it hard to stay in the role as doula when you are also a family member? Her sister/client, Nichole Oakapal joins the conversation to give her perspective.
Episode 119 - A Birth Story
Dana Jarmon shares her birth story with Thérèse. Dana a birth doula herself, discusses the impact of having a doula present at her birth and also how it may have informed her own doula practice. www.kindredspiritsdoula.com.
Traumatic Birth: A Deeper Understanding
Thérèse has a conversation with Heather Self, a birth doula who had an extremely traumatic birth and the impact it has had on her practice as a doula.
Episode 117 - We're Back!
It's been a long time since our last podcast and Thérèse takes a few moments to say hello again and talk about some of the lessons learned on her journey this past summer.
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Episode 116 - Supporting a Client Desiring a VBAC
Thérèse has a conversation with Emily Bruno, a Certified Birth Doula and one of the owners of My Birth in Richmond VA about how to best support a client who is planning to have a VBAC.
Episode 115 - The Life of A Doula
Thérèse has a conversation with Karry Wolf Anderson, a doula in the Chicago area. They discuss Karry's life as a mother, wife, doula and massage therapist and how she balances it all throughout these years of being active in birth work.