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Sonali Shivlani is the Executive Director of CAPPA India and also the Director of the Pregnancy Fitness Educator Program for CAPPA International. In her ten years of practice, worked with more than 15000 pregnant families. She is the author of the Super Moms Recipe Book. She has conceptualized and featured on two DVD titles - Prenatal Workouts and Postnatal Workouts in association with Times Group in India. She is on the expert panel of Mother and Baby, a leading magazine in this genre. She is also on the panel for Baby Center in India and besides working on "Indianising" the content she also heads the Online ante-natal classes on the portal.
Learn more about Sonali and the amazing work she is doing in India by clicking the links below.
Sonali also chatted with us about the Certified Pregnancy Fitness Educator program CAPPA offers. To learn more or to take a training go to www.cappa.net "trainings."
Let's get to know Julie Brill, she is one of our wonderful CAPPA Faculty members. She trains Childbirth Educators and shares her insight and wisdom on this subject (and more) with our listeners.
Julie Brill, CCCE, CLD owns and manages WellPregnancy in Bedford, Massachusetts. She has been teaching childbirth classes and attending births since 1992, and mentoring new birth professionals throughout New England as a member of the CAPPA Faculty since 2003. Julie is honored to have taught thousands of childbirth education students in a variety of settings and hundreds of CAPPA birth professionals. She feels she has the best job in the world, and is lucky to have found her profession and her calling.
Julie graduated from Tufts University with a degree in Sociology and Women’s Studies and completed the Massachusetts Midwifery Alliance Apprenticeship Course. She is certified to present Peggy Huddleston’s Prepare for Cesarean Birth, Heal Faster workshops. She is also a La Leche League Leader and the mother of two homeschooled teenage daughters.
Julie finds that the women who are drawn to doula and childbirth educator work are an amazing group and she feels blessed to be able to mentor, learn from, and work with them. Doulas’ desire to support women during the childbearing year and their choice to work unknown hours at unscheduled times is the inspiration for Round the Circle: A Doula Anthology, her first book, which is available for pre-order at ibreastfeeding.com. More information is available at www.wellpregnancy.com.
Our guest today is Amanda Marshall, the owner of Birth Blessing Doula Services in Colorado. She is a member of the CAPPA (Childbirth and Postpartum Professional Association) Postpartum Doula Faculty. We will get to know Amanda and discuss the role of a postpartum doula, common misconceptions about postpartum doulas, and why someone might want to hire a postpartum doula. Amanda Marshall also shares her experiences supporting breastfeeding mothers. If you are interested in becoming a postpartum doula or hiring one to help you after you have a baby this show will increase your knowledge of all things postpartum doula.
Listen to each of these amazing women share their experiences at the 2014 CAPPA Conference in Charlotte, NC.
1:14 Tiffany Miller CLD, CCCE, Midwiffe assistant, Colorado Springs, Colorado - www.birthinjoy.com
4:24 Tracy Wilson Peters CAPPA Founder and CEO - www.cappa.net (or here is the PDF http://www.cappa.net/documents/Articles/CAPPA_Summary_of_ACOG_and_SMFM.pdf)
14:20 Jenny Cochran CCCE, TE, LD - www.confidentchildbirthmethod.com and refugee work www.embracebirthsupport.com
21:00 Sheila R. Davis PD, BD, in Orange County, and LA, California - email@example.com
24:30 Missy Kacy LD - Oakland County, Michigan - https://www.facebook.com/SweetDreamsDoula
30:50 Sabrina Stewart CPFE, LE in Colorado Springs,Colorado - Learn more about the Pregnancy Fitness Educator Program http://www.cappa.net/get-certified.php?pregnancy-fitness-educator and find more about Sabrina Stewart's business https://www.facebook.com/bodywithbaby www.prepforbirth.com
39:00 Sammantha Wright CCE, LD in Boone, North Carolina - www.birthwrightboone.com
49:50 Prinscilla Moore CPD, LD in Sourthfield, Michigan - www.delightedtodoula.com
54:00 Erin Dodge CCE in Colorado Springs, Colorado - Morningsong Birth, https://www.facebook.com/morningsongbirth/photos_stream
See you next year at CAPPA Conference 2015, in Tucson, Arizona! http://www.cappa.net/conference_2015.php
You can also listen to MP3's from our 2014 CAPPA Conference in Charlotte, North Carolina and other conferences from the past at the CAPPA store - http://shop.cappa.net/Audio-DVD/Audio-Only-c112/
Kimberly Seals Allers joins CAPPA Radio to celebrate Black Breastfeeding Week. Learn more about the goals of Black Breastfeeding Week on their website http://blackbreastfeedingweek.org/ or on facebook https://www.facebook.com/BlackBreastfeedingWeek.
