Birth Education Center blog

How To Be The Best Doula

By: Care Messer Doula Business, Doulas, Podcast February 28, 2024

In this show we are talking about our upcoming doula series and what sets it apart from other advanced doula trainings. These are not just doula classes. The Doula Education Series is aimed at deepening doulas’ connections with families and enhancing their own self-awareness. This…

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Do I Need a Postpartum Doula?

By: Care Messer Podcast, Postpartum, Postpartum Doula February 26, 2024

In this episode of the Birth Education Center podcast, Darla Burns, postpartum doula trainer is back to talk to parents. There are so many ideas of what a postpartum doula is and what is included in their scope of practice. If breastfeeding is your long-term…

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Do I Really Need A Doula? Part 2

By: Care Messer Birth Doula, Doulas, Podcast February 15, 2024

Welcome back to Part 2 with our discussion on why you need a doula! Ashley and I have been interviewed hundreds of times over the years. With those experiences, we learned what we are comfortable providing as far as services and what parents are really…

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Do I Really Need A Doula? Part 1

By: Care Messer Birth Doula, Doulas, Podcast February 8, 2024

Today’s show is about why you should add a doula to your birth team and how doing so can cut your risk of cesarean by almost 40%! There is a lot of hesitation sometimes when the idea of a birth doula comes up. While some…

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How to Prepare for Birth – Tamra’s Hypnobirthing Story

By: Care Messer Birth Story, Hypnobirthing, Podcast February 1, 2024

In today’s show we are talking with Tamra about her birth story and she used the Hypnobirthing techniques to take great care of herself during labor. Tamra started her birth preparation early because she realized that she didn’t want to be dependent on outside elements…

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Sex and Intimacy During Pregnancy

By: Care Messer Podcast, Pregnancy, Sex & Intimacy January 25, 2024

Today’s show is a bit spicy! I got up close and personal with Dr. Rose Schlaff– the wizard of physical therapy and a guru of getting your groove back, especially when baby bumps and babies are in the picture! We dive into the nitty-gritty of…

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How to Become a Postpartum Doula

By: Care Messer Doulas, Podcast, Postpartum January 18, 2024

I want to say this show is for doulas and childbirth educators BUT – there is also so much good information for parents in here! In this podcast episode, Darla Burns, a long time CAPPA postpartum doula trainer discusses the multifaceted role of postpartum doulas.…

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How to Rank on Google Search

By: Care Messer Doula Business, Doulas, Podcast January 11, 2024

It’s 2024! It’s time to ramp up your website for the new year and bring in those babies! In this show, we are talking with Becky DeGrossa, a business mentor and SEO strategist! Becky is here to offer help into optimizing your website for doulas…

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The Power of Flexibility: Clarisa’s Birth Story, Lessons in Embracing the Unexpected

By: Care Messer Birth Story, Hypnobirthing, Podcast January 4, 2024

It’s a birth story show! Trigger warning for anyone who prefers not to hear about miscarriage. Clarisa came through our Hypnobirthing series and the vision of her birth only became stronger. Labor and babies however, are a wild card in the equation and her journey…

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The Importance of Self-Advocacy and Community Support in Birth Work and Parenting

By: Care Messer Community, Doulas, Podcast December 28, 2023

This is our end-of-year wrap-up show! Allie Putnam, a former doula and host of The Birth Kweens podcast, joins to interview me! These first few months of podcasting have broken me in as far as doubling my workload and they have also pushed my edges…

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