Denise Bolds is Bold Doula. She’s a Native New Yorker living in NYC. Denise is a DONA International certified birth doula since 2014 with 156 births of experience, she’s a doula mentor, childbirth instructor, placenta encapsulation specialist and CLC. Denise is a podcast producer, self-published author and activist. She’s the mother of a 29-year-old son.
You can find her on her internet radio show: Black Motherhood Empowered!
She’s also written and published two books:
- “Raising Princes to be Kings: A Single Black Mother’s Guide to Raising Her Black Son“
- “Raising Princesses to Be Queens: A Single Black Mother’s Guide to Raising Her Black Daughter”
Today we talk to Denise about her path to becoming a doula from medical social worker, and what it’s like to be a Black doula. She offers that we’re always evolving and you can hear her vision for the future.