SORT BY Relevancy
On this episode of CAPPA Radio, Barbara Decker joins us to share her expertise regarding prenatal bonding. Barbara is a Senior Advisor for CAPPA, and a member of the Faculty. She has been a childbirth educator for 40+ years, a doula for 20 years, a HypnoBirthing Practitioner for 12+ years, and is a Registered Hypnotherapist. Learn more about Barbara Decker's classes and training on her website Soul of Birthing.
When considering how prenatal bonding can empower parents, Barbara believes, "We must educate them, support them, and acknowledge them by giving them the tools to recognize what strength they have in loving that baby in the womb. The outcomes are healthier pregnancies, better birth experiences, and a child that is attached and loved from the womb to adult life."
Learn more -
Become a Prenatal Bonding Facilitator -
Buy the books -
The Greatest Pregnancy Ever
The Attachment Pregnancy
Shout Out - Adair McDonald is a newly certified Childbirth Educator (CCCE) with CAPPA. She teaches childbirth education in South Bend, IN. Learn more www.blueheronbirth.com.
CAPPA members call in to CAPPA Radio for a LIVE show! We discussed what we learned, our favorite moments, and why our CAPPA sisterhood is the best!
Thank you to all the wonderful women (and men!) who called in! I couldn't have done the show without you!
Learn more at www.cappa.net
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."
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.
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.
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 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
To celebrate World Breastfeeding Week CAPPA Radio asked Stephanie Henry, IBCLC, BS(MT), CLE® to join us and chat about her work with breastfeeding moms.
Stephanie Henry began her journey into public health in the fall of 2009 as Neosho County Health Department’s Breastfeeding Peer Counselor. She has been married to her husband, Mike, for 15 years and together they farm and ranch in Kansas. They have an 11 year old little cowboy named Ethan who is in 6th grade.
In October 2011, Stephanie became an International Board Certified Lactation Consultant. Stephanie works with a variety of community partners to provide breastfeeding support and follow up for families in the community. She works with breastfeeding families immediately within 24 to 48 hours of hospital discharge and has an after- hours warm line in place for breastfeeding assistance. She has bridged the gap between the Health Department and the local hospital as well as created employee breastfeeding rooms for the City of Chanute and Neosho Memorial Regional Medical Center through the Business Case for Breastfeeding.
Stephanie was awarded funding in August of this year for “The Perfect 10 Project”. We learn more about The Perfect 10 Project on the show and how it provides the ten steps that provide a solid foundation of breastfeeding education and support to all mothers. The steps are a balance between prenatal education and post-partum breastfeeding support that begins immediately following birth.
Her passion is bringing a continuity of care to the breastfeeding families in Kansas and that’s what led Stephanie to become a faculty member for CAPPA’s Certified Lactation Educator Program.
Learn more about Stephanie Henry and her CLE trainings http://breastfeedin1.wix.com/mwla
Janice Banther, joins CAPPA Radio to discuss doulas and childbirth educators working with pregnant women who are in jail or prison.
Janice Bather is a nationally recognized leader in childbirth education and labor doula programs including women in crises. Besides providing education and doula support for people in the community, she established programs to provide services for homeless, addicted and incarcerated mothers.
Since 1981 she has been a birth doula at over 600 births and trained thousands of women and their partners in childbirth classes. She is a member of the CAPPA Faculty and acts as a Senior Advisor for CAPPA.
She has trained dozens of doulas and childbirth professionals across the United States on how to support female prisoners who are giving birth. Janice is the founder and is Executive Director of two nonprofit agencies; For The Love Of Birth in 1991 and Birth Behind Bars in 2001.
Learn more about Birth Behind Bars and the new certification that is available to birthworkers, http://www.birthbehindbars.com/
CAPPA Radio host, Jill Reiter, and Dr. Joshua Johannson cover many crucial topics for expecting mothers and birthworkers. How to choose an OB/GYN, creating a plan B for a cesarean sections as part of your childbirth preparation, learn about gentle cesarean sections, and birth professionals can get tips to build bridges with healthcare professionals.
Before founding Cheaha Women’s in Alabama, Dr. Johannson trained and practiced at Pennsylvania Hospital, Philadelphia’s busiest obstetrical hospital for 11 years.
In addition to offering many surgical and medical techniques, Dr. Johannson views partnering and supporting women in health, pregnancy, and disease as fundamental to his practice. He strongly emphasizes healthy lifestyles and preventive care. He sees pregnancy as a normal physiological process, is supportive of low-intervention in low-risk pregnancy, and is a strong advocate of breastfeeding as an important healthcare decision. His other professional interests include external cephalic version, vaginal delivery of twins, fibroids, and general gynecology.
Dr. Johannson is a graduate of Talladega College and the University of Michigan Medical School. He is board certified by the American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology and International Board Certified Lactation Consultant. Dr. Johannson is married and has four children. He and his wife are enjoying the area and has found a church home in Grace Fellowship.
Learn more about Dr. Joshua Johannson on FB https://www.facebook.com/cheahawomen and on his website http://cheahawomen.com/.
Margi Deneau-Saxton joins CAPPA Radio to share her wisdom and experience about Infant Massage. Her tips, and ideas will give you insight into the useful tool of infant massage with regards to bonding, breastfeeding, and nurturing touch.
Margi Deneau-Saxton, RN, CCCE, CLC, CPD/T (CAPPA) 45 years experience in maternal-infant care. In 1996, she studied infant massage and began incorporating it into her clinical nursing practice. Eventually, she became a trainer of infant Margi is also a lactation counselor and a childbirth educator. In 2004, she founded MotherNurture Pregnancy and Postpartum Professionals, collaborating with two other health care professionals, a massage therapist and a lactation consultant with the vision that “women who are nurtured are better able to nurture others." They continue to provide educational opportunities and a variety of services within the greater Augusta, GA, area. Margi enjoys a marriage that spans some 47 years and has brought to Margi what she deems her most fulfilling experiences...mothering six and now, a grandmother to 14. Check out her website: www.mothernurture.net for more information about upcoming Nurturing Touch classes, and CAPPA postpartum doula trainings.
Tune in and get the HOTTEST gossip, tunes, interviews and much more!!! It's Feb, better known as Black History month. Ny, Gram-ami, and Marissa will be showcasing some inspirational individuals this month, as well as some "knowledge bombs"!
Racqueab Overton is a dancer/choreographer in Rochester, NY. He is currently 20 years old. Racqueab has been dancing since he was 8 years of age. He has graduated from All City High school and will be attending MCC. He has also won 1st place in dance competitions such as the Roc Stars talent show and the Omega Cappa Phi talent hunt. Racqueab is now an assistant dance instructor for TruArt Dance Co. and hopes to fulfill his passion of dance.
Join Host Live Chats
There are no live chats in progress