22 min

041 What is On My Heart with Michelle Smith The Birth Ease Podcast

    • Parenting

In this personal episode, Michelle shares her experience of supporting her most recent doula families through the births of their babies during the COVID-19 pandemic. She candidly explores the emotions coming up for her during these last few weeks as the mother of a multi-racial child. Michelle explores how she is navigating it all through the lens of grief support.
“It hit me, and I am still working through it. If I am this exhausted as a white woman with a black family how depleted our black communities must be?And as I listen, they are exhausted. And, tired of trying to get people to listen and fighting a system that isn’t broken that is actually working exactly as it was designed to do.”—Michelle Smith


Connect with Michelle Smith:
Website: BirthEaseServices.com (https://www.birtheaseservices.com/)
Facebook:  Birth Ease Baby Loss Support (https://www.facebook.com/BirthEaseLossSupport),  Birth Ease (https://www.facebook.com/BirthEaseMethod/),   The Birth Ease Podcast (https://www.facebook.com/thebirtheasepodcast/)
Instagram: @birtheaselosssupport (https://www.instagram.com/birtheaselosssupport/),  @ birtheasemichellesmith (https://www.instagram.com/birtheasemichellesmith/)
YouTube:  Birth Ease (https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCcpfTDHpaqRkU2w_GHdGlmQ)
LinkedIn:  Birth Ease Michelle Smith ( https://www.linkedin.com/in/birth-ease-michelle-smith-033a8b1a6/)
Pinterest: Birth Ease (https://www.pinterest.com/birthease/boards/)
Show: Birth Ease (https://feeds.blubrry.com/feeds/birthease.xml)

In this personal episode, Michelle shares her experience of supporting her most recent doula families through the births of their babies during the COVID-19 pandemic. She candidly explores the emotions coming up for her during these last few weeks as the mother of a multi-racial child. Michelle explores how she is navigating it all through the lens of grief support.
“It hit me, and I am still working through it. If I am this exhausted as a white woman with a black family how depleted our black communities must be?And as I listen, they are exhausted. And, tired of trying to get people to listen and fighting a system that isn’t broken that is actually working exactly as it was designed to do.”—Michelle Smith


Connect with Michelle Smith:
Website: BirthEaseServices.com (https://www.birtheaseservices.com/)
Facebook:  Birth Ease Baby Loss Support (https://www.facebook.com/BirthEaseLossSupport),  Birth Ease (https://www.facebook.com/BirthEaseMethod/),   The Birth Ease Podcast (https://www.facebook.com/thebirtheasepodcast/)
Instagram: @birtheaselosssupport (https://www.instagram.com/birtheaselosssupport/),  @ birtheasemichellesmith (https://www.instagram.com/birtheasemichellesmith/)
YouTube:  Birth Ease (https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCcpfTDHpaqRkU2w_GHdGlmQ)
LinkedIn:  Birth Ease Michelle Smith ( https://www.linkedin.com/in/birth-ease-michelle-smith-033a8b1a6/)
Pinterest: Birth Ease (https://www.pinterest.com/birthease/boards/)
Show: Birth Ease (https://feeds.blubrry.com/feeds/birthease.xml)

22 min

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