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Let’s doula it!

Let’s doula it!

By Anne Glover Motherdoula HypnoBirthing teacher in Northern Ireland
This Let's Doula It podcast is brought to you by Anne Glover, aka MotherDoula, who has been working as a birth and postnatal doula in Northern Ireland since 2015.
The podcast is for anyone interested in anything to do with birth!
Throughout the podcast I chat to various doulas, midwives, mothers, parents and other professionals working in the birth world. We are all striving to raise awareness of resources and support available in NI
There's also some relaxation episodes thrown in for good measure!
My hope is that you enjoy this podcast and my dream is that we can all make a little difference
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Marya talking about natural birth and your mindset
Marya Is American and works as a labour and delivery nurse In Germany.  She believes that if you want a natural birth, then you will have a natural birth.  Her website is She has set up a course for both birth workers and parents: The Natural Birth & Beyond Method... Here is the link to the course directory.
September 06, 2022
Birth Healing with Julie-Anne 🟢
Julie-Anne is an Energy Psychologist specialising in emotions, especially when it comes to birth story telling.
July 07, 2022
Home Birthing with Claire 💚
Listen to Claire chatting with me about birthing her babies at home, about doing a doula training course and how she continues to support families planning to home birth in Northern Ireland.
June 01, 2022
Birth plans 🗒
What is a birth plan? Why should I consider making a birth plan? What if… safe word, and much more!
April 24, 2022
Doulas of Northern Ireland Collective
Meet the four doulas who make up the first doula collective in NI.
February 04, 2022
All things breastfeeding with Carol Smyth
Meet one of NI’s lactation consultant as we chat about breastfeeding.
October 07, 2021
Meet Laura from StrongmumsNI
Listen to Laura chatting about how Strongmums NI began 2 years ago today!
September 10, 2021
Postnatal doula Ria
Ria birthed her first baby in Germany and more recently her second in Northern Ireland.  Listen to her chatting about her birthing experiences and what led her to become a postnatal doula.
August 10, 2021
Breastfeeding chat with Claire
Listen to Claire Hackett chatting to me about breastfeeding in NI, resources, doula, and where her path is leading her now!
June 20, 2021
Naomi's births with Bach Flower Remedies
Naomi chats with me about comfort measures for labour and birth, and how Bach Flower Remedies empowered her during both her birthing experiences.
February 21, 2021
Looking after your pelvic health and more!
Brenda from Health Connects chats to us today about physio trauma and pelvic health.
December 15, 2020
Pregnant in a pandemic
Enjoy the craic with 2 young pregnant mummies as they look forward to the birth of their babies next year!
December 02, 2020
Ryan from GetUpAndDad chats about positive parenting.
November 06, 2020
Parents Huey & Tara
First time parents chat about having a doula and taking a HypnoBirthing course in preparation for the birth of their baby.
October 29, 2020
Kate - natural triplet birth 👶🏻👶🏻👶🏻
Listen to Kate chatting about birthing her triplets naturally, and having 2 doulas.
October 17, 2020
Andrea and rebirth 🙏🏻
Belfast mummy chats about her own personal experience of rebirth.
September 22, 2020
Second series coming up!
Reflecting on series one and looking ahead to the next series.
September 16, 2020
Emma @ Belfast Baby Co 👶🏻
Listen to Emma chatting with me about being a doula, homebirth and the various roles she has in the world of pregnancy and birth in NI.
July 09, 2020
HypnoBirthing 💜
What...Why...How... find out what it’s all about!
July 03, 2020
Samantha Gadsden - Virtual national doula
Listen to Sam from South Wales chatting about being a doula, homebirth and freebirthing.
June 08, 2020
Lisa - our local relationship coach 💝
Enjoy the chat with Lisa as we talk about relationships, the languages of love, holding space and much more! 💗
June 03, 2020
Sammy Loos - American doula and life coach for pregnant women 🤰🏻
Now for something different! Listen to Sammy and myself chatting about her work in the US.
May 20, 2020
Relaxation during COVID 19 for everyone 🙌🏻
Relaxing suggestions to help you unwind and release any fears associated with the current pandemic.
May 17, 2020
Relaxation 🌈
A wee relaxation session for pregnant mums during this pandemic. Enjoy!
March 27, 2020
Rebekah birth photographer 📸
Listen to Rebekah talk passionately about birth photography, free birth and lots more!
March 27, 2020
Sara, the Italian doula 🇮🇹
Listen to Sara and I having a chat about being a doula in NI, and news of our new doula collective - Doulas of Northern Ireland ☘️
March 17, 2020
Aimee from Bodyfit Mums 🌟
Enjoy Aimee chatting about founding this amazing service for new mums, how it supports mums’ mental and physical health. A place for mums to connect with other mums - and get fit!
March 11, 2020
Nick Chiropractor
Welcome Nick to Let's Doula It!  Nick is a practising Chiropractor based in Lisburn.  He chats about birth and his work with pregnant women and babies. We hope your enjoy this one!
March 04, 2020
Nicole from Essentially Birth 👶🏻
Nicole chats about being a midwife, essentially birth, spinning babies and yoga!
February 25, 2020
Aisling HypnoBirther 🥰
Aisling chats about her 2 amazing but different births, HypnoBirthing, being mum to 2 wee boys and art therapy!
February 18, 2020
Rebecca - Bumps Birth & Bonding 🤰🏻
Have a listen to us chatting about the various services Rebecca offers in the Lisburn area.
February 13, 2020
Tara the yogi doula 😍
Enjoy Tara chatting about all the various classes she runs in Belfast for mummies plus being a doula and HypnoBirthing!
February 03, 2020
Charlene the hypmidwife 💫
Enjoy Charlene and I having a wee chat about running HypnoBirthing classes here in NI.
January 29, 2020
Eve and HBAC
Enjoy listening to Eve chatting about having a doula at her second birth, a home birth after a caesarean birth with her twin boys.
January 23, 2020
Sophie from Nurturing Birth
Sophie and I chat about her visit to Belfast, the doula training courses and raising awareness about doulas.
January 16, 2020
Leslie Altic, doula and SANDS volunteer award winner 🌟
Listen to Leslie and me chatting about her journey to becoming a doula and her voluntary work as a befriender with SANDS NI.
December 18, 2019
What’s next??
Catch up on the series so far and what’s on the agenda for future podcasts...
December 14, 2019
Linzi Watts perinatal yoga teacher
Listen to Linzi and I chatting about doulaing in NI, her homebirth story, siblings at the birth, perinatal yoga and empowering women today!
December 04, 2019
Doula of Belfast
Listen to Anne chatting with new doula, Nicola Morgan, about her journey to becoming a doula here in a Northern Ireland.
November 28, 2019
Have a listen as I chat to Nikyy Watson, Babywear Consultant here in NI.  Ever wondered why so many parents are choosing to wear their babies in a sling?  Do you know where to go for advice and a demonstration on how to wear your baby safely?  This podcast will make everything so much clearer!
November 20, 2019
Developing Doulas comes to Northern Ireland
Listen to Anne chatting with Zoe from Developing Doulas on their first visit to Northern Ireland to train potential new doulas!
November 05, 2019
Trailer to a new series of podcasts on being a doula in Northern Ireland
Anne Glover aka Motherdoula introduces a new series of podcasts about doulaing in Northern Ireland.
November 05, 2019