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  • 00:39

    Healing after a Cesarean Section with Kimberly Bepler, CAPPA Faculty

    in Women

    Kimberly Bepler joins CAPPA Radio for a thoughtful conversation about healing after a cesarean section and creating a plan for the possibilty of birthing this way.  Kimberly is the owner and founder of ABC Doula Service and also trains doulas both in Portland and all around the Northwest.

    She has worked extensively with families doing doula and lactation support for the past 14 years.  She is a Certified Postpartum Doula and CAPPA Faculy Postpartum Doula Trainer, a Certified Postnatal Educator and a Board-Certified Lactation Consultant (IBCLC).

    Kimberly has been working with postpartum families since she had an infant of her own, and has a passion for newborns and their families.

    Since founding ABC Doula in 2001 she has seen the company grow to serve over 1200 families, and loves the collaboration of the team that has come together. Kimberly is the mother to two lively school-aged kids, and enjoys the collaboration at home with her husband Mark, who supports ABC as the Accounts and Website Manager.


    Learn about Kimberly's many training oppourtunities and read her insightful blog on her website http://abcdoula.com/ you can also find her on facebook https://www.facebook.com/ABCDoula.


    Want to hear more of our CAPPA Radio shows?  Liisten to our show with Dr. Johannson about Cesarean Birth from an OB/GYN's perspective http://www.blogtalkradio.com/cappa-radio/2015/04/16/choosing-an-obgyn-cesarean-sections-and-more-with-dr-joshua-johannson


     

  • 00:30

    How Connecting Marriage Counseling Helped Heal Cesarean Trauma

    in Religion

    During cesarean awareness month we will be looking at how Christ centered, heart connecting marriage counseling help one couple with healing cesarean trauma. Dr. Pauline and Catherine will be talking with Ime and David about birth trauma, and what they learned about their hearts and connection with God. We will also talk about how the new connection with Jesus helped in their next birth and repeat cesarean, as well as how turning to reconnection right away helped prevent future issues. 


     


     

  • 00:30

    Understanding the Cesarean Problem Part II

    in Religion

    This is a Your Dunamas Life classic from last year's Cesarean Awareness month. This week is focused on marriage and family. Both areas are deeply affected by cesarean/birth trauma. 
    To ask questions or give us show ideas please email us at: dunamaslife@dunamascenter.com
    Donations: always needed, always accepted, always appreciated. Go to our secure store at www.dunamascenter.com

  • 00:32

    Are We Glossing Over the Risks of Natural Birth?

    in Family

    We will be discussing the risks of birth natural and otherwise 

  • 00:29

    Understanding the Cesarean Problem Part I

    in Religion

    This is a Your Dunamas Life classic from last year's Cesarean Awareness month. This week is focused on mental heatlh, and next week is marriage and family. Both areas are deeply affected by cesarean/birth trauma. 
    To ask questions or give us show ideas please email us at: dunamaslife@dunamascenter.com
    Donations: always needed, always accepted, always appreciated. Go to our secure store at www.dunamascenter.com

  • 00:58

    Home Birth Cesarean, Reframing the Story of Our Births

    in Family

    Join me as I speak with Courtney Jarecki of Home Birth Cesarean. While the percentage of women who go from having a homebirth to a cesarean is small, their stories are nonetheless powerful, meaningful and important. Until now, no one has gathered and shared these stories, leaving many HBC moms to feel as their birth experiences don’t matter, and creating a vacuum their stories would otherwise fill. Just as HBC mothers often find themselves estranged from the homebirth community, many midwives and birth workers are at a loss as to how best support these women and their families.
    The name Homebirth Cesarean originated as a way for women to distinguish their birth from the existing categories that didn’t apply. These women spent nine-months preparing for a homebirth and the spirit and homebirth philosophies still apply to their birth.HBC mothers quickly understood the name distinction, and the ways that language can both empower and set limits

