Doula Role: Neonatal Care
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How do you support a client whose baby was whisked away to the Neonatal Care Unit? Whether it’s planned or unplanned having a baby in the neonatal care unit can be overwhelming and scary for parents. As doulas, we can … Read More

The Benefits of Breastfeeding
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Whey, lactose, protein, growth factors, lactobacillus, IgA, antioxidants, and antibiotics: what do these all have in common?  They all are a part of breast milk.  Not only do these components provide the optimal nutrition for your baby, but they also … Read More

Course Supplement: Care of the Woman with Low Amniotic Fluid (Oligohydramnios)
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A recent discussion with a family member has led me to look into more research concerning the use of the AFI(Amniotic Fluid Index). The AFI is used to determine whether an overdue mother should be induced. Coincidentally, the bloggers at … Read More

New Facebook Group for Students and Alumni
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We are please to announce the formation of a Facebook group which has been specifically formed for the benefit of students taking the New Beginnings Doula Training¬† Program, an initiative taken by one of our more recent new students. This … Read More