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Ring of Fire: Doulas Covering Burning Topics

Ring of Fire: Doulas Covering Burning Topics

By Ring of Fire: Doulas Covering Burning Topics
A podcast where Birth Wizard Emmy Howard and Alex Barr Doula & Educator, talk you through the uncomfortable and tough topics involved in birthwork and doula work. Add in some funny memes, silly running jokes, and two doula friends having a blast and you have Ring of Fire! Whether you are brand new, experienced, or just thinking about stepping into doula work this is the place to be!
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How to Get More Doula Clients with Latisa Ratliff - Ring of Fire Season 2 Episode 12
How to Get More Doula Clients with Latisa Ratliff Ring of Fire Season 2 Episode 12! In our third episode of our mini series "How to Doula It" we chat with Latisa Ratliff from P.S. Love Mommy about her journey and successes in doula work! Digressions include: how much education is too much education, Latisa's journey into doula work, and how often doulas actually get to hold babies. Leave a comment or send us an email if you have thoughts on this topic!   And if you're a birthworker and interested in being a guest on the pod send us an email!   Join us live every Thursday, 7pm MST on Instagram to be a part of the conversation as we are having it!  Email: ringoffirepodcast@gmail.com Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/ringoffirepodcast Meet Alex: https://www.alexbarrdoula.com/ Meet Emmy: https://birthwizard.com/ 2:30 Latisa talks about her journey to doula work 12:00 We talk about mentorship and her experience as a menttee and mentor 22:00 We talk about how we made it through the very beginning part of being a doula 33:00 Latisa tells one of her most interesting birth stories 48:00 Latisa talks about expanding her business and adding new doulas to her team 53:00 Top three tips for new doulas
01:20:26
April 12, 2022
How to Doula Interviews and Prenatal Appointments - Ring of Fire Season 2 Episode 11
How to Doula Interviews and Prenatal Appointments  Ring of Fire Season 2 Episode 11! In our second episode of our mini series "How to Doula It" we discuss how to give the best interviews you can, how many prenatal appointments is too many, and how to decide on the right number for you and your clients! Digressions include: how to separate doula-ing and educating, our origin story, and how to pass on clients that aren't a right fit for you. Leave a comment or send us an email if you have thoughts on this topic!   And if you're a birthworker and interested in being a guest on the pod send us an email!   Join us live every Thursday, 7pm MST on Instagram to be a part of the conversation as we are having it!  Email: ringoffirepodcast@gmail.com Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/ringoffirepodcast Meet Alex: https://www.alexbarrdoula.com/ Meet Emmy: https://birthwizard.com/ 2:30 The Ring of Fire origin story remembered differently by each of us 10:00 We describe our own experiences with interviews 24:00 Emmy shares her tricks to nailing interviews 36:00 Emmy talks about her approach to prenatals and their structure 51:00 We digress to discuss how Alex separates educating and doula-ing 59:00 Alex shares her prenatal structure
01:13:38
April 06, 2022
How Can New Doulas Find the Perfect Trainings and Mentorships? - Ring of Fire Season 2 Episode 10
How Can New Doulas Find the Perfect Trainings and Mentorships?  Ring of Fire Season 2 Episode 10! In our first episode of our mini series "How to Doula It" we discuss our opinions on trainings and mentorships, red and gold flags in various trainings, and how to navigate choosing the best ones for you! Digressions include: its all a digression at this point! Leave a comment or send us an email if you have thoughts on this topic!   And if you're a birthworker and interested in being a guest on the pod send us an email!   Join us live every Thursday, 7pm MST on Instagram to be a part of the conversation as we are having it!  Email: ringoffirepodcast@gmail.com Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/ringoffirepodcast Meet Alex: https://www.alexbarrdoula.com/ Meet Emmy: https://birthwizard.com/ 0:00 - 20:00 Our "gold flags" for doula trainings 21:00 Emmy talks about her various trainings  25:00 Alex talks about her trainings 30:00 Talking about other trainings after initial certification 38:00 Finding your niche as a doula 42:00 Is mentorship worth it?
