This episode is for moms and dads who homeschool and still want to grow their career and fuel their passions while they are educating their children. Our guest and interviewee is Jacquelyn Clemmons, a birth and traditional postpartum doula, certified breastfeeding specialist, author, and mother of three. She has spent the past 20 years helping families from various backgrounds and ethnicities to have the care they need as they experience the joys of birth and the challenges of nursing. Through proper care, deep nourishment, and community support, she aims to help Black and Indigenious families experience their births and postpartum seasons in a positive way. We need more women like Jacquelyn in our world.
THE AFRICAN PROVERB FOR THIS WEEK’S PODCAST IS (1:40)
When a needle falls into a deep well, many people will look into the well, but few will be ready to go down after it. — Guinea proverb
WORD OF THE EPISODE ( 2:10)
"Amul solo!" means please in the wolof language.
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THE GROWN FOLKS SECTION CLEMMONS SHARES THE IMPORTANCE OF COMMUNITY: (3:47)
She discussed Okionu Birth Foundation. How she is changing the landscape of the postpartum experience for low-income BIPOC parents and her mission. She also shared information about the services the provided and the impact they currently have in the Denver area to make the birthing experience more positive. Lastly, Clemmons discussed how homeschooling parents can still pursue their callings while rearing their families with the values they hold.
PLEASE CONNECT WITH JACEQUELYN CLEMMONS AND SHOW YOUR SUPPORT:
- Website: okionubirthfoundation.org
- Instagram: Instagram.com/okionubirthfoundation
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