Giving birth can be one of the most vulnerable times in a person’s life. The thought of having your own mother in the room can be difficult, let alone a stranger! What if that stranger was a professional trained to support you emotionally, physically, and provide education throughout pregnancy, birth and postpartum? That’s the role of a Doula! Doulas support plus size moms and parents of all sizes, ages, and abilities.
Experienced doula Kira Kimble joins the Plus Mommy Podcast to talk about how doulas support plus size moms. We explore not only what a doula does but all the benefits of hiring one.
Recording & Show Notes: Plus Mommy Podcast Episode 38
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Resources Mentioned On The Show:
- Do I Need A Doula?
- Plus Size Doula Directory
- Learn more about Kira via her website, Instagram, Facebook, and Twitter.
Above is a photo of Kira in action doing the counterpressure hip squeeze talked about during the episode. This is a mom having an empowering VBAC homebirth.
Hello, my name is Kira Kimble and I am a certified doula. I am an informative resource, a source of support, and labor coach for pregnant individuals and their partners. I help expectant parents navigate pregnancy and childbirth by giving them the tools and knowledge they need to make informed decisions about their care. During labor, I calmly and confidently guide couples through each stage of childbirth, ensuring that their wishes and desires are heard. After their child is born, I provide information about postpartum recovery, community resources for support and breastfeeding assistance, if desired.
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