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Welcome to Ask the Doulas! This podcast is tailored to expectant parents and those with newborns or toddlers at home. It is also great for those who are in the early stages of their fertility journeys. Gain insights and guidance from the experts themselves on becoming a parent no matter if this is your first baby or your fifth. The featured doulas offer trusted support, sharing effective self-care and early parenting approaches. Let them be your trusted coaches as you make optimal decisions for your well-being and your children's lives.Whether you're preparing for the arrival of your first child or seeking to improve upon past pregnancies, this show offers a comprehensive guide to alleviate your anxieties and concerns. Discover strategies for maintaining a nourishing diet, staying hydrated, and navigating the intricacies of maternity leave. When nurturing a new life within, rest assured that these experts have your back with their trusted, evidence-based resources.This show delves into effectively navigating the post-pregnancy phase. Tune in for insights from doulas who provide guidance on lactation support, newborn care, sleep consulting, and more. A crucial topic addressed is postpartum depression, a challenging period for many mothers. Hear valuable advice from therapists and other experts on managing this situation with grace, empowering you to become an even stronger and more resilient mother.Kristin Revere, birth doula, newborn care specialist, childbirth educator, and postpartum doula, is the delightful co-host of the podcast. With a fervent dedication to supporting fellow women, Kristin's journey began in 2011 after the birth of her daughter. Immersed in the realm of pregnancies, her exploration propelled her to engage doulas for guidance during her second pregnancy. The profound experience inspired her to establish Gold Coast Doulas, her own company specializing in this invaluable profession. Kristin and her team offer judgment-free support from conception through the first year. Co-host Alyssa Veneklase is a sleep consultant, bed rest doula, parent educator, and postpartum doula with Gold Coast Doulas. Alyssa expanded her expertise to support expectant mothers during pregnancy and newborn care, teaching them the art of restful sleep even while caring for their precious infants. While she has also ventured into the world of real estate, her passion as a doula continues to burn brightly.With a collective 19 years of experience as doulas, Kristin and Alyssa boast advanced certifications across various areas of their field. With their unmatched expertise, they bring a wealth of invaluable advice to every mother out there. Guiding each conversation effortlessly, just like friends chatting over coffee, they provide the insights you need in an engaging and entertaining manner. Prepare to be captivated and enlightened!Pregnancy, maternity, and fertility encompass profound and intricate aspects of a mother's journey. However, no parent has to face these experiences alone. Alongside supportive partners and fellow moms, seeking guidance from doulas is a valuable resource. Kristin and Alyssa are here to share their exceptional expertise and the wisdom of esteemed professionals in this field. Learn from the top experts in the birth and baby industry when you choose Ask the Doulas! Listen to the podcast on your favorite podcast player. Check out their birth and baby prep course at www.thebecomingcourse.com/join/.  Read their book "Supported: Your Guide to Birth and Baby at www.supportedbook.com. Supported is available in hardcover, paperback, Kindle, or audiobook format. .    

Ask the Doulas Podcast Gold Coast Doulas

    • Kids & Family
    • 5.0 • 28 Ratings

Welcome to Ask the Doulas! This podcast is tailored to expectant parents and those with newborns or toddlers at home. It is also great for those who are in the early stages of their fertility journeys. Gain insights and guidance from the experts themselves on becoming a parent no matter if this is your first baby or your fifth. The featured doulas offer trusted support, sharing effective self-care and early parenting approaches. Let them be your trusted coaches as you make optimal decisions for your well-being and your children's lives.Whether you're preparing for the arrival of your first child or seeking to improve upon past pregnancies, this show offers a comprehensive guide to alleviate your anxieties and concerns. Discover strategies for maintaining a nourishing diet, staying hydrated, and navigating the intricacies of maternity leave. When nurturing a new life within, rest assured that these experts have your back with their trusted, evidence-based resources.This show delves into effectively navigating the post-pregnancy phase. Tune in for insights from doulas who provide guidance on lactation support, newborn care, sleep consulting, and more. A crucial topic addressed is postpartum depression, a challenging period for many mothers. Hear valuable advice from therapists and other experts on managing this situation with grace, empowering you to become an even stronger and more resilient mother.Kristin Revere, birth doula, newborn care specialist, childbirth educator, and postpartum doula, is the delightful co-host of the podcast. With a fervent dedication to supporting fellow women, Kristin's journey began in 2011 after the birth of her daughter. Immersed in the realm of pregnancies, her exploration propelled her to engage doulas for guidance during her second pregnancy. The profound experience inspired her to establish Gold Coast Doulas, her own company specializing in this invaluable profession. Kristin and her team offer judgment-free support from conception through the first year. Co-host Alyssa Veneklase is a sleep consultant, bed rest doula, parent educator, and postpartum doula with Gold Coast Doulas. Alyssa expanded her expertise to support expectant mothers during pregnancy and newborn care, teaching them the art of restful sleep even while caring for their precious infants. While she has also ventured into the world of real estate, her passion as a doula continues to burn brightly.With a collective 19 years of experience as doulas, Kristin and Alyssa boast advanced certifications across various areas of their field. With their unmatched expertise, they bring a wealth of invaluable advice to every mother out there. Guiding each conversation effortlessly, just like friends chatting over coffee, they provide the insights you need in an engaging and entertaining manner. Prepare to be captivated and enlightened!Pregnancy, maternity, and fertility encompass profound and intricate aspects of a mother's journey. However, no parent has to face these experiences alone. Alongside supportive partners and fellow moms, seeking guidance from doulas is a valuable resource. Kristin and Alyssa are here to share their exceptional expertise and the wisdom of esteemed professionals in this field. Learn from the top experts in the birth and baby industry when you choose Ask the Doulas! Listen to the podcast on your favorite podcast player. Check out their birth and baby prep course at www.thebecomingcourse.com/join/.  Read their book "Supported: Your Guide to Birth and Baby at www.supportedbook.com. Supported is available in hardcover, paperback, Kindle, or audiobook format. .    

