We Need To Talk About Obstetric Violence
Hospitals treating women like science experiments without their consent. Doctors abusing patients verbally, mentally and physically. And a history of consent. This is a full episode devoted to a very serious topic.
27 May 2021
Are Doulas Smarter Than Doctors?
Bill and Kaleigh discuss the Doula profession and then hold a Q&A from the Facebook Group: https://www.facebook.com/groups/docanddoula/ Table of Contents 4:30 – Better Training For Doulas 8:00 – Headaches during pregnancy 12:00 – Post partum joint pain 13:55 – Retained placenta 18:45 – Who is to blame for bad healthcare? 20:00 – Can a doctor kick a doula out of the delivery room? 24:20 – Sleeping positions while pregnant 32:30 – Natural remedies: helpful, harmless or harmful?
20 May 2021
Doc & Doula Controversy Response
Table of Contents 0:00 - Clarifications 3:20 - What is a doula? What is their training? 6:00 - Upcoming OBGYN shortage 12:05 - Doctor pay vs Doula pay 15:15 - Bad doula behavior. Doulas fighting with doctors. 16:30 - Why the C-Section rate skyrocketed 27:35 - Midwife experience 29:24 - Misunderstandings about Doc & Doula 33:35 - Doula standards and training Quotables “I believe in doulas. I believe in what they do.” “The system is broken. We’ve had enough. We need change. We are the consumers.” “Every birth I’m part of, I get to witness a little miracle.”
10 May 2021
Doctor Screwups and Homebirthing
For more support and community, make sure to join the Doc & Doula Facebook Group: https://www.facebook.com/groups/docanddoula Table Of Contents 1:45 Exercise and diet during pregnancy 7:15 Dealing with Mastitis without meds 13:10 CLC vs IBCLC 17:07 Visitation policy at hospitals 19:45 - Hypnobirthing 21:40 – Topic of the week: Doctor screwups and why communication is key! 24:16 - Miscarriage support 25:35 - Homebirth 36:30 Tip of the week: Finding a provider
6 May 2021
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Worst Doula Ever?
Bill and Kaleigh break down a birth video by YouTuber Laura Clery and the truly awful behavior/advice from her doula. Topics: 1:54 – Should I get the vaccine if I'm pregnant? 5:08 – Vomiting during the 3rd Trimester 6:20 – Tips to prepare for a C-Section 9:35 – Gestational Diabetes 16:33 – Laura Clery and her doula Make sure to join our Free Facebook group for more information and support: https://www.facebook.com/groups/docanddoula
28 Apr 2021