Our guest, Kimberly Seals Allers, is an award-winning journalist, a trusted authority on issues relating to mothers of color, author of The Mocha Manual™ series of books and founder of www.MochaManual.com, a pregnancy and parenting lifestyle destination and blog for African Americans.
A leading consultant, commentator and public speaker, Kimberly’s thoughtful and provocative online commentaries on motherhood or breastfeeding and the intersection of race, class and culture reach over 2 million monthly.
Kimberly is also a fiercely committed and highly respected advocate in the fight to reduce the racial disparities in breastfeeding rates and infant and maternal mortality rates.
I also want to thank one of our CAPPA members, Jennifer Day, for helping us make this show possible. You can learn more about Jennifer Day and her work supporting breastfeeding mothers http://oaklandcountybfingcoalition.weebly.com/
Today's show will introduce you to an amazing product that helps improve our skin. Learn more about Bio-Oil and how it can help with many of pregnant and new mother's concerns. And more!
Bio-Oil is a specialist moisturizing oil that has been clinically proven to help improve the appearance of scars, stretch marks, uneven skin tone, aging and dehydrated skin. Bio-Oil has won 126 skincare awards since its global launch in 2002. It is America’s #1 selling multiuse skincare oil.
Thank you, Kayleigh Westerfield, Events and Training Coordinator at Bio Oil, for sharing the ingredients, the back story, and the many uses for Bio-Oil.
Bio-Oil is a sponsor of our 2014 CAPPA Conference in Charlotte, NC.
Joe Valley is a feminist web designer working from home while supporting his young family. He and his wife, Andrea, have two boys born at home and an aging black cat who must be at least 20 years old by now. Joe came from the world of counseling where he worked with families finding relief from the rigors of life. Joe teaches counseling skills to birth professionals and also cheers for dads’ supportive role in birth at www.empoweredpapa.com.
Joe Valley and I discuss how birthworkers can meet dads where they are and how we can best support them. What are dads considering during the pregnancy, birth, and postpartum period? Learn about concerns dads have and how we can use the relationship and trust we have with our clients to foster support for dads.
