Today I speak with Caroline Deitch, a yoga and Pilates instructor, a Childbirth Educator and Birth Doula (via Birthing from Within) and a mom of two awesome kids – ages 7 and 5. She has been teaching movement for 15+ years and has acquired thousands of hours in specialized disciplines like Prenatal, Postpartum, Therapeutics, Pranayama (Breathwork), and Meditation and is a lead facilitator for training and continuing education programs. As a former home health Pediatric Speech Therapist she has always had an interest in research, parent education, and improving outcomes.
Whether she is leading a group class, customizing a 1×1 session with a client or supporting birthing parents by preparing them for birth or through labor and delivery, she always aims to provide an interactive, empowering, and supportive environment. She firmly believes that every single person deserves *exceptional* care and that we all have a role in making that possible.
We talk about:
-training as a speech therapist
-the unexpected struggles in postpartum
-Birthing from Within Doula training
-turning your birth story into a war story
-self-inquiry in yoga
-collaborative care in birth
-preparing for birth with yoga and pilates
-finding your village
7:25 her journey into motherhood
11:52 balancing sharing and receiving birth stories
18:40 nuances of childbirth education
26:17 being happy with a “healthy baby”
28:10 advocating as a doula
33:30 slowing down decisions in birth
38:55 considering the pelvic floor
44:30 curating your birth team
58:03 yoga and pilates in postpartum
63:02 rapid fire questions
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