Hello and welcome to the fifth episode of the Two-Eyed Seeing. In this episode, we’re going to answer the question “What is a Birth Doula?” and the practices and implications of Doula work in both indigenous communities and outside indigenous communities in a wider world. Sit back, relax, and Stay Tuned!
WHAT IS A BIRTH DOULA AND THE DOULA WORK?
In this episode, I’m going to talk about Birth Doulas. The work we do and the amazing benefits that a Doula can provide all throughout a woman’s pregnancy until birth. We will also talk about the differences between having Birth support and having none. With that being said, listen and learn more from this episode!
IN THIS EPISODE:
[1:07] Introduction and context for this episode – What is a Birth Doula and its work all about?
[3:19] What do I focus on more?
[4:11] The benefits that a Birth Doula can provide, even before pregnancy.
[5:05] What we do is to support the women throughout pregnancy until birth.
[7:56] Having a Birth Doula to support you really makes a huge difference.
[9:50] Price range of Birth Package and the typical cost of having a Birth Doula.
[12:18] What is Birth support all about, ‘Doulas will be with you all throughout until birth.’
[15:25] There are many different ways that someone can potentially be a Doula.
[15:25] Indigenous Doulas are quickly growing into our communities again, which is amazing!
[19:15] My final statements and takeaways.