The Social African Show Interview
Podcast Interview on The Social African Show on August 2017
Had the pleasure of joining @mistakleff on The Social African Show. Sharing wisdom and knowledge as an African female entrepreneur working as a Birth Doula and Practistioner in Pregnancy and Arvigo Therapy. And how I balance all my businesses with motherhood. Had such an enjoyable talk with Mista Kleff and the questions certainly reminded me how self care for us women is so important and needed daily.
Finally, the Lion’s Den questions. Certainly got me thinking what my last 24 hours would be spent doing. my answers would be quite an adventure.
Extracts text curtesy from https://www.thesocialafrican.me/saptribe/uduakthedoula
Uduak’s personal life
“I was born in Accra, Ghana. When I was around 2-3 years old my family travelled and settled in London, UK and I’ve been here ever since. I grew up in Northwest London.”
“I have three children, two teenage sons and a young daughter. My parents are from Akwa Ibom State, in Southern Nigeria”
Area of expertise
“Right now, I’m focusing on womb health and awareness and doing some workshops.”
Staying ahead of the rest
“Being a doula has taught me to really focus on my health. Because if I am not focusing on my health then I can’t give this service to women.”
The lowest of the low
“My physical changes. Pregnancy was a bit of a challenge because one of the services I provide is mobile, it was a bit of a challenge for me to be seen as a pregnant woman going to massage pregnant females. Like, ‘how is that going to work’.”
“Sometimes, you just have to let go and trust that everything will fall into place. And, what I’ve learnt as an entrepreneur is; you just have to trust the process.”
What’s got Uduak buzzing right now
“I just announced a date in October for my womb wellness workshop and I’m looking forward to a collaboration of women sharing, learning and understanding and just loving their womb space. It’s on October the 14th. It’s going to be an all-day event. We are going to be talking about menstrual health and awareness as well.”
- What is the best African Saying you’ve ever heard?‘If you don’t know where you’re coming from, you don’t know where you’re going’
- Book you can recommend for the Tribe to read?
“Placenta: The Forgotten Chakra – It talks about the power of the placenta.”. I made a Youtube video about my Lotus Birth Experience and read this book and was like wow! this was exactly how I felt about my placenta.
- If you had 24 hours to live, what would you do?
“I will venture out to see the wonders of the world and do as much amazing and crazy things as I can, things like Bungee jumping.”
- Words of wisdom
“Enjoy the smaller, finer details of your life and just be grateful.”
Thank you for having me on the show.