January 30, 2018 1 min to read

How to Build a Business from the Ground Up While Being on Call with Candace McCollett

Category : Idea Accelerator with Lauren Collier


Candace McCollet is a certified birthing expert and runs her own doula service, Westside Birth Connection. She has a love for natural medicine and seeks to empower women through the natural methods of childbirth and eradicate the general public’s misconceptions about pregnancy and the birthing process.  

Topics Discussed: 

  • What a birthing doula is and how it’s different from a midwife or a doctor 
  • How and why Candace went in to her line of work as a doula 
  • Always being on call as a solo practitioner 
  • People’s top questions and concerns when going through pregnancy and the birthing process 
  • Visiting new mothers after the baby is born 
  • Cultural differences and practices with new mothers post-birth 
  • Candace’s favorite places and activities around Colorado Springs 
  • The What If Festival 
  • Candace’s advice to other doulas and business owners 

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