Tips for New Doulas

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When I brought my first baby home, I remember having a sense of feeling overwhelmed, with the big question looming in my head, “Now what?”.  What in the world was I supposed to do now that I had become a … Read More

Three Best Doula Marketing Videos

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Marketing for doulas is a hot topic nowadays.  With the new technology available, marketing has become easier to do for the small business of the doula.  For doulas who want to delve a little deeper into how to find clients … Read More

Choosing a Name for Your Doula Business

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The question came up a couple of days back in our Facebook student and alumni group about choosing a name for a doula business. Specifically, the issue came up in picking a business name that was already in use by … Read More

Professional doula commitment

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  I commit…. to providing care to my clients and community with “integrity and morality, altruism, and the promotion of the public good. to do my best to work in a framework of collaboration with other doula businesses or organizations … Read More

5 Videos of Singing During Labor

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I love music.  Music has a way of bringing me peace that nothing else can, and I even sang at one of my children’s births as a way to work through my contractions.  Research has verified the ability of music … Read More

5 Reasons Why It Is Important to Change Positions While in Labor

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5 Reasons Why It Is Important to Change Positions While in Labor Women have been birthing babies since the beginning of time. As we can see from the media, there are many positions that women get into as part of … Read More

SEO for Doulas

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While having an online presence is not the only tool in your bag for promoting your services as a doula, it is an integral part of the whole advertising picture, and if done right, is a fairly inexpensive return on … Read More

Doulas improve birth outcomes

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Recently describe by ACOG as one of the most effective tools to improve birth outcomes, doulas help provide both physical and emotional support during labor. Safe prevention of the primary cesarean delivery. Obstetric Care Consensus No. 1. American College of … Read More

What Is a Doula?

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The thought of labor and birth can be a very scary thought for many women.  Images of hospitals, fear, being alone, and pain can fill our thoughts and create a lot of anxiety for those who are new to birth … Read More

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