Day 6: Making Prenatals FUN and Visual
On the Sixth Day of Doula School My Trainer Gave to Me….
How to Make Doula Prenatals FUN
Have you ever wondered how you can make doula prenatal visits more fun? I became a childbirth educatore BEFORE I was a doula, so I brought with me lots of thoughts on adult learning and the cone of learning (by Edgar Dale) around ways to ensure my doula clients actually remember what we practice and discuss. And really it’s just more fun to do prenatals that flow well and are enjoyable. Let me know what else you do to make YOUR prenatals fun!
About the Author
Stefanie Antunes has been a Lamaze® Educator and doula since 2002, after the birth of her second son showed her just how valuable it is to be prepared for birth and to have good support around you.
Stefanie is a visionary in the childbirth field. She leads the Discover Birth organization providing a variety of services to expectant parents and training for those wishing to pursue work in the childbirth field. Stefanie is a board member with the Association of Ontario Doulas, former Public Relations Director for DONA International, and sits on many local boards and coalitions to improve our communities. She is a DONA-approved Birth Doula Trainer, runs an Approved Program for Lamaze International and runs two doula agencies Discover Birth and The Nesting Place.
Stefanie is the founder of The Birth Doula Program Hospital .
Stefanie is a contributing author in the best selling Power of Women United and the book Bearing Witness: Childbirth Stories Told by Doulas. She is a regular contributing writer and blogger, and has done many interviews online and for TV/radio.
Before becoming a doula, Stefanie worked in corporate intelligence, helping large companies keep abreast of their markets and competitors. She now works to bring some of those same skills to the doula profession, helping it grow and prosper, along with its many doula members.