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Dearest Doula Podcast Episode 84: “Finding what really comes from you in those quiet moments is very valuable” Featuring Shalene Massie


Ep. 84: “Finding what really comes from you in those quiet moments is very valuable” Featuring Shalene Massie

In this latest Dearest Doula podcast episode, we are joined by fellow doula  and returning guest Shalene Massie!

Shalene is a Birthing From Within®- Certified Doula, and Childbirth Educator, currently serving clients in the Blacksburg and Roanoke VA area. Shalene also  appeared on Episode 73 ‘Blessingways and Mother Blessings’ earlier this year! Listen in to today’s podcast where she shares her incredible stories and journeys as a birth worker!

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



Shalene shares with the Dearest Doula community her:


Elevator Speech and Origin Story

Moment of Struggle as a Birth Worker


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

Shalene shares with us an absolutely electrifying experience that she had with one of her birthing clients!

Biggest Strength & Weakness as a Birth Worker


Recommended Resources & Interview Links

Social Media-have you liked us on Facebook yet? Click here to like Birth Work Is The Best Work! 😉

‘Letters to a Young Poet’ 
-Rainer Maria Rilke

Also, Shalene’s must-have item? Her hands!

You can connect with Shalene through her website,

 You can also connect with her on Facebook, Twitter, 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 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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