From Novice to Confident Doula: My Hilarious Journey of Growth
It’s time for a dose of laughter and inspiration as I take you on a wild ride through my doula journey. As I reflect on my transformation over the years, I can’t help but chuckle at the mishaps, triumphs, and hilarious encounters that have shaped me into the confident doula I am today
Doula Mental Health & Why It’s Important
How does our job impact the way we face our struggles and obstacles? How are we helping shape our mental health and capacity to bounce back? These are some questions I ask myself as a birth and postpartum doula.
8 Marketing Tools for Your Doula Business
When you’re starting out in the birth and doula world you probably aren’t going to have a massive marketing budget, and that’s ok! Today we’re sharing some of our favourite marketing tools that are accessible to a growing doula businesses.
What’s in my Doula Bag
One of our Doula School alumni – Kylie Davies – was nice enough to share the contents of her doula bag. Every bag is just a little bit different and we love hearing from birth workers and what they find most useful.
10 Doulas to Follow on Instagram
May is world doula month and it feels like the perfect time to highlight doulas that are doing an amazing job on Instagram! When we’re on social media it’s always a delight when discovering new birth workers and getting to go through their pages.
Alumni Spotlight: Kylie Davies
Our network of over 1300 alumni are what make Doula School such a special place. Each month we’re connecting with different alumni to learn more about their story. We had a chance to catch up with Kylie Davies to talk about her life inside and outside of birthwork.
5 Old School Marketing Tactics for Doulas
When starting your doula journey and growing your business you’re going to be looking for marketing ideas. In the year 2023 it makes sense that a lot of those ideas will be based in the digital world.
Alumni Spotlight: Andrea Paul
We have had over 1300 alumni come through the doors here at Doula School! Each week we’re spotlighting a different student and their journey. This time it’s Andrea Paul!
India: Fernandez Foundation signs pact with UoH to train Birth Doulas
I first visited India in 2017 to do my first doula training there. While the traditional role of the is common in India (family supporting the expectant parents), the modern-day role of the doula is in its infancy. I was fortunate to have trained a…
Alumni Spotlight: Sarah McKee
We have had A LOT of students come through Doula School over the last decade plus of trainings. It’s always so rewarding to follow up with alumni and see where they’re at on their birthwork journey!
Frequently Asked Questions about Doula Training
We took some of the most common questions we get asked from students and listed them below. Everything from “do I need to have kids to be a doula?” to “am I certified after training?”
Meet Your Doula Trainers – Jennifer Rogers
In the coming weeks we’re sharing more about our wonderful team of instructors here at Doula School! Today it’s all about the amazing Jennifer Rogers. She is the Program Director of our Lamaze Childbirth Educator Seminar.