When Doulas Become Cogs in the Wheel of Medicalized Birth
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11h ago
After an update, I talk about the feelings I have around “doulas” and what our passion is when creating new doulas in the world. The way I see it, there is still the vanilla/mainstream doula stuff going on and then also the opposite extreme of doulas being trained to attend births outright on their own ..read more
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The Weaving Between Somatics and Birth Work
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1w ago
I recently enrolled and completed the first Somatic Experiencing (SE) training and I am so exuberant and full of learning that I wanted to share. I was mindblown around how much similarity there is between SE and the belief systems I already hold around the role of the midwife, and the trust in body; as ..read more
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10 Principles that Guide Sacred Postpartum Care
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1w ago
This is a short synopsis of what my foundational beliefs and teachings are around the sacred postpartum time. We had a lovely Mothering the Mother retreat this weekend, so I have that to share as well. Our Mothering the Mother online course is open and there is a $100 discount if you use code: SUPPORTMAMA ..read more
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The Deeper Experience of an Early Pregnancy Loss
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1M ago
This week, I share some more of my heart and soul with you as I re-tell the experience of a 5 week pregnancy that didn’t choose to stay in my body at this time. There is so much to explore, and I share this all vulnerably with you for our healing as powerful women with ..read more
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My Communication With Spirit Babies
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1M ago
This podcast is actually an old podcast. I released this one in 2018, and thought I’d publish it again for all the reasons. Spirit babies is a topic both new and old and one I love soooo much. Check out my Spirit Baby class coming up and we’ll dive into all things new and old ..read more
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Moving Away from the Word “Midwife”
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1M ago
We will be re-naming our Indie Birth Midwifery School and in general expanding our vision, so I wanted to take even more time to share with you how this change is aligned with me and my Soul. I hope it inspires you to always think beyond and above and perhaps you will help us change ..read more
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Borderline Witchcraft: Exploring Spirituality, Birth, and Margo’s Personal Journey
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1M ago
In this candid episode, Margo discusses her spiritual journey and how it intersects with her work at Indie Birth. She discusses her shift away from conventional religion towards a more earth-based spirituality that embraces elements from different practices such as earth prayers, shamanic journeying, and tarot. These approaches provide a crucial context for understanding the ..read more
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Taking the Slow Route to Birth Attending
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2M ago
There is so much wisdom in moving more slowly; apprenticeship and becoming a birth attendant is no exception. We live in a high octane world where even birth attendants are “made” in minutes or months. While that is an option, I really want us to consider the way it feels. Being in a hurry or ..read more
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Mothering #12: Our Winter Solstice Traditions
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2M ago
I thought I’d share more about how we celebrate and why and what my intentions are with my family. Our childhoods are such big influences on what we choose to continue with our kids, but I believe our intentions are just as meaningful. With creating ritual and traditions during holiday times, we create the future ..read more
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3 Principles of Pregnancy Care from My Perspective
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2M ago
This podcast is taken from a Full Moon Circle we did all about radical prenatal care. I focused in on 3 principles and kinda went with that as a ramble. I will be offering a new Pregnancy Care Monthly Circle in 2024 that will be donation based and focused on prenatal care from ALL angles ..read more
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