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Denise Bolds

Denise Bolds, MSW, CD(DONA)


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Black Motherhood Empowered! The BOLD and COURAGEOUS - The Pride of Black Motherhood is SUCCESS!

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Birth work is a demanding, unique miracle, where not every birth begins in life. With the stats for Black birth outcomes so very high, it is imperative that doulas are trained and empowered to support families that face fetal demise... more

About Dr. Worth: Jaqueline Worth, MD, graduated from Columbia University's College of Physicians and Surgeons. She has been an obstetrician for nearly 20 years, her practice, Village Obstetrics, is one of the top practices in NYC. She... more

Birth While Black – Case Study: Black doula trainers! What's it like? What is working and what's not! The discussion tonight during World Doula Week is powerful with special guests Black doula trainers from all over the world: Kira... more

We know there are a few... Black sudent midwives in the United States. Here in the U.S. there is a shortage of Black midwives with some states/cities not having any. Why? What is it like to be a Black midwifery student in a predominant... more

2019 hearalds more focus on Black births. The time of generalization is over. These podcasts will now focus in on Black births as "Case Studies." Each case study will foucs on the specifics and the solutions with the expert special guest... more

Community doulas. What are they? What do they do? Whom do they support and how does Community Doula work impact maternal health outcomes? Please join Birth While Black Producer and host Denise Bolds with special guest Tia... more

Let's talk about doula training. There's a lot of them out here; many that are substantial and many that are the reflections and result of trauma and challenges. All of these trainings utilize valuable resources of time, presence and... more

Doula expectations – What are your expectations of the doula? Doulas, are you having this query as part of your interview? This show will be exploring the meaning of expectations of the client in doula work AND the expectation of the... more

NYS will have a pilot doula program in place as of 1/1/2019 thanks to Gouvernor Andrew Cuomo. What is this program, who will it work and whom will it serve? There's a ton of speculation and we are here to talk it out! Please join... more
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