01:01:52
March 23, 2022
Am I the A**hole: Doula Edition - Ring of Fire Season 2 Episode 9
Am I the A**hole: Doula Edition Ring of Fire Season 2 Episode 9! Emmy and Alex bring various pregnancy and doula related Am I the A**hole submissions and discuss who in each story is ultimately the A**hole. Digressions include: its all a digression at this point! Leave a comment or send us an email if you have thoughts on this topic!   And if you're a birthworker and interested in being a guest on the pod send us an email!   Join us live every Thursday, 7pm MST on Instagram to be a part of the conversation as we are having it!  Email: ringoffirepodcast@gmail.com Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/ringoffirepodcast Meet Alex: https://www.alexbarrdoula.com/ Meet Emmy: https://birthwizard.com/
01:18:57
March 16, 2022
Trauma Informed Care with Fabliana Burley (@bringthebabe) - Ring of Fire Season 2 Episode 8
“Trauma Informed Care with Fabliana Burley (@bringthebabe)”   Ring of Fire Season 2 Episode 8! Emmy and Alex sit down with Fabliana Burley, @bringthebabe to discuss her path to birthwork, how to let people know what their rights are in birth, and trauma informed care.  Digressions include: navigating social media,  imposter syndrome, and how doulas can care for themselves and their own trauma. Leave a comment or send us an email if you have thoughts on this topic!   And if you're a birthworker and interested in being a guest on the pod send us an email!   Join us live every Thursday, 7pm MST on Instagram to be a part of the conversation as we are having it!  Get to know more about Fabliana! Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/bringthebabe/?hl=en Website: https://bringthebabe.com/?v=7516fd43adaa Affirmation Cards: https://bringthebabe.com/?product=birth-right-affirmation-deck&v=7516fd43adaa Email: ringoffirepodcast@gmail.com Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/ringoffirepodcast Meet Alex: https://www.alexbarrdoula.com/ Meet Emmy: https://birthwizard.com/ 2:50 Fabliana talks about her start in birthwork and her experiences around childbirth growing up  16:00 Many people have doula hearts before they formally step into the work 19:00 Fabliana talks about her realization of the racism that exists in the birth world 21:00 We talk about why we think birth workers turn a blind eye to the treatment of marginalized people  38:00 Fabliana talks about the creation of her Birth Rights Affirmation Cards 43:00 How do we educate people that they aren’t being treated well in pregnancy, birth, and postpartum? 49:00 We talk to fabliau about how she feels about her social media following  55:00 We talk about why it’s important to be trauma informed in your own births and in supporting others 1:07:00 Fabliana talks about where to find more information and education about trauma informed care 1:15:00 Fabliana talks about trying to help new doulas navigate trauma informed care and help them care for themselves in doula work
01:18:01
March 08, 2022
Doula-ing the Doula with The Doula Darcy! - Ring of Fire Season 2 Episode 7
“Doula-ing the Doula with The Doula Darcy!”   Ring of Fire Season 2 Episode 7! Emmy and Alex sit down with The Doula Darcy to talk about marketing yourself as a doula, how Darcy came into doula work after a career in marketing, and how the passion of doula work will find you! Digressions include: community care, why are so many doulas afraid to be on social media, and more! Leave a comment or send us an email if you have thoughts on this topic!   And if you're a birthworker and interested in being a guest on the pod send us an email!   Join us live every Thursday, 7pm MST on Instagram to be a part of the conversation as we are having it!  Get to know more about Darcy! Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/thedouladarcy/ Facebook Marketing Group: https://www.facebook.com/groups/thedoulamktggroup/ Doula Village: https://douladarcy.com/my-doula-village Email: ringoffirepodcast@gmail.com Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/ringoffirepodcast Meet Alex: https://www.alexbarrdoula.com/ Meet Emmy: https://birthwizard.com/ 1:20 Darcy talks about her journey into doula work 7:30 Why are doulas going into this work without understanding they will ave to run a business? 13:00 Alex talks about why she pursued being a childbirth educator as well as a doula 17:00 Darcy talks about the benefits of social media 24:00 The secret to social media success for doulas 30:00 Collaboration is always better than competition 41:00 How to teach our communities that doulas are important and necessary.
