The Doula UK Podcast

The Doula UK Podcast

By Leila Forde Baker
Doula UK's Head of Membership talks with other members and birthworkers about interesting and relevant topics.
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Episode 11: Victoria - Antenatal Diagnoses & Baby Loss
*Trigger warning* Victoria Greenly talks to me about her daughter Skye who was diagnosed with Down’s Syndrome in pregnancy and her subsequent loss. For more information on antenatal tests during pregnancy please visit https://www.nhs.uk/conditions/pregnancy-and-baby/screening-amniocentesis-downs-syndrome/
59:42
March 6, 2020
Episode 10: Michele - Shared care
Michele Misgalla talks with me about how we work in a shared care partnership and how it might work for you and your clients
31:41
February 21, 2020
Episode 9: Dani - Hypnobirthing
Doula UK Member Dani Diosi joins me to talk about Hypnobirthing and how it can help prepare families for birth and beyond
31:51
November 21, 2019
Episode 8: Trudi - Yoga
Trudi Dawson talks about the yoga she teaches during pregnancy and in the postnatal period
28:37
November 14, 2019
Episode 7: Mari and Yuval - Supporting Trans Families
Doula Dr Mari Greenfield's birth client Yuval talks to me about his experiences giving birth in Israel and the UK If you would like to connect with Yuval, please contact membership@doula.org.uk and we will share your details with him
37:20
November 7, 2019
Episode 6: Sarah - Postnatal Planning
Sarah Tessier talks about her postnatal doula work and why a postnatal plan can be as important as a birth plan https://levelsixstudios.co.uk/events1/lunch-with-a-doula-m8y54-hb92s https://hoop.co.uk/e/kVbVn6/
43:59
October 31, 2019
Episode 5: Maddie - Mentoring in Doula UK
Maddie and I chat about what it is like to be a mentor, why we have a mentoring and recognition process and why it's great to pay your mentoring forward
21:58
October 24, 2019
Episode 4: Rhia - MBRRACE report
Rhia and I talk about the 2018 MBRRACE statistics and how as doulas we can help to support the people most affected by maternal death
26:39
October 17, 2019
Episode 3: Hayley - Doulaing for a doula
Hayley and I discuss supporting each other’s births and how that might differ from supporting another client
14:34
October 10, 2019
Episode 2: Bev - MVPs
Bev and I talk (in the comfort of a living room!) about the important part Maternity Voices Partnerships have to improving maternity care in your local hospital.
21:12
October 3, 2019
Episode 1: Katrina - Combining Doulaing with a full time job
This was our first podcast recording - we learnt from this the importance of where to do the recordings i.e. not in the pub! But thanks to The Euston Flyer for always being such a great place for the Leadership Team to have their meetings!
21:39
September 26, 2019
DUK Podcast - call to action
Would you like to chat with Leila about a subject close to your heart or your work? Send an email to membership@doula.org.uk and let me know what topic you would like to talk about. I look forward to hearing from you!
01:00
September 26, 2019