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Dearest Doula Podcast Episode 40: ‘Birth Worker Feature’ with Juli Tilsner

“Don’t do this work alone…find a soulmate doula.
These wise words and so much more was shared with the Dearest Doula community in our most recent Birth Worker Feature episode by the incredible Juli Tilsner. Juli is a Childbirth Educator, doula and midwife currently serving clients in the San Francisco Area. It was great to have her on, and listen in to her fascinating journey into midwifery.

Dearest Doula Community, Juli shares her  insights and journeys on dearest doula today! Click HERE to listen on itunes or simply press play below!



Juli shares with us her:


Elevator Speech and Origin Story


Moment of Struggle

As a doula, Juli found herself becoming increasingly more frustrated with her limitations, and was on the fast track to burn-out. Listen in to hear how she overcame this struggle!


“I was meant to be right here, right now”

As Juli prepared to start a new chapter in her life, inspiration struck and she reached out to some colleagues to strike a deal on a wonderful opportunity.


Biggest Strength & Weakness as a Birth Worker


Favorite Success Quote

“When you come to the edge of all the Light you know and are about to step off into the darkness of the unknown, faith is knowing one of two things will happen: there will be something solid to stand on or you will be taught to fly.”

-Patrick Overton

Recommended Resources & Interview Links


‘Immaculate Deception II: Myth, Magic and Birth’

-Suzanne Arms

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You can connect with Juli through her websites, Cornerstone Doula Trainings, Training Midwives, or through email.

Don’t forget- 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!


This episode was brought to you by the amazing folks at Cornerstone Doula Trainings– based in San Francisco, CA Cornerstone offers labor and postpartum doula training & certification, midwifery training, placenta specialist certification, and childbirth educator certification. Email them with the promo code ‘Dearest Doula’ to receive 10% off any training! 

If you enjoyed todays episode, I invite you to subscribe, rate, and review the show on iTunes. What you think matters, and I value your feedback. Until next time dearest readers, have a wonderful day 🙂


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