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Dearest Doula Episode Ep. 107: ‘Providing Compassionate Care for Clients Experiencing Birth Trauma’ Featuring Marnie McKnight-Favell

Ep. 107:

‘Providing Compassionate Care for Clients Experiencing Birth Trauma’

Featuring Marnie McKnight-Favell


In this Dearest Doula podcast episode, we are learning about birth trauma, and how to provide compassionate care and support for clients who are working through trauma. We are honored to have fellow birth worker and healer Marnie McKnight Favell join us in this powerful episode!

Marnie operates a holistic wellness practice that offers homeopathic consultations, spiritual counseling, personal coaching, energetic bodywork including Integrated Energy Therapy® (IET®), Reiki, vibrational healing work, guided meditation work, as well as ministerial services and celebrations. Marnie is also a legally ordained minister in NY state as well as the owner of Dragonfly Holistic, LLC.



Dearest Doula Community, marnie shares her  incredible insights regarding birth trauma on the dearest doula podcast today! Click HERE to listen on itunes or simply press play below!



In this Dearest Doula podcast episode we discuss:

What is Birth Trauma- Classic vs Modified Definition

 What can cause Birth Trauma?

Manifestations of Trauma-What it can Look Like

Nitty Gritty, resources and so much more!



Improving Birth

Trauma Toolkit

Choices in Childbirth

Solace for Mothers

Postpartum Support International

Marnie’s Live Events and Online Series

Also- if you’d like to join in on weekly discussions with an accountability tribe featuring myself and other passionate birth workers, click here to get redirected to our accountability tribe page!

You can connect with Marnie through her website, as well as on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, or Pinterest.

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