26 episodes

The Doula Dispensary is a weekly podcast, prescribing a weekly dose of all things doula. Siobhan and Kicki bring you a show which is a bit like sitting down with your mates for a cup of tea... So put the kettle on, sit down and enjoy listening to familiar issues as a working doula, woman and mother.

The Doula Dispensary Siobhan Smith & Kicki Hansard

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The Doula Dispensary is a weekly podcast, prescribing a weekly dose of all things doula. Siobhan and Kicki bring you a show which is a bit like sitting down with your mates for a cup of tea... So put the kettle on, sit down and enjoy listening to familiar issues as a working doula, woman and mother.

    Episode #26: A dilemma about staying on in a postnatal job, what do we do when we're unwell and funny things from meetings with clients

    Episode #26: A dilemma about staying on in a postnatal job, what do we do when we're unwell and funny things from meetings with clients

    Kicki and Siobhan consider the dilemma about staying on as a PN doula, what to do when we're unwell and funny stories about initial meetings.

    • 51 min
    Episode #25: A dilemma about offering reduced prices and discussion about boundaries and running a business

    Episode #25: A dilemma about offering reduced prices and discussion about boundaries and running a business

    Kicki and Siobhan consider the dilemma of reduced prices and clients changing their mind

    • 39 min
    Episode #20: *TRIGGER WARNING - Termination of pregnancy** A dilemma about supporting through a termination for medical reasons, DBS checks and 'the cult of natural childbirth'

    Episode #20: *TRIGGER WARNING - Termination of pregnancy** A dilemma about supporting through a termination for medical reasons, DBS checks and 'the cult of natural childbirth'

    Kicki and Siobhan consider the dilemma of support through a termination and DBS checks

    • 48 min
    Episode #23: Kicki speaks to Hilary Lewin - Doula UK Founder and ATMAT Therapist

    Episode #23: Kicki speaks to Hilary Lewin - Doula UK Founder and ATMAT Therapist

    Kicki speaks to Hilary Lewin about the birth of Doula UK and The Arvigo Techniques of Maya Abdominal Therapy® (ATMAT).

    • 1 hr 2 min
    Episode #22: Kicki speaks to Leti about Midwifery Conference and the mentoring process

    Episode #22: Kicki speaks to Leti about Midwifery Conference and the mentoring process

    Kicki and Leti talk about midwifery conference and mentoring.

    • 26 min
    Episode #21: A dilemma about free birthing and offering postnatal support to a struggling client

    Episode #21: A dilemma about free birthing and offering postnatal support to a struggling client

    Kicki and Siobhan consider the dilemma of a free-birth, how to support as a postnatal doula and their views on labour simulators.

    • 48 min

Customer Reviews

Traynia ,

Great pod!

You two are awesome! I’m an aspiring doula living bear Washington DC and I’ve been getting AO MUCH out of listening to you both! Thanks for being so insight and informative!

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