Virtual Postpartum Doulas

Ann Grauer, a postpartum doula, with more than 30 years of experience. She's also been a guest on the podcast before talking about postpartum doulas. Today she joined us to talk a bit about what new families need in the time of COVID-19 and how postpartum doulas...

Shifting Down

I learned how to drive a stick-shift in my older brother's very touchy small truck. We drove around his neighborhood with that truck jerking in fits for hours, and my brother was VERY patient with me. This may have been the only time in his life that he was patient...

Shifting Down

Podcast Episode #26: Did My Water Break?

Today we take on the age-old question of: Did my water break? Not only do we talk about what really happens when your water breaks, how often it happens, and what happens to your birth plan when your water breaks. This also includes a look at hospital policies...

Birth Besties

It's probably not a big secret that I have a birth bestie. She's the person that I text when I have a question about birth, even at 3 a.m. She's the person I can commiserate about PROM with and she knows it's not about a dress or a date, well, at least not that...

Changing Policy, Questions New Doula Ask, ABC Show & More

Protecting Yourself from Burnout

Burnout is real! Burnout is rough. Burnout can be prevented, or at the very least mitigated. I was listening to Madeline Murray's presentation on Avoiding Burnout in Midwifery at the GOLD Midwifery 2020 conference. I found myself nodding along, and I'm not a...

Protecting Yourself from Burnout

Podcast Episode #24: Prodromal Labor

In this 24th episode of The Birth Geeks podcast we talk all about prodromal labor! Having both dealt with prodromal labor personally and professionally, we know just how awful it can be. We discuss signs that it might be prodromal labor, reasons it could be...

Prodromal Labor

Transformed by Birth by Britta Bushnell

This week we are so excited to welcome Dr. Britta Bushnell to The Birth Geeks. She's recently published her first book, Transformed by Birth, and graciously agreed to talk to us about her work, her book. Adriana Lozada, the brilliant person behind the Birthful...

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