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Dearest Doula Podcast Episode 78: “Birth Work isn’t what I do, it’s Who I Am” Featuring Marie Lewis

Ep. 78: “Birth Work isn’t what I do, it’s Who I Am” Featuring Marie Lewis

In this Dearest Doula podcast episode, we welcome to the show Marie Lewis of Banner Birth Blessings. Marie is a Doula, Childbirth Educator, Placenta Encapsulator, the Owner of ‘Banner Birth Services’, and founder of ‘The Military Doula’. She is currently serving clients in the Windsor, Virginia area. Listen in to hear her inspiring journey as a birth worker on Dearest Doula today!

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



Marie shares with the Dearest Doula community her:


Elevator Speech and Origin Story


Moment of Struggle

Marie shares with the Dearest doula community her initial struggle with finding support as a business worker, and how important it is to find your tribe.


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

Marie shares with the Dearest doula community an incredibly touching story of the intimate bond she was able to form with a client, and how that bond enabled her to better serve her client during a time of need.    

Biggest Strength & Weakness as a Birth Worker


Recommended Resources & Interview Links

‘The Big Leap: Conquer Your Hidden Fear and Take Life to the Next Level’
-PhD Hendricks Gay

Also, Marie’s must-have item? Kneeling pads!

You can connect with Marie through her websites, or through The Military Doula. You can also connect with her on Facebook, or Pinterest!

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!

Podcast Sponsor

This episode was brought to you by the GentleBirth team based – based in the California Bay Area.  GentleBirth’s childbirth education Instructor training has a unique focus on building emotional resilience and mental health through brain science for new parents with emerging technology for the new generation of digital native parents.

For more information, check out their website today!

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