Elevate Your Doula Client Interview: 5 Tips for a Meaningful Connection
The initial client interview is a pivotal moment in a doula’s journey with an expectant family. It’s a chance to establish trust, assess compatibility, and lay the foundation for a supportive partnership throughout pregnancy and birth.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
5 Ways to Grow Your Doula Instagram
So you’ve launched your doula business! You’ve got business cards, a website, a logo, and of course you’re now on Instagram. The only problem is you have 5 followers and 4 of them are close family members. Where do you go from here?
Top 5 Nutrients to Consider During Pregnancy
One of the most frequently asked questions that I would get as a doula was related to food. My clients would feel left in the dark about what to eat, how much to eat, and what to not eat. While they had full confidence in their provider regarding birth, they often felt like the info given in their prenatal sessions left them wanting.
Is TENS the Best Kept Labour Secret?
As of late, the TENS machine is the labour tool on everyone’s lips. Hospitals and maternity wards often promote its use as a comfort measure during labour, and many who used one swear by it. So what is TENS, and is it really worth the buzz?