Doula

Six Steps To Become A Certified Labor Doula

Apr 26, 2016 |

So, are you curious about a new professional certification that will give you income, make a difference in the lives of women, children and families AND be heartfelt and meaningful in your life? Then a career as a certified labor doula just may be right for you! Six Steps to Become a Certified Labor Doula … read more

Six Reasons to Certify as a Doula

Mar 5, 2016 |

By Abby Bordner I’ve been part of a few conversations lately about whether or not to certify as a doula. You know, women have been doing this for years, right? So, why certify? If you’re a labor doula, postpartum doula or considering becoming one, you may be asking yourself, what are the advantages to certification with … read more

What is a Postpartum Doula?

Mar 1, 2016 |

“The doula we used got us through the first two weeks after my son was born,” says Lee Madiston. “My partner and I had no idea what we were doing and she made us comfortable, gave my wife support and information about breastfeeding, and helped us get to know our newborn. I occasionally got to … read more

10 Reasons To Become A Doula

Nov 30, 2015 |

I studied and certified to become a doula two years after my son was born. I was worried about the demands of being on call but my heart pulled me toward my studies and eventual certification to assist women and families through one of the most meaningful events of their lives: the birth of her … read more

For My Loving Husband and Doula

Jul 6, 2015 |

This is a beautiful letter I received from my doula client. She wrote this instead of a birth plan. For my loving husband and doula When I hit that wall, and I think that my body can’t possibly go further, remind me of why I can. Remind me of all the women across the world … read more

Why Doulas Are Important

Mar 27, 2015 |

The experience of pregnancy and birth carry with it the promise to transform our lives forever. As we birth our babies, we not only make a new life, but birth ourselves into mothers and our relationships into a family. The practice of female support during this life transition is not a new one; for many … read more

My Journey as a Doula Part 1: The Beginning

Feb 17, 2015 |

  After I became a Mom, I finally felt a “belonging” in my life. I could look at any Mother, anywhere and feel we shared a connection, without even exchanging a word. I began my studies to be a doula the year after my son was born. I wanted to share with women, teach women … read more

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