56:20
February 25, 2022
BONUS EPISODE: VBAC Link Sucks and Here's Why
In this bonus episode of Ring of Fire Emmy sits down to share all of the details of the current controversy with VBAC Link and how they wronged Midwife Malek and VBAC Facts.   Let us know what you think!   Midwife Malek: https://www.instagram.com/midwifemelek/ VBAC Facts: https://www.instagram.com/vbacfacts/ Our instagram: https://www.instagram.com/ringoffirepodcast/
23:18
February 22, 2022
Breaking Down VBAC: What Doulas Should Know! - Ring of Fire Season 2 Episode 6
“Breaking Down VBAC: What Doulas Should Know”   Ring of Fire Season 2 Episode 6! Emmy and Alex discuss Emmy's specialty, Vaginal Births After Caesarean and how doulas can support birthers attempting a VBAC. Digressions include: The origins of VBAC Calculators, and Emmy's personal VBAC story   Leave a comment or send us an email if you have thoughts on this topic!   And if you're a birthworker and interested in being a guest on the pod send us an email!   Join us live every Thursday, 7pm MST on Instagram to be a part of the conversation as we are having it!  Email: ringoffirepodcast@gmail.com Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/ringoffirepodcast Meet Alex: https://www.alexbarrdoula.com/ Meet Emmy: https://birthwizard.com/
01:10:48
February 22, 2022
Doula Personality Tests and Hogwart's Houses - Ring of Fire Season 2 Episode 5!
“Doula Personality Tests and Hogwart's Houses”  Ring of Fire Season 2 Episode 5!   Emmy and I talk about and reveal our Myers-Briggs type, Enneagram number, and Harry Potter houses!    Digressions include: "The Business of Birth Control" documentary, main character energy, and Alex gets roasted by her enneagram.   Leave a comment or send us an email if you have thoughts on this topic!   And if you're a birthworker and interested in being a guest on the pod send us an email!   Join us live every Thursday, 7pm MST on Instagram to be a part of the conversation as we are having it! Email: ringoffirepodcast@gmail.com Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/ringoffirepodcast Meet Alex: https://www.alexbarrdoula.com/ Meet Emmy: https://birthwizard.com/
56:57
February 15, 2022
What is the scope of a doula? - Ring of Fire Season 2 Episode 4
“What is the scope of a doula?”  Ring of Fire Season 2 Episode 4!   We talk about what we thought our scopes would be when we first started birthwork versus what we believe they are now!   Digressions include: Talking trash about large doula organizations, and jokes about MLMS   Leave a comment or send us an email if you have thoughts on this topic!  And if you're a birthworker and interested in being a guest on the pod send us an email!   Join us live every Thursday, 7pm MST on Instagram to be a part of the conversation as we are having it!  Email: ringoffirepodcast@gmail.com  Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/ringoffirepodcast Meet Alex: https://www.alexbarrdoula.com/ Meet Emmy: https://birthwizard.com/  1:00 Intro the topic “What’s the scope of a doula?”   2:15 Doula work is born out of ancestral knowledge   3:30 VBAC Wizard training! And we’re currently offering advertising space, email us for inquiries!   8:00 What did we think the scope of a doula was when we first started in this work   10:00 Alex talks about training to be a doula with a birth center rather than a large organization   18:47 Alex talks about the warring information provided in doula trainings   25:00 Why is blame placed upon the birther rather than the system causing harm?   26:27 Why are clients hiring doulas?   29:00 What if you hire a doula who isn’t going to support you   30:00 Emmy is hopeful that as time goes on more and more doulas will begin to advocate for their clients   34:24 Emmy talks about how doulas are not medical providers, yet she sees medical advice being shared by doulas   42:00 Clients hire doulas for different reasons   48:00 Emmy talks about how doulas who being outside of advocacy often end up never pursuing it   49:30 Even with best case outcomes you can be traumatized from witnessing births   54:00 Birthing Advocacy is one of our favorite training organizations, and who you pick to train from is important    58:00 We need to be conscious of the people we are paying to become doulas
01:07:16
February 09, 2022
Fat & Plus Size Birth - Ring of Fire Season 2 Episode 3