Our guest, Abby Bordner, is CAPPA (Childbirth and Postpartum Professional Association) Labor Doula Faculty in New Mexico. During the show we will discuss the role of a labor doula, and Abby will also share some great tips for setting up a doula business. We will learn more about her work as an innovative family health coach. She supports women and their families through many of life's phases; pregnancy, birth, postpartum and parenting. She leads workshops, online classes, private sessions and small group events. Her passion is helping women live life awake and in joy! You can follow her parenting blog at www.relationshipbasedparenting.com/blog and find her work for New Mexico birth professionals and families at www.thebirthingtree.com
Author, Amy Wright Glenn, joins CAPPA Radio to discuss her book, "Birth, Breath, and Death: Meditations on Motherhood, Chaplaincy, and Life as a Doula." She shares her wisdom on how to support a woman on the "hero's journey" as a labor doula and her calling to support the dying and their families as a chaplain. She shares insight about being a labor doula before having her own baby and how she communicates her role to clients. We also discuss extended breastfeeding, the importance of self care, and following your intuition. Amy Wright Glenn earned her MA in Religion and Education from Teachers College, Columbia University. She taught in The Religion and Philosophy Department at The Lawrenceville School in New Jersey for over a decade. While at Lawrenceville, Amy was the recipient of the Dunbar Abston Jr. Chair for Teaching Excellence. She is a Kripalu Yoga teacher, a certified birth doula, and a hospital chaplain. Her work has appeared in International Doula. She is the voice of "Motherhood, Spirituality, and Religion" for www.philly.com. Learn more about Amy Wright Glenn on her website http://birthbreathanddeath.com/home.html
Dr. Jack Newman graduated from the University of Toronto medical school in 1970, interning at the Vancouver General Hospital. He did his training in pædiatrics in Quebec City and then at the Hospital for Sick Children in Toronto from 1977-1981 to become a Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians of Canada in 1981 as well as Board Certified by the AAP in 1981. He has worked as a physician in Central America, New Zealand and as a paediatrician in South Africa (in the Transkei). He founded the first hospital based breastfeeding clinic in Canada in 1984. He has been a consultant for UNICEF for the Baby Friendly Hospital Initiative, evaluating the first candidate hospitals in Gabon, the Ivory Coast and Canada.
Dr. Newman now works at the International Breastfeeding Centre based at the Canadian College of Naturopathic Medicine in Toronto.
Dr. Newman has several publications on breastfeeding, and in 2000 published, along with Teresa Pitman, a help guide for professionals and mothers on breastfeeding, called, Dr. Jack Newman's Guide to Breastfeeding, as it's known in Canada (revised editions, January 2003 and January 2005), and The Ultimate Breastfeeding Book of Answers, as it's known in the US (revised edition, November 2006). A completely revised version of Dr Jack Newman’s Guide to breastfeeding was published on June 3, 2014.
His website www.breastfeedinginc.ca contains information sheets as well as video clips and accompanying explanatory texts in English, French, Spanish, Italian, Portuguese, Chinese, Russian, Arabic, German, Romanian, Slovenian, Slovak, Czech, Polish, Dutch and Indonesian.
This show is for expecting parents, new parents, and birth workers. Elly Taylor, author of Becoming Us - 8 Steps to Grow a Family that Thrives shares wonderful tools to increase awareness on how we grow as parents and the joy and difficulty that can create. Listen to the show to gain tools and practical steps to make being a parent easier.
Our guest, Elly Taylor, is an Australian Emotionally Focused Couples Therapist, perinatal relationship researcher, columnist for Practical Parenting magazine and author. For 15 years, Elly has been looking into the ways parenthood shapes the relationship between a couple and how to work with perinatal changes to build family foundations. The result is her book Becoming Us, 8 Steps to Grow a Family that Thrives (Three Turtles Press, 2014). Becoming Us has been described as a “landmark” by Dr Jordan Paul, as “wonderful, worthy and needed” by Dr. Marcy Axness and is recommended by the Childbirth and Postpartum Professional Association.
To learn more about Elly Taylor go to www.ellytaylor.com.
Author Amy Wright Glenn, joins us to discuss her book, "Birth, Breath, and Death: Meditations on Motherhood, Chaplaincy, and Life as a Doula." She shares her wisdom on how to support a woman on her "hero's journey" as a labor doula and her calling to support the dying and their families as a chaplain. We also discuss extended breastfeeding, the importance of self care, and following your intuition. Amy Wright Glenn earned her MA in Religion and Education from Teachers College, Columbia University. She taught in The Religion and Philosophy Department at The Lawrenceville School in New Jersey for over a decade. While at Lawrenceville, Amy was the recipient of the Dunbar Abston Jr. Chair for Teaching Excellence. She is a Kripalu Yoga teacher, a certified birth doula, and a hospital chaplain. Her work has appeared in International Doula. She is the voice of "Motherhood, Spirituality, and Religion" for www.philly.com. Learn more about Amy Wright Glenn on her website http://birthbreathanddeath.com/home.html
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