Do you have a client that wants more information on what a doula is and what they can do? Here’s my list of the best 5 doula videos. Fun, and quirky answers to the question “What is a doula?” as … Read More
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
Misconception about doulas #1: Women laboring with an epidural do not need a doula. Reality: Doulas can give help through labor, birth and postpartum. This includes providing information, emotional care, and physical comfort. Even though they experience less pain, fear … Read More
PBS recently produced an informative 7-minute video about the work of doulas and highlighting a particular pregnancy assistance program in the greater New York City area focused on helping under privileged women to receive the birth care provide by a … Read More
Another great response from a student. Love these responses! “I feel that every women has the right to be supported throughout all phases of the birth process.
I love to see the responses from my students for this assignment. They are usually very personal and beautiful, in my opinion. So, I wanted to share some here. (I did get permission first:)).
About four years ago, I began my journey into focusing specifically on labor support and birth. This was something of a surprise for me because I had never intended to make this my line of work. But a few choice … Read More
A few years ago my husband and I started out on the adventure of owning our own chickens. I love the idea of being able to produce our own food. There is just something liberating in that idea. When we … Read More
I started thinking about what I like the most about my job tonight. The life of a doula can be hard and haphazard, but worth it in ways that is hard to explain why. I love helping women find out that … Read More