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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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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 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 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 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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How to Become a Doula: Balancing Your Passion and Self Care

By: Care Messer Birth Doula, Doulas, Podcast December 21, 2023

So, if you’re curious about the realities of being a doula and want some idea of what your life will look like, this podcast episode is a must-listen! Ashley and I talk frankly about the on-call life and keeping your family the first priority. Work…

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The Unique Perspective of Childless Doulas: Supporting Birth Without Personal Experience

By: Care Messer Doulas, Education, Podcast December 6, 2023

Today’s show is a mentoring call for doulas but ALSO provides great information for parents considering hiring a doula without kids. Ali Feroah, the former host of Birth Kweens joins us today along with Ellie Oberg, a fellow doula without kids! Sometimes parents are hesitant…

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Meet Ashley, our multiples expert. How surprise triplets brought me into birthwork!

By: Care Messer Doulas, Parenting, Podcast September 14, 2023

In this podcast episode, I am introducing you to my co-host Ashley, a Hypnobirthing educator and doula. Ashley shares her personal journey into birth work, including her experience of having triplets and how it influenced her perspective on childbirth. Ashley is detail oriented educator who…

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