“Fat & Plus Size Birth”   Ring of Fire Season 2 Episode 3!   We talk about all things fat birth and navigating medical systems as a plus size person.   Leave a comment or send us an email if you have thoughts on this topic!   And if you're a birthworker and interested in being a guest on the pod send us an email!   Join us live every Thursday, 7pm MST on Instagram to be a part of the conversation as we are having it!  Email: ringoffirepodcast@gmail.com  Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/ringoffirepodcast Meet Alex: https://www.alexbarrdoula.com/ Meet Emmy: https://birthwizard.com/  1:50 Alex talks about fat activism 2:30 Existing in a fat body without pursuing weight loss is automatically activism 6:30 Who is considered fat? 7:30 Who's being treated poorly by providers? 21:51 Is what's being recommended to plus size birthers actually safe? 28:45 Gestational diabetes and plus size people 31:00 How can doulas support plus size people? 32:20 BMI is messed up 45:39 Checklist to find safe providers for high BMIs 47:48 Checklist for plus size birthers to help navigate providers
53:11
February 01, 2022
Homebirths & Doulas with Lyndsay King LM, CPM Ring of Fire Season 2 Episode 2
“Homebirths and Doulas with Lyndsay King LM, CPM” Ring of Fire Season 2 Episode 2! In the premiere of our second season we chat with Lyndsay King, a CPM located in Phoenix, AZ about doulas and home birth! Digressions include: diversity in homebirth, geriatric uteruses, and how to reach out to your local midwives Leave a comment or send us an email if you have thoughts on this topic! And if you're a birthworker and interested in being a guest on the pod send us an email! Join us live every Thursday, 7pm MST on Instagram to be a part of the conversation as we are having it! Email: ringoffirepodcast@gmail.com Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/ringoffirepodcast Meet Alex: https://www.alexbarrdoula.com/ Meet Emmy: https://birthwizard.com/ 3:30 Lyndsay talks about her journey to becoming a CPM 12:00 The different paths to becoming a CPM 23:00 Advice on how to reach out to midwives as a birthworker 29:00 What does our community need from doulas? 38:00 Is there anything Lyndsay doesn’t like about doulas? 53:00 What can and can’t make you high risk for a home birth 1:01 Lyndsay’s advice to doulas seeking work in home birth settings
01:03:09
January 25, 2022
BONUS EPISODE: VBACed Episode "Emmy aka Birth Wizard's Story"
Special treat this week! Emmy has been hard at work on a new project based around bringing more support and education around VBAC! And they are looking for guests to share their VBAC stories! Enjoy! "Welcome to VBAC-ed! We are a podcast duo of doulas and childbirth educators. This was all started to bring more education, support, and inclusive information to those who are looking to VBAC or have already VBACed...see what we did there? :) Sit back and listen to Emmy's Origin Story!"
22:35
January 18, 2022
Doula Meme reactions Part 2 - Ring of Fire Episode 12
“Doula Meme reactions Part 2” Ring of Fire Episode 12! In our second meme react episode Alex shares 4 doula and pregnancy themed memes for Emmy to react to! Digressions include: gestational diabetes, Alex doesn’t know what a meme is, and what constitutes an intervention. Leave a comment or send us an email if you have thoughts on this topic! And if you're a birthworker and interested in being a guest on the pod send us an email! Join us live every Friday, 7pm MST on twitch to be a part of the conversation as we are having it! Email: ringoffirepodcast@gmail.com Twitch: https://www.twitch.tv/ringoffirepodcast Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/ringoffirepodcast Meet Alex: https://www.alexbarrdoula.com/ Meet Emmy: https://birthwizard.com/ 2:00 Alex doesn’t know what a meme is? 5:00 We talk about how we talk about interventions is important 9:30 What’s considered an induction and what’s not? 15:30 Cascade of interventions 22:00 Why and when are doulas essential? 26:00 We talk about the different reasons people are doulas 30:00 Alex talks about the issues she see with the doula industry 38:00 We talk about the controversial takes on Glucola 48:00 We talk about the difference between diabetes and gestational diabetes 55:00 We talk about how scary google can be for pregnant people 1:00:01 Emmy talks about neurodiverse doulas 1:00:08 We end by talking about postpartum doulas and hemorrhoids
01:10:18
November 16, 2021
Should Doulas Be Licensed? - Ring of Fire Episode 11
“Should Doulas Be Licensed?” Ring of Fire Episode 11! Recently doula care has been approved for a pilot program for Tricare members, Alex and Emmy sit down to talk about how they feel about licensing doulas. Digressions include: reading our listeners thoughts on the topic, what Alex thinks the true role of a doula is, Emmy is a true Hufflepuff, and Alex and Emmy finally disagree on a topic! Leave a comment or send us an email if you have thoughts on this topic! And if you're a birthworker and interested in being a guest on the pod send us an email! Join us live every Friday, 7pm MST on twitch to be a part of the conversation as we are having it! Email: ringoffirepodcast@gmail.com Twitch: https://www.twitch.tv/ringoffirepodcast Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/ringoffirepodcast Meet Alex: https://www.alexbarrdoula.com/ Meet Emmy: https://birthwizard.com/ 