    The importance of preparing for the postpartum phase while pregnant with Mariela De Santiago of New Mom Talk Podcast

    The importance of preparing for the postpartum phase while pregnant with Mariela De Santiago of New Mom Talk Podcast

    Kristin Revere and Mariela De Santiago discuss how preparation during pregnancy can impact your postnatal recovery phase. Mariela hosts the New Mom Podcast and is the founder of the Carlsbad Mom Crew.Please leave a review on our podcast if you enjoyed this episode, so we can reach more listeners like you! Subscribe to our newsletter, check out our birth and baby prep book, and see more about our Doula services & online courses below:https://linktr.ee/goldcoastdoulas

    • 30 min
    Navigating triggers and tantrums as you heal your childhood trauma in the midst of early parenting with Emily Cleghorn of Mindful Soul Wellness.

    Navigating triggers and tantrums as you heal your childhood trauma in the midst of early parenting with Emily Cleghorn of Mindful Soul Wellness.

    Emily Cleghorn shares her personal story of overcoming trauma and discusses the importance of support during motherhood on the latest episode of Ask the Doulas. She also discusses navigating triggers and tantrums as you heal your childhood trauma in the midst of early parenting. Emily is the founder of Mindful Soul Wellness. Please leave a review on our podcast if you enjoyed this episode, so we can reach more listeners like you! Subscribe to our newsletter, check out Kristin’...

    • 24 min
    A postpartum doula's role in nourishing the mother during the postnatal recovery phase with Jodi Graves, CEO of Michigan Family Doulas.

    A postpartum doula's role in nourishing the mother during the postnatal recovery phase with Jodi Graves, CEO of Michigan Family Doulas.

    Kristin Revere and Jodi Graves of Michigan Family Doulas discuss the importance of postnatal and prenatal nutrition. They also talk about the role of the postpartum doula and how they can support families after baby arrives on the latest episode of Ask the Doulas. Please leave a review on our podcast if you enjoyed this episode, so we can reach more listeners like you! Subscribe to our newsletter, check out Kristin’s birth and baby book, and see more about our Doula services &...

    • 31 min
    Surrogacy options with Jessie Jaskulsky of Surrogacy Simplified

    Surrogacy options with Jessie Jaskulsky of Surrogacy Simplified

    Kristin Revere and Jessie Jaskulsy discuss the types of surrogacy and options for families in this informative Ask the Doulas episode. Jessie also gives her top tips for families who are considering surrogacy. Jessi owns Surrogacy SimplifiedPlease leave a review on our podcast if you enjoyed this episode, so we can reach more listeners like you! Subscribe to our newsletter, check out Kristin’s birth and baby book, and see more about our Doula services & online courses bel...

    • 21 min
    Reimagining Care for New Moms with Alexandra Francis Mamahaven!

    Reimagining Care for New Moms with Alexandra Francis Mamahaven!

    Kristin Revere and Alexandra Francis discuss postpartum recovery traditions worldwide and the need for holistic postpartum support models like Mamahaven. Alexandra also owns Our Hummingbird. Please leave a review on our podcast if you enjoyed this episode, so we can reach more listeners like you! Subscribe to our newsletter, check out Kristin’s birth and baby book, and see more about our Doula services & online courses below:https://linktr.ee/goldcoastdoulasEpisode Keywor...

    • 26 min
    The importance of postnatal nutrition with Genevieve Mena, Co-Founder of Mamieli

    The importance of postnatal nutrition with Genevieve Mena, Co-Founder of Mamieli

    The importance of postnatal nutrition with Genevieve Mena, Co-Founder and CEO of Mamieli. Kristin Revere and Genevieve Mena discuss everything from traveling with kids to nourishing ourselves during the postpartum recovery phase on the latest episode of Ask the Doulas podcast. Please leave a review on our podcast if you enjoyed this episode, so we can reach more listeners like you! Subscribe to our newsletter, check out Kristin’s birth and baby book, and see more about our Doula ser...

    • 27 min

Customer Reviews

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28 Ratings

28 Ratings

Adriana Keefe ,

A much-needed show!

I am OBSESSED. I love learning about pregnancy, birthing, and after, and this show doesn’t disappoint. I wish I had it to listen to before I gave birth to my first kiddos!

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Moms need this

What a great pleasure to be a guest and to listen to this podcast. I had twins and wish this resource was available for me then. Perfect to listen while feeding babies

Maja_DaBee ,

A must listen

I know that this is the place to go for a range of pregnancy and post partum topics. I’m always impressed with the quality of the guests and all the topics that are covered.

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