Midwifery Wisdom Podcast

This week guest host Leila Wyatt talks with midwife Chae Pounds. Chae is on track to become the only Black Certified Professional Midwife in the greater New Orleans area, in this episode Leila and Chae discuss how an accident brought Chae to midwifery, the laws around birth in Louisiana, racism in midwifery, hands-off practice, and so much more.

Bio: Chae Pounds, is a mom to 4, a wife to 1, and a midwife to all. She hails from Memphis, TN by way of Jackson, MS, and currently resides in New Orleans, LA. Chae completed Indie Birth Midwifery School in 2020 and quickly began her midwifery apprenticeship. She is on track to becoming the only Black Certified Professional Midwife in the greater New Orleans area. In the future, Chae hopes to become an IBCLC creating more access to holistic services for her community. Chae is a cloth diaper enthusiast, breastfeeding advocate, and home birth revolutionary. Chae practices and believes in whole, empowered communities.

Show Resources
IG: @chaethesupreme
Facebook: Chae Pounds
Cash app: $MidwifeChae
Venmo: @ChaePounds
Podcast: homecomingpodcast.com

What is Midwifery Wisdom Podcast ?

We welcome midwives from all walks of life to our down-to-earth, educational, and informative podcast, where we bring thoughtful focus and relevant insights to the modern midwife on midwifery education (advocacy, business, clinical, and self-care), professional themes, and current issues.

Join us weekly for fresh content and engaging guest speakers as we share wisdom and advice on all things midwife! Listen to meaningful stories and essential conversations from the nation's leading midwives, who are at the forefront of up-leveling midwifery for families across the country and around the globe.

Receive guidance, support, encouragement, and clarity in your business, practice, and personal life while connecting with your worldwide community of midwives who get YOU and the dedication, service, heart, and soul you put into your work. We are here for you and understand first-hand the challenges you face. We struggle and celebrate with you and strive to provide a solid, welcoming, safe collective for you to fall back on when times get tough and make things easier for you where and how we can. We are in this together, friends!

Our mission is simple, straightforward, and from the heart: to provide globally accessible resources at every stage of your journey. So, wherever you are in your midwifery journey, we welcome you home to the Midwifery Wisdom Collective Podcast. We can’t wait to share the exciting new content we have in store for you, both here and through our Midwifery Wisdom Foundation, which aligns with our vision and advocacy in midwifery education. We are because of YOU!