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

A Season of Giving – 5% Donated on All New Student Registrations
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Starting on #GivingTuesday (November 28, 2017) and going through the end of the year (December 31, 2107), New Beginnings will donate 5% of all new student registration fees to our charity of choice, Midwives for Haiti. If now is not … 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

Train Together and Save $50
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Did you know that when you train together in groups of 2 or more students, you can save $50 USD per student at registration? Training in groups together can also bring added benefits of support and encouragement as you work … Read More

Doula Websites as a Community Resource
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Meet Yasmin AbuAyed, one of our newest alumni. She resides in the city of Dubai in the United Arab Emirates. (She is our second alumnus located in the Middle East!)  As part of her online promotional efforts, Yasmin uses her … Read More

The Cost of Birth Doula Training and Certification
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Options for doula certification have grown notably within the last few years. Where there use to only be a handful of options, training programs continue to grow and expand. In an effort to carve out a space for ourselves in … 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

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