10 Ways to Grow Your Doula Business
Are you trying to grow your doula business? Whether you’re just starting out, or a doula with over 10 years experience, we’re all looking for unique ways to connect with more clients and bring doula work to those that need it.
The Accidental Doula – My Journey into Birthwork
I’m often asked by Doula School students and alumni “how did you end up working as a doula?” I’ve got a bit of a winding road that led me into this line of work. Today I want to share more of my story.
The Latest #DoulaLove
One of the best parts of being a doula is when a client tells you how much of a difference you made. Birthwork can be difficult, but knowing that you were able to be a positive force for someone’s journey is what keeps us excited to continue on in this career.
Doula Income Series – Putting it All Together
This is our third and final post as part of our series on Doula Income. You can click here to read part one and two. Today we are tying together all of the factors we researched and looking at things like annual salary, yearly bonuses, and take-home pay.
Doula Income Series – Looking Beneath the Surface
This is part two of our series on Doula Income. You can read part one by clicking here. Today we’re getting deeper into the data, looking at aspects of your income that may sometimes be overlooked by doulas. Things like; doula insurance costs, paid prenatal visits and consultations, pension contributions, and taxes.
Doula Income Series – Which Path is for You?
We’re launching a two-week series on Doula Income. It’s a common question from doula students, how much can I earn in this line of work? There are several factors that can play a role in your earning potential, and we wanted to dig deep and…
Ouch! That hurts! A postpartum doula’s guide to supporting breastfeeding families.
Supporting families in having the best experience they could possibly have with their newborn is high on the list of a doula’s goals. Yet, because parenting is such a profoundly intimate and personal experience, we definitely do not want to be in a position where we impose a particular pathway for the families we stand beside.
Top 5 Reasons to Leave Your Office Job Behind
It’s amazing how many of our students here at Doula School had an office job prior to starting birth work. While some of us may thrive in an office setting, for others, the Monday to Friday routine in a small cubicle on the twenty-second floor can be a difficult way to make a living.
Zoe’s Doula Bag Cheatsheet
There are two essential investments you need to make when you become a doula. The first is quality training, the second is your birth bag! In one of my recent articles I mentioned I would be sharing what I like to have in mine
Top 5 Reasons to Become a Doula
Everyone gets into birth work for different reasons. While each person’s journey is unique, there are a few common threads we see here at Doula School. It could be the flexible hours, doing something you love, being your own boss, working with newborns, or something else! Today we’re looking at the top 5 reasons to become a doula.