Birth Education Center blog

Finding Connection During Postpartum

By: Care Messer Podcast, Postpartum, Sex & Intimacy June 13, 2024

Dr. Rose is back and this time we are talking about your relationship during the postpartum time. There are so many complexities for sex, intimacy and even wanting to be touched in postpartum relationships. (see episode 022 from Season 1 to hear Rose talk about…

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How To Set Boundaries, a Doula Business Reset

By: Care Messer Boundaries, Doulas, Podcast June 6, 2024

Todays show is crafted for doulas but honestly – we can all use a little boundary refresh right? Ashley and I are joined today by Doula Heather Taylor. First, for background – Heather shares what happened during her personal birth experiences that brought her into…

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Hyperemesis Gravidarum (HG) in pregnancy – Jelina’s Birth Story and Becoming a Doula

By: Care Messer Birth Story, Home Birth, Podcast March 28, 2024

This show contains the reality of what pregnancy can be life if you have hyperemesis gravidarum(HG) during pregnancy. This is a condition of severe nausea & vomiting and that can lead to dehydration, malnutrition and weight loss. It usually lasts through the entire pregnancy and…

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How To Be A Birth Advocate

By: Care Messer Advocacy, Birth Doula, Podcast March 21, 2024

Todays show is all about advocacy in the birth room. While this episode is the third in our World Doula Week shows, I also don’t want to limit it just to doulas because parents will be using these skills in prenatal appointments and pediatric appointments…

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There’s More To Birth Education Than Science and Anatomy

By: Care Messer Birth, Childbirth education, Podcast March 21, 2024

In our second show featuring childbirth educators, we welcome Haize Hawke. Haize is a Mother, Doula, Student Midwife, Meditation Teacher, Healer, a Life Coach and Spiritual Counselor and I am blessed to call her my soul family. This conversation is much more than regular birth…

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New Doula Mentoring Call, Georgia

By: Care Messer Birth Doula, Doula Business, Podcast March 14, 2024

We are back with our second World Doula Week Bonus show! This week Georgia joined me for a mentoring call and we had jokes! Georgia took her training four years ago, attended one birth and then took a hiatus. Time got away from her and…

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Mental Health For Pregnancy

By: Care Messer Mental Health, Podcast, Postpartum March 14, 2024

Postpartum mental health is beginning to be recognized more in mainstream media. But what about pregnancy mental health? Did you know that signs of postpartum depression or the risks for developing it can start during pregnancy? In today’s show I have Beth Warren, a LCSW…

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New Doula Mentoring Call, Jeanne Marie

By: Care Messer Birth Doula, Doulas, Podcast March 7, 2024

It’s March! And that means World Doula Week is almost here! This is the first of several Bonus episodes just for doulas that we are releasing this month. In today’s show we have our first mentoring call. I welcome Jeanne-Marie Paynel – a doula transitioning…

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Can You Bond With Your Baby Early?

By: Care Messer Bonding with Baby, Podcast, Pregnancy March 7, 2024

This show is all about PRE bonding with your baby. Yes – it is possible! And bonding has many different faces – it’s not all about rubbing your belly and talking to baby(although yes, I want you to do that too). Today Ashley and I…

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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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