3:30 talking about tricare covering doulas and IBCLCS and details of what they are covering 1040 we read responses from our viewers, and instagram about their feelings about licensing of doulas 14:00 we talk about the “slippery slope” fallacy and how it applies to this idea 17:00 Alex talks about the role of a doula 19:00 Emmy talks about the role of the nuclear family and its effect on the rise in doulas 23:00 Emmy talks about the different professions operating outside of insurance 26:00 Alex talks about the issue she has with he large doula training organizations 32:00 We talk about if licensing would create “better” doulas 38:00 Would doulas running some type of governing board allow for more control 42:00 Alex talks about the history of midwifery being licensed 46:00 Emmy talks about the difference between hospitals in 2020 versus now 49:00 Alex talks about how the advocacy is the most important part of her job as a doula 50:00 We talk about the positive path we see for licensing 53:00 Emmy talks about the similarities between patient advocates and doulas 55:00 We talk about the importance of childbirth education
01:01:09
November 09, 2021
Superstitions From Beyond the Birth Room - Ring of Fire Episode 10
Ring of Fire Episode 10! “Superstitions From Beyond the Birth Room” In this very spooky themed episode Emmy talks about her own birth superstitions and Alex talks about birth superstitions throughout history. Digressions include: never get a tattoo if you hate talking to people, psychic vampire spray, and we hear from some listeners about their own experiences. Leave a comment or send us an email if you have thoughts on this topic! And if you're a birthworker and interested in being a guest on the pod send us an email! Join us live every Friday, 7pm MST on twitch to be a part of the conversation as we are having it! Email: ringoffirepodcast@gmail.com Twitch: https://www.twitch.tv/ringoffirepodcast Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/ringoffirepodcast Meet Alex: https://www.alexbarrdoula.com/ Meet Emmy: https://birthwizard.com/
56:19
November 02, 2021
In To The Thick of Facebook Mom Groups - Ring of Fire Episode 9
Ring of Fire Episode 9!   “In To The Thick of Facebook Mom Groups”   This week Emmy and Alex take a look at some Facebook mom group posts for some laughs and for some educational content!   Digressions include: should doulas use Facebook to advertise, plus size pregnancy, and how we relate mama monkeys at the zoo.   Leave a comment or send us an email if you have thoughts on this topic!   And if you're a birthworker and interested in being a guest on the pod send us an email!   Join us live every Friday, 7pm MST on twitch to be a part of the conversation as we are having it!  Email: ringoffirepodcast@gmail.com  Twitch: https://www.twitch.tv/ringoffirepodcast Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/ringoffirepodcast Meet Alex: https://www.alexbarrdoula.com/ Meet Emmy: https://birthwizard.com/
56:59
October 28, 2021
What are doulas worth? - Ring of Fire Episode 8
Ring of Fire Episode 8! “What are doulas worth?” This week Emmy and Alex talk about how much a doula should charge and the barriers to charging your worth. Digressions include: the amount of money put into becoming a doula, doulas save you money on therapy appointments, and equitable business practices Leave a comment or send us an email if you have thoughts on this topic! And if you're a birthworker and interested in being a guest on the pod send us an email! Join us live every Friday, 7pm MST on twitch to be a part of the conversation as we are having it! Email: ringoffirepodcast@gmail.com Twitch: https://www.twitch.tv/ringoffirepodcast Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/ringoffirepodcast Meet Alex: https://www.alexbarrdoula.com/ Meet Emmy: https://birthwizard.com/
56:30
October 19, 2021
Doula Meme Reactions Pt. 1 - Ring of Fire Episode 7
Ring of Fire Episode 7! “Doula Meme Reactions Part 1!” In a special bonus episode Emmy presents four birth themed memes and Alex reacts! Digressions include: Due dates and why they should be taken with a grain of salt, how much we spent on our weddings, and questioning what the heck a “normal” birth is. Part 2 will come the next time one of your hosts can’t make filming! Send over some of your favorite memes for our next episode! And if you're a birthworker and interested in being a guest on the pod send us an email! Join us live every Friday, 7pm MST on twitch to be a part of the conversation as we are having it! Email: ringoffirepodcast@gmail.com Twitch: https://www.twitch.tv/ringoffirepodcast Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/ringoffirepodcast Meet Alex: https://www.alexbarrdoula.com/ Meet Emmy: https://birthwizard.com/
56:01
October 12, 2021
Niche or Nah? - Ring of Fire Episode 6
