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 at www.askthedoulas.net or on your favorite podcast player. Check out their birth and baby prep course at www.thebecomingcourse.com/join/.
Cesarean Recovery with Anna Downs of Move Well with Anna.
Kristin Revere chats with Anna Downs of Move Well with Anna about cesarean recovery tips and guidelines.
Creative Movement with Regina Lum of Little Feet Movement
Kristin Revere chats about the importance of creative movement with Regina Lum of Little Feet Movement.
Surrogacy Options with Jennifer White of Bright Futures Families.
Kristin Revere chats with Jennifer White of Bright Futures Families about surrogacy options.
Dysfunctional Labor Maneuvers with Marya Eddaifi
Kristin Revere chats with Marya Eddaifi of Marya Eddaifi Coaching on the latest episode of Ask the Doulas. The discussion is centered around dysfunctional labor maneuvers and her work as a coach.
Overnight Postpartum Doula Support with Kay Vorce of Gold Coast Doulas
Kristin Revere chats with Kay Vorce, postpartum and sleep consultant at Gold Coast Doulas about the benefits of overnight postpartum doula support! They also discuss the difference between the terms night nurse, newborn care specialist, night nanny and postpartum doula.
Identity shifts in Motherhood with Marnie Madras of Rumbly
Kristin Revere chats with Marnie Madras founder of Rumbly about the identity shift in motherhood and how to incorporate self-care into
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.
A Wealth of Information
This podcasts hits SO many topics around becoming a new parent, with so much great information - a wonderful library of gems to choose from. Well done!
I enjoy this podcast immensely! The topics they discuss are interesting and inspiring. I learn something new in every episode. Thank you for your hard work and dedication.