Tagged: 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

“At Least You Have a Healthy Baby” The Hidden Pain of Birth Trauma

Mar 24, 2016 |

By Abby Bordner When you look at the probability of trauma in the course of a woman’s life, the statistics are high. One in three will experience sexual abuse in her lifetime, one if four will perceive her birth as traumatic. So, if you’re a childbirth or postpartum professional you are regularly working with women … 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

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