Ep 15: Doula & RN Yamel Belen

Doula and RN Yamel Belen on the Working Birth podcast

Doula and RN Yamel Belen photographed at home in Plant City, Florida.

Yamel Belen discusses her work as a doula and pediatric registered nurse. She talks about how her work as a nurse in the medical foster care system informs her work as a doula, and how she fell into doula work. She discusses trust, empowerment, and the importance of fully supporting women in labor. A mom of five, Yamel talks about involving families in the birth process, and the pregnancy-positive culture she grew up in. Plus, what has surprised her most about being a doula.

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Show notes:

Yamel is a registered pediatric nurse that works for the State of Florida’s medical foster care program. She also has a doula agency: One Love Doula Services.

The Prego Expo

You can connect with Yamel on Facebook and Instagram

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