EPISODE 060: The Wisdom of a Doula with Lorri Fleming and Angie Stenback

Lorri Fleming and Angie Stenback are the founders of The Womb, and their mission is to hold a sacred, loving space of nurturing, nourishing and inspiring, where women and families gathered, a place where everyone is real. 

These wonderful women have been enlightening the perinatal world for a long time and in this episode, they will share all about perinatal care, doula support, and integrative health as it relates to women’s health during the very special phase of conception, pregnancy and delivery.

Lorri and Angie will also share about their personal journeys and the wisdom of a doula.

Enjoy the first part of a deep an amazing conversation Michelle has with Lorri and Angie.

Key Takeaways:

[7:08] Lorri Fleming and Angie Stenback talk about how they became the owners of The Womb.

[15:59] Lorri and Angie explain what is The Womb about and how they are supporting families to thrive in this very vulnerable and special moment. 

[17:42] The womb as a place for origin, development and growth.

[19:40] The Womb becoming a franchise.

[22:00] Noone should feel alone, that’s the purpose of a community.

[25:30] Give yourself permission to feel pain and not suffer from it, knowing you will be able to cope with it.

[28:26] What is the purpose of having a doula?

[30:01] What kind of birth does your baby want?

[30:35] Trauma in childbirth is almost becoming an epidemic.

[31:30] When families feel empowered and feeling they made decisions, trauma is reduced.

[34:39] The importance of normalizing the birth experience and share it.

[37:00] Doulas work with health care providers.

[38:32] Doulas support the postpartum process.

[39:42] When a woman in labor says “I can’t do it anymore” and a doula replies “You are doing it!”.

[41:06] Tips from a doula to every woman going through pregnancy..

[44:00] The many roles of a postnatal doula.

[49:22] The challenge of tapping into women’s intuition in a culture overloaded with information and knowledge.

[50:54] A perceived failure that Lorri and Angie feel propelled them forward.

[56:44] Who are Lorri and Angie’s mentors?

[59:02] What makes Lorri and Angie rebellious?

[1:01:28] Rapid fire questions

Continue on your wild journey…

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When was the last time you felt truly cared for, like your health provider is invested in helping you find the root cause of your dis-ease and is offering common sense solutions to your problems? 

The Poppy Clinic thinks you need an innovative approach to understanding why you are experiencing symptoms in the first place, offering functional tests to help provide the answers that you need and solutions that make sense for your life. At The Poppy Clinic, we believe you deserve to thrive in your health and be an invested member in your healthcare partnership. We are an integrative healthcare team providing services such as naturopathic medicine, holistic medicine, nutrition, IV vitamin therapy, bioidentical hormone replacement therapy, scar release therapy and live cell blood analysis. Since we believe community is imperative for transforming your health, we also provide unique community health services: our women’s group Rebel Tribe, a 6 week meditation series, solstice meditation, group nutrition services and mom and baby yoga.

We want to transform your healthcare experience, and we believe that you deserve such clarity in your health that you can separate poppy seeds from soil — and now you know where the clinic name comes from!

We look forward to meeting you very soon! 

Get in touch with Lorri Fleming and Angie Stenback: 

The Womb

The World of my Baby on Facebook

The World of My Baby on Instagram

Lorri “Doula” Fleming on Facebook 

Lorri Fleming on Instagram

Quotes and Tweetables: 

“There is no right way to birth, everyone deserves to be loved and guided.” #therebelpodcast #birth #love #doula

“Noone should feel alone, everybody should have someone they can reach out to someone that can empathize with them.” #therebelpodcast #loneliness #empathy #community #doula

“About labor: Give yourself permission to feel pain and not suffer from the pain.” #therebelpodcast #labor #feel #pain #doula

“Love got the baby in, and love is the one helping to get the baby out” #therebelpodcast #labor #women #doula

“Trauma in childbirth is almost becoming an epidemic, that is why more women are seeking for doula’s emotional support” #therebelpodcast #trauma #childbirth #doula

“You don’t need any kind of postpartum disorder to have a postnatal doula.” #therebelpodcast #doula #postnatal #community #help

“A postnatal doula takes care of you so you can take care of your baby.”  #therebelpodcast #doula #caring #love #community

Naturopathic Doctor. Clinic director. mama of 2. Mom & baby practice. IV vitamin therapy. BHRT & hormone health. Digestion. Dr. Mom ND. Lover of life. Born Rebel.

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