Video: New York State Law Regarding Certified Doulas and Medicaid
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The State of New York is the final stages of passing legislation that would regulate the certification of doulas at the state level. We’ve discuss this in a live Facebook video chat this morning.

Simplified Pricing for Doula Training and Childbirth Support Library
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Behind every good business, I believe there is a good story. Let me explain some of the recent developments in our business that have brought us to announce a simplified approach to our training fees. But first, the announcement: A … Read More

Thank You Shannon!
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Without getting overly sentimental, I wanted to take a moment to say goodbye to our first trainer here at New Beginnings Doula Training. While Rachel and I have been with the company from the beginning, it was Shannon Tuke who … Read More

One Week Left to Register, Donate to Midwives for Haiti
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Extended for five more days until December 30, 2018. There is one week left in our annual fundraiser for Midwives for Haiti. We will donate 5% of all new student registrations for our doula training to MFH through December 26 … Read More

Doula Training #GivingTuesday
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Last week, Darlene over at Inspired Birth Pros (great resource, by the way) asked us if we were running any Black Friday / Cyber Monday deals this year. We shared our #GivingTuesday holiday promotion again from last year. We will … Read More

A Perfect Birth, Almost
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Rachel works a part time job at the birth center nearest to us (an hour and half away) on the weekends. In this capacity, she functions as an on-call nurse. She will frequently debrief her birthing experiences with me. I … 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

Did I Make Too Much Noise?
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This is a question that I hear a lot from a mother in labor or afterwards when we are debriefing after a birth. My answer is always the same, there is no noise meter here, and nobody can tell you … 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

‘Tis the Season for Doula Training Gift Certificates
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Quite possibly the perfect gift for that aspiring doula among your friends or family, we’re pleased to announce our Holiday Happiness Gift Certificates available for immediate purchase! Doula training certificates through New Beginnings are a powerfully way to not only … Read More