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

7 Ways to Market your Doula Business
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We know no two women are alike in their birth preferences or how their birth happens.  Choices, biology, and desires all come together to make a unique experience.  In the same way, each doula or doula group comes with their … Read More

Statement of Professionalism of Doula Education and Care
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Download Doula Statement of Professionalism (pdf) Statement of Professionalism of Doula Education and Care Among doulas, the need to define their work as a profession is a growing trend. Our birthing communities need this in order for doulas to be … Read More

Free Doula Business Course
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Back in September I composed a blog commenting on a book I read that transformed my perspective on what it means to be a business owner.  As I educated myself on creating a business centered on my values and vision, I came across … Read More

How to find doula clients
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Some women seem to be surrounded by pregnant mothers on every side. For others though, the challenge of knowing someone who is pregnant is one of the biggest obstacles to becoming a doula. Our students can be found throughout the … Read More

Doulas, HIPAA, and Client Confidentiality
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Client Confidentiality and New Beginnings Confidentiality is a part of the standards of a New Beginnings Doula.  It is expected that client’s information be kept private and out of the public realm, unless permission has been given to share.  It is … Read More

Building a Doula Business
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Brent and I have been on a journey of a sorts to rebuild our doula training business. In that process, we came across a book entitled “The E-Myth Revisited.” It has changed how we looked at building a business in … 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

Web Hosting for Doulas
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Working to provide more business tools for our doulas-in-training, we recently put into place a service that makes the website hosting and domain name services that we use also available to our students, alumni, and others. We feel that this … Read More