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Dearest Doula Podcast Episode 96: “Do What You Know You Are Amazing At!” Featuring Kimberly Bepler

Ep. 96: “Do What You Know You Are Amazing At!” Featuring Kimberly Bepler

Today we are joined by fellow birth worker and postpartum doula Kimberly Bepler!

Kimberly is the owner and founder of ABC Doula Services, and also trains doulas both in Portland and all around the Northwest. She has worked extensively with families doing doula and lactation support for the past 15 years. She is a Certified Postpartum Doula and CAPPA Faculty Postpartum Doula Trainer, a Certified Postnatal Educator (ICEA) and a Board-Certified Lactation Consultant (IBCLC since 2011). Kimberly shares with us her unique and inspiring insights into life as a postpartum doula today!


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


Kimberly shares with the Dearest Doula community her:


Elevator Speech and Origin Story

Moment of Struggle as a Birth Worker

Kimberly learns the valable lessons and strength behind learning to delegate and build a team as her business grows.


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

Kimberly shares with us an amazing “oxytocin moment” she shares with her postpartum client!

Biggest Strength & Weakness as a Birth Worker


Recommended Resources & Interview Links

CAPPA website

The Wonder Weeks

Kimberly’s Recommended Book?

‘The Gentle Art of Newborn Family Care: A Guide for Postpartum Doulas and Caregivers’ 
-Salle Webber

Also, Kimberly’s must-have items? Her Baby Carriers, Scrunchie’s and Grippy Slippers!

You can connect with Kimberly through her website, ABC Doula. You can also connect with her on Facebook, and Twitter! Also, don’t forget to check out her swaddling website- 7 Swaddles!

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!

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