When hospitals limit the number of support persons, doulas can still function in their capacity as professional labor support without being physically present at the time of birth.
We realize that not everyone will be celebrating the Christian world’s most beloved holiday of the year. Yet perhaps we might ask for your indulgence for just a moment. I invite you to consider the great birth story at the … Read More
I am not an authority on anything legal nor am I an expert when comes to government regulations and the political process. I am learning. If you are a doula or any form of birth worker, my recommendation is that … Read More
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.
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
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
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
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
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 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