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.
Stefanie’s Latest Podcast Interviews
We’ll often get the question from potential students “where can I get a deeper understanding of doula and birth work?” While reading about birth work is a great way to familiarize yourself with the day to day life of a doula, there is still nothing like a long form interview.
A positive belly birth: Andrea’s story
I didn’t know Andrea before she hired me. As someone who tends to leave things to the last minute (and get away with it) I laughed to myself when I read her email – “I blinked and now I’m in my third trimester! I’d love to meet you and sign a (doula) contract next week if you’re still available?” Fast-forward a few months, and we now share a lovely bond on the other side of her birth.
Doula School Alumni: Coffee with Karen
Sometimes you meet someone and it just clicks. It has been my experience that the most professional doulas (and the ones with the largest hearts) are those who embrace each other; fostering a sense of camaraderie and forging long-standing friendships along the way. All of the above can be said of my dear doula friend Karen, who sends me wonderful voice notes from Zimbabwe.
10 Tips to LEVEL UP Your Doula Practice
How special that someone would ask to learn from my journey! We had an energizing conversation, and I was reminded that it can be super helpful to have that advice when you’re just starting out, or looking to take your doula business to the next level.
What Changed It All For Me – Sarah’s Doula Path
19 years ago is when it all began- my love for all things perinatal. My big cousin, whom I’ve always been very close with, called me to tell me her big news; she was expecting. We talked for hours, and seeing how I was only 11, I’m sure it felt like that to her!
A Day in the Life of a Doula
The first thing you should know about a normal day in the life of a doula is that there is no such thing as a normal day in the life of a doula. Postpartum soup-making, poring over birth books, and capturing the exact moment someone…
Q & A – Guatemala Retreat in 2022
Our once-in-a-lifetime retreat to Guatemala is fast approaching. We wanted to take some time in the blog to explain more about this trip and what you can expect. We partner with the incredible team at Awakened Spirit Yoga to offer a signature program – Sacred…