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Doulas of the Roundtable, A modern twist on an ancient concept. A place where all voices are equal, knowledge is shared and hard topics are talked about.

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Doulas of the Roundtable, A modern twist on an ancient concept. A place where all voices are equal, knowledge is shared and hard topics are talked about.

    Episode 37: Developing Your Doula Voice: Part One

    Episode 37: Developing Your Doula Voice: Part One

    As you navigate your doula career, you begin to develop your doula voice. This development often requires you to identify and confront the fears and concerns surrounding birth work.
    In this two-part series, we start by identifying some of the fears and concerns, and then in part two, we will be giving advice on how to overcome these fears which will allow you to grow your own authentic doula voice.

    • 1 hr 10 min
    Episode 36: Empathy & Compassion in Birth Work

    Episode 36: Empathy & Compassion in Birth Work

    Empathy and compassion are two of the foundational elements of birth work. Both can have a positive and negative impact on birth workers and their clients. In this episode, we discuss the difference between empathy and compassion and the potential benefits and drawbacks of each.

    • 1 hr 4 min
    Episode 35: UPDATE- Doulas Supporting Clients & Each Other Through COVID-19

    Episode 35: UPDATE- Doulas Supporting Clients & Each Other Through COVID-19

    COVID-19 UPDATE: Birthworkers, how are you holding up during this pandemic? Is your business at a standstill? Are you struggling to find clients? Or is your business booming? Come join us as we discuss how to make money and network during the pandemic to keep your business relevant in your community.

    • 1 hr 5 min
    Episode 34: Why Does One Become a Doula

    Episode 34: Why Does One Become a Doula

    As doula trainers, we see people from all walks of life interested in becoming a doula. Over time a pattern seemed to emerge. Come join us as we discuss the most common reasons many individuals come to doula work and the pros and cons of these reasons.

    • 1 hr 22 min
    Episode 33: The Myth of the Doula Sisterhood

    Episode 33: The Myth of the Doula Sisterhood

    If you hang around doulas long enough and you'll hear it. Those two words that seem so innocent and inviting, doula sisters (or doula sisterhood). But take a closer look and you're likely to find that the notion of the doula sisterhood has a darker meaning and intent. How can you have a sisterhood when there are doulas who are excluded? Come join us as we break down the idea of "sisterhood" and discuss it's existence in our community.

    • 1 hr 8 min
    Episode 32: Postpartum Support

    Episode 32: Postpartum Support

    In this episode, Eva and Angela along with their guest, Kelly Rutan, talk about postpartum support. We discuss the role a postpartum doula plays in a family's life. Kelly helps us take a closer look into what some postpartum families are dealing with and the different ways a doula's support can help. Join us and our special guest as we tackle this important topic. 

    • 1 hr 17 min

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