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Doula2Doula

Exie Buehler & Ciana Vaughn

If you love pregnancy, birth, parenthood and everything in between, join us on our journey. We are 2 doulas who love to talk about birth, motherhood and life in general. In addition to being a licensed and certified massage therapist and sole owner of Tranquil Touch Birth & Women's Wellness, Exie is an experienced doula and childbirth educator of more than 15 years and over 100 births. Ciana is rising in her journey as a birth professional. Join us for conversations about support, growth, and how we apply our doula skills in everyday life.

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Welcome to our Doula podcast
Living the On Call LifeHappy World Doula Week!!!!
🎉It's World Doula Week and we are together again!!! 👩🏽‍🤝‍👩🏿🥰In this episode, Exie & Ciana are celebrating doulas everywhere for World Doula Week, March 22-28, 2022.Recently there has been an increase in public appreciation for the work of doulas and the positive impact we can have on people during different life-changing events. We discuss some well-known and, perhaps lesser-known, ways doulas provide support. If you are an aspiring doula, listen for some important questions you can ask when evaluating and choosing your training.Also, the positive impact of doulas can extend beyond the obvious. Did you know that birth and postpartum doulas can help improve the maternal mental health of clients and help strengthen the foundation of families in the days and weeks of early parenthood? Listen to find out some simple things that can make a huge, lifelong impact.Resources from this episode:International End of LIfe Doula Association (INELDA)Postpartum Support InternationalCDC Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report, November 26, 2021🤷‍♀️ Confused about your options and how to plan for your baby's grand entrance? Schedule a Virtual Prep/Planning Session or a Birth Class (Virtual or In-Person)More info on all our services HereQuestions or Comments? Email us: doula2doula@tranquiltouchforwomen.comGet your Free Birthing ChecklistLearn more about Birth Services offeredFacebook - Request to join our Pregnancy to Parenting Littles GroupInstagramTranquil Touch Birth & Women's Wellness Birth support services helping clients feel supported, cared for and confident about birth.
Mar 22 2022
42 mins
Books & Birthwork - Good Reads in a "So-So" Year
🎶 "All by myself..." 🎶In this final episode of the mediocre year that was 2021, Exie shares her love of reading and some of the gems that helped her get through the last 11 months. If you are always on the lookout for good book recommendations, this might be the episode you've been waiting for.  Exie will give a brief description of the books that left indelible marks on her and how she ties them into her work as a birth professional.  Listen and see why you might want to add these books to your 2022 book wishlist. You might even find the common thread that moved Exie to choose these 7 specifically to share.1.  It's Ok that You're Not OK by Megan Devine2.  Three Minus One by Sean Hanish & Brooke Warner3.  When Survivors Give Birth by Penny Simkin & Phyllis Klaus4.  Traumatic Childbirth by Cheryl Tatano Beck, Jeanne Watson Driscoll, & Sue Watson5.  Policing the Womb by Michele Goodwin6.  What Happened to You? by Bruce D. Perry & Oprah Winfrey7.   In the Realm of Hungry Ghosts by Gabor MateBonus book at end of the episode:8.  Inferno by Catherine Cho🤷‍♀️ Confused about your options and how to plan for your baby's grand entrance? Schedule a Virtual Prep/Planning Session or a Birth Class (Virtual or In Person)More info on all our services HereQuestions or Comments? Email us: doula2doula@tranquiltouchforwomen.comGet your Tip Sheet to Build Your Birth RoomLearn more about Birth Services offeredFacebook - Request to join our Pregnancy to Parenting Littles GroupInstagramTranquil Touch Birth & Women's Wellness Birth support services helping clients feel supported, cared for and confident about birth.
Dec 14 2021
32 mins
'Tis the Season...to Induce Labor???