Ring of Fire Episode 6!   "Niche or Nah?"   This week Emmy and Alex talk about niching in doula work. What our own niches are, if we think it's a good path for every doula, and what we think holds people back from finding a niche.   Digressions include: Plus size pregnancy and how BMI is bullshit, Emmy roasting Alex for her brand color choices, and Emmy promises to get a tattoo if we reach 100 Twitch subscribers.   Leave a comment or send us an email if you have thoughts on this topic!  And if you're a birthworker and interested in being a guest on the pod send us an email!   Join us live every Friday, 7pm MST on twitch to be a part of the conversation as we are having it!  Email: ringoffirepodcast@gmail.com  Twitch: https://www.twitch.tv/ringoffirepodcast Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/ringoffirepodcast Meet Alex: https://www.alexbarrdoula.com/ Meet Emmy: https://birthwizard.com/
52:57
October 06, 2021
The One About Inclusive Language - Ring of Fire Episode 5
Ring of Fire Episode 5! This week Emmy and Alex discuss inclusive language in birthmark, a topic that is debated often in our community. We talk about how we’ve incorporated it into our speech, how we feel when people are so against using inclusive language and more! Digressions include: The book Frindle(?), bisexuality, ghostbusters, and modern American christianity. Leave a comment or send us an email if you have thoughts on this topic! And if you're a birthworker and interested in being a guest on the pod send us an email! The training that Alex and Emmy mention in this ep: https://www.badoulatrainings.org/ Gender affirming birth work training from Moss the doula: https://www.instagram.com/mossthedoula/ Join us live every Friday, 7pm MST on twitch to be a part of the conversation as we are having it! Email: ringoffirepodcast@gmail.com Twitch: https://www.twitch.tv/ringoffirepodcast Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/ringoffirepodcast Meet Alex: https://www.alexbarrdoula.com/ Meet Emmy: https://birthwizard.com/
01:03:40
September 28, 2021
Balance or Chaos? Ring of Fire Episode 4
Ring of Fire Episode 4!    This week Emmy and Alex discuss the ways to find balance in the life of a birthworker. How do you find balance between being on call, having children, being a partner, caring for yourself? Do you choose to search for balance or do you choose to lean into the chaos?   Digressions include: Neurodivergence and how that assists people in birth work and entrepreneurial work, finding sugar daddies (lol), and what it means to hire support for yourself and your family.   Leave a comment or send us an email if you have thoughts on this topic!  And if you're a birthworker and interested in being a guest on the pod send us an email!   Join us live every Friday, 7pm MST on twitch to be a part of the conversation as we are having it!  Email: ringoffirepodcast@gmail.com  Twitch: https://www.twitch.tv/ringoffirepodcast Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/ringoffirepodcast Meet Alex: https://www.alexbarrdoula.com/ Meet Emmy: https://birthwizard.com/
01:02:25
September 22, 2021
Boundaries Baby! - Ring of Fire Episode 3
Ring of Fire Episode 3!    This week Emmy and Alex talk boundaries in birthwork. We talk about boundaries with family, children, clients; boundaries around money, and time spent with clients. You'll definitely wanna hear this!    Digressions include: Tinder for doulas, working with a doula partner, and how many prenatal visits is too many?  Leave a comment and tell us about how you are much better at setting boundaries than we are!!!    Join us live every Friday, 7pm MST on twitch to be a part of the conversation as we are having it!  Email: ringoffirepodcast@gmail.com  Twitch: https://www.twitch.tv/ringoffirepodcast Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/ringoffirepodast Meet Alex: https://www.alexbarrdoula.com/ Meet Emmy: https://birthwizard.com/
01:02:46
September 15, 2021
Bias in Birthwork - Ring of Fire Episode 2
Ring of Fire Episode 2! This week Emmy and Alex talk about the biases they brought into birthwork, how they've unpacked those biases and moved forward in this work.   Digressions include: 'Have you ever felt like you couldn't do this work anymore?', Alex cursing at her nurse during labor, Emmy's cats meowing for food, and 'can you do this work without having a savior complex?'   Leave a comment and tell us about your experience with biases in and around birthwork! You can also email us if you have any thoughts, comments, ideas, or want to be a guest on the show.   Join us live every Friday on twitch to be a part of the conversation as we are having it! Email: ringoffirepodcast@gmail.com Twitch: https://www.twitch.tv/ringoffirepodcast Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/ringoffirepodcast/ Meet Alex: https://www.alexbarrdoula.com/ Meet Emmy: https://birthwizard.com/
55:22
August 31, 2021