Student Response: Overweight, Pregnant, and Natural Childbirth

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(Editor Note: Jessica C. of Indiana submitted the following response to one of our first unit assignments.) I appreciate when my midwife and nurses don’t assume the worst because I am overweight. All of my pregnancies have been healthy and … Read More

Pregnancy Diet Tip: Eat Dates to Decrease Bleeding

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From Babymoon Inn Midwife Maribeth Diver: Please take a trip to a natural foods store and get some dates to snack on. The date fruit is the product of the date palm, a tree native to Northern Africa and the … Read More

The Nurturing Doula; Empower Women

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A nurturing doula can help empower women.  “[C]aregiving professionals can seek new ways to nurture and empower [women]…during labor and birth.”-Paulina Perez Nurture: “the process of caring for and encouraging the growth or development of someone or something”-google search The … Read More

What Make for a Quality Doula Training Program?

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Many doula training programs say that they provide a quality doula training program, but what does that really mean? Doulamatch.net defines a quality doula training program as one that, at minimum, meets the following requirements (links are to areas of … Read More

28 Days to a Healthy Pregnancy and Birth: Days 22 – 28

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Not your typical list of pregnancy do’s and don’ts, last year we published 28 posts/days to a healthy pregnancy and birth that guarantee results. As social media is not always the easiest to go back through archives of posts, we … Read More

28 Days to a Healthy Pregnancy and Birth: Days 15 – 21

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Not your typical list of pregnancy do’s and don’ts, last year we published 28 posts/days to a healthy pregnancy and birth that guarantee results. As social media is not always the easiest to go back through archives of posts, we … Read More

28 Days to a Healthy Pregnancy and Birth: Days 8 – 14

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Not your typical list of pregnancy do’s and don’ts, last year we published 28 posts/days to a healthy pregnancy and birth that guarantee results. As social media is not always the easiest to go back through archives of posts, we … Read More

New Pricing Starts July 1st, 2016

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In an effort to continue to improve the quality of training and certification that New Beginnings Doula Training offers, we will be increasing our rates on July 1, 2016. By so doing, we hope to bring more quality content to … Read More

28 Days to a Healthy Pregnancy and Birth: Days 1 – 7

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Not your typical list of pregnancy do’s and don’ts, last year we published 28 posts/days to a healthy pregnancy and birth that guarantee results.  As social media is not always the easiest to go back through archives of posts, we … Read More

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