Here in the US people are very busy making plans for the winter holidays and if you're due during this season (or at any other holiday time) you may face the possibility of labor induction. What should you do? What if the induction doesn't work? What if it does? In this episode, Exie is covering some interesting facts and considerations for anyone with babies due near a holiday date. As a mom who has experienced an induction that happened to land on a holiday and a birth professional who has supported and educated hundreds of pregnant people over the course of her career, Exie understands what you might be facing.Also in this episode, Exie unveils 2 new classes she will begin teaching in 2022 and is offering you the chance to have one of these classes for FREE!✨Enter here to win a FREE private virtual class and get your exclusive FREE Gift✨ 🤷‍♀️ Confused about your options and how to plan for your baby's grand entrance? Schedule a Virtual Prep/Planning Session or a Birth Class (Virtual or In Person)More info on all our services HereQuestions or Comments? Email us: doula2doula@tranquiltouchforwomen.comGet your Tip Sheet to Build Your Birth RoomLearn more about Birth Services offeredFacebook - Request to join our Pregnancy to Parenting Littles GroupInstagramMore information on topics in this episode at Evidence Based Birth Blog(note: Exie has no affiliation with Evidence Based Birth, just a great amount of respect and appreciation for the unbiased information they make available to the public and professionals)Tranquil Touch Birth & Women's Wellness Birth support services helping clients feel supported, cared for and confident about birth.
Nov 18 2021
28 mins
Untitled Our Pre-Pandemi-Fall EpisodeDoula Training Never Really EndsSelf-Care is Not Selfish - Here's why...The Husbands & Our 1st Podcast-iversaryYour 1st Date with Your DoulaThis Oil's for You - Safe Use of Essential OilsA Revolution of Support
It's time for a Revolution of Support for anyone connected to pregnancy or birth!Join us for this conversation and learn how you can join the Revolution and make a difference in this generation and generations to come. We are excited and determined to change the way pregnancy, birth, and new parenting are experienced.Learn more about Be Her VillageListen to the Be Her Village PodcastVote for Be Her Village to receive the Fedex Grant by 3/24/2021Send an email about Be Her Village: kaitlin@behervillage.com✋🏼Birthworkers and Supporters in the Metro-Detroit area, email: jess@behervillage.com to learn how to get involved as this Revolution begins in the "Mitten State"Get Your FREE Birth Tip Sheet DownloadEmail us: doula2doula@tranquiltouchforwomen.comFacebook - Request to join our Pregnancy thru Post-Birth Support GroupInstagramTranquil Touch Birth & Women's WellnessBirth support services helping clients feel supported, cared for and confident about birth.This episode was also recorded just a few days after spa attacks in Atlanta, Georgia that rocked the country and especially the Asian-American community. Exie spends a little bit of time processing how this immediately affected her. These victims were stolen from their families by a coward on March 16, 2021: Xiaojie Tan, 49Daoyou Feng, 44Delaina Ashley Yaun, 33Paul Andre Michels, 54Yong Ae Yue, 63 Soon Chung Park, 74Suncha Kim, 69Hyun Jung Grant, 51 Learn more, get support, or report hate crimesTranquil Touch Birth & Women's Wellness Birth support services helping clients feel supported, cared for and confident about birth.
Mar 22 2021
1 hr 18 mins
Birth Partners are the MVPs of your Birth BubbleA Healthy Baby is Not All That MattersPandemic Birth = Traumatic Birth? How a Doula Can Make the DifferenceHigh Points & High Hopes - Gifts from the Pandemic Year
Dec 29 2020
57 mins
Yoga for The Rites of Passage with Sweet Momma Yoga
Our very first guest!!!! Listen to this episode and enjoy a special offer just for you!On this episode, Exie is talking with Elise Bowerman, owner of Sweet Momma Yoga specializing in prenatal and postnatal yoga.  Since 2009, Elise has been teaching yoga in Southeast Michigan and established Sweet Momma Yoga in 2014.  She has a passion for working with birth-givers to help them gain increased self-awareness and peace during pregnancy in preparation for meeting their babies, as well as helping them adjust to the transition of the postpartum time.Elise has built a loving community within yoga studios which includes training other yoga instructors to become affiliate teachers so that even more people can enjoy the support and benefits of Sweet Momma Yoga practices and philosophy.Special Offer for listeners of Doula2Doula:  50% off a monthly subscription to Sweet Momma Yoga on demand videos for as long as you remain an active member.or go to www.SweetMommaYoga.com >VideosUse PROMO CODE: D2D2020 by March 31, 2021Offer available to listeners anywhere in the world :)Contact Elise with any questions you have about Sweet Momma Yoga at elise@sweetmommayoga.comJoin the Sweet Momma Moms Facebook GroupConnect with Elise on Facebook and InstagramSponsored by Tranquil Touch Birth & Women's Wellnessdoula2doula@tranquiltouchforwomen.comFacebook - Request to join our Pregnancy thru Post-Birth Support GroupInstagramTranquil Touch Birth & Women's Wellness Birth support services helping clients feel supported, cared for and confident about birth.
Dec 8 2020
58 mins
Prodromal LaborPandemic Check-InOctober Awareness MonthParenting School-Aged Children During The Pandemic