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#8 – Alice Turner: SupportingHer

Ryan interviews Alice Turner. Alice is the creator of SupportingHer. 

SupportingHer is an easy way to learn all you need to know, at your own pace, in less than two hours from your computer or phone. You can pass on the boring books and all-day classes and be confidently ready for the big day.

With more than 15 years of experience as a doula and nine as a Lamaze certified childbirth educator, Alice has supported more than 300 births and knows the power of a prepared partner. While working with dads during a couples’ childbirth class, Alice was surprised by how much more engaged and inquisitive they. She developed a tailored curriculum, filmed it with dads in a local brewery and SupportingHer was born! Prior to becoming a doula, Alice
received a Biomedical Engineering degree from Vanderbilt University and spent her early professional life working as a database programmer in healthcare.


  • What is SupportingHer
  • Mission
  • Why Alice became a doula
  • Live class that Alice was teaching which lead to SupportingHer
  • Breakdown of the course
  • Why a supporting person is so important for birth outcomes
  • Favorite things to happen at a birth
  • Being prepared and present post-partum
  • Things to focus on when panic sets in
  • Adaptations during pandemic
  • BRAINS analogy
  • Lean in, don’t step back
  • Timing of the course
  • Favorite way to give physical support

Where to find SupportingHer:
Instagram: and

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