In this Birth Worker Feature we had a blast chatting with doula and fellow Harry Potter fan, Megan Newhouse-Bailey. In addition to being a birth and postpartum doula, Megan is also an ICEA doula trainer, an ICEA childbirth educator, and a placenta encapsulation specialist. She works with ATX Doulas, serving clients in the Austin area. Listen in today for her unique and cool perspective on doula life.
Dearest Doula Community, megan shares her insights and journeys on dearest doula today! Click here to listen on itunes or simply press play below!
Megan shares with us her:
Elevator Speech and Origin Story
Moment of Struggle
Megan shares a time where she was supporting a couple that had hit a wall in their labor progression and made a difficult decision.
“I was meant to be right here, right now”
When a client experiences serious postpartum complications, Megan finds herself providing support in a powerful and unexpected way.
Biggest Strength & Weakness as a Birth Worker
Favorite Success Quote
“Words are, in my not so humble opinion, our most inexhaustible source of magic. Capable of both inflicting injury, and remedying it.”
-J.K Rowling, Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows
Recommended Resources & Interview Links
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You can connect with Megan through her website, ATX Doulas.
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