  • 00:30

    Pro-Choice Birthing

    in Religion

    For the final week of cesarean awareness month, Dr Pauline and Catherine want to talk to you about your options.  There are many, many wonderful birth professionals out there that are excited to help you navigate your pregnancy and birth.  The thing is, it's very important to choose the RIGHT one for YOU.  There are many (too many) birth professionals who are so worried about the letters behind their name (because they've certified with one organization or another) that they have put that ahead of doing what is best for Mom & baby.  For example, some doulas, instead of advocating, are quietly letting the doctor and medical staff take advantage of the one person they were there to stand up for in order to protect their certification.  Anyone not willing to advocate for you because they don't want to upset a hospital staff member is not the one you want to be there for your birth.  There are plenty of choices out there.  Pray.  Listen.  Go with what God tells you.  Simple as that. 


    As always, we welcome your comments and questions through Facebook (Dunamas Center Ministries), and Twitter (@YourDunamasLife).


    ANNOUNCEMENTS: 



    We are officially moved into our new building at 2143 N Academy Blvd, Colorado Springs, CO 80909!
    Watch for Dr Pauline's new book, "Won't Somebody Please Hear Me?  Healing from Birth Traumatomology Syndrome"...Coming soon! 
    Open House/Fundraiser on June 4th, 3-7pm.  If you're in the area, please RSVP if you can make it.  If you're not, we will also have online options to support Dunamas Center Ministries - stay tuned.

  • 00:30

    Dads Can Have Birth Trauma, Too?

    in Religion

    When a mom has a traumatic birth - whatever that looks like for you - most of the focus is (understandably) on Mom and baby.  They both need that care to walk them through the aftermath of what just happened...but we've been forgetting someone:  Dad.  Dads can have trauma from a birth, too.  It may not look as obvious, but it can have a profound impact on the family.  Dr Pauline & Catherine discuss this often-overlooked, but extremely important topic during week 3 or Cesarean Awereness Month.  Mom & Dad would both benefit from this important show. 


    As always, we welcome your comments and questions through Facebook (Dunamas Center Ministries), and Twitter (@YourDunamasLife).


    ANNOUNCEMENTS: 



    We are officially moved into our new building at 2143 N Academy Blvd, Colorado Springs, CO 80909!
    Watch for Dr Pauline's new book "Won't Somebody Please Hear Me?  Healing from Birth Traumatomology Syndrome"...Coming soon! 

  • 01:00

    Cesarean and VBAC Stories

    in Moms and Family

    Sharing of stories by cesarean and VBAC mothers.

  • 00:30

    Where in the World is Dr Pauline? Healing Cesarean Trauma

    in Religion

    Where in the world is Dr Pauline?  This week, she'll be in Mississippi and Missouri talking about a subject that doesn't get nearly the press that it deserves:  Birth Traumatomology Syndrome (BTS).  The impact BTS can have on women and families can be profound and devistating if it's not addressed and dealt with.  Dr Pauline has a unique knowledge and understanding of how to help heal BTS.  Listen to this special, pre-recorded show as we broadcast pieces of her speaking as well as interviews with attendees.  As always, we welcome your comments and questions on Facebook and Twitter. 


    UPCOMING EVENTS (www.dunamascenter.com):



    October 28, 2014 - Dr Pauline will be speaking to ICAN groups in Springfield, MO about Birth Traumatomology Syndrome (BTS) after cesearans and ideas for healing.
    November 8, 2014 - Choices for a Discerning Childbirth Seminar


    ANNOUNCEMENTS (www.dunamascenter.com):



    Our website is currently being updated. Watch for our new website soon!
    Dr Pauline's Proverbs Study, "Choices and Consequences" workbook will be available December 1, 2014.

  • 00:45

    Cesarean Awareness Month

    in Moms and Family

    Join TFB & Friends to discuss Cesarean Awareness Month. Special Guest: Danielle Elwood of the International Cesarean Awareness Network.

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