Life of a Doula – Comic Strip
A few months ago our team here at Doula School was swapping stories about some of the unique aspects of birth work. We had so many different experiences to share. And out of that came the idea of “how do we share some of these with our students and followers?” Which has led to the ‘Life of a Doula’ comic strip.
How Much Can I Make as a Doula?
It’s a question we get all the time here at Doula School. When starting out as a doula it’s important to plan out your financial future. Where do you want to be in a year, 5 years, even 10 years you’re your career as a birth worker. Your income as a doula can vary depending on several factors. In today’s post we are going to break down what you need to know.
Brittney’s Doula Journey – Easing the Transition to Parenthood
I’m Brittney, now I’m a DONA trained Birth and Postpartum Doula as well as a breastfeeding
counsellor offering my non-judgmental support, care and resources for all families within
the GTA region. Before I became a Doula I was just someone with a passion for all things
pregnancy, birth and babies!
Birthing in a Pandemic: To Doula, or Not to Doula?
And Just Like That, Omicron, the variant on absolutely no-one’s Christmas list, has put all of our plans for 2022 on ice. A swathe of lockdown measures and hospital restrictions have been swiftly reinstated around the world: “With rising Omicron cases in the community, the…
From Doula Client to Doula Career: Jenny’s Story
By Jenny Blair After the birth of my first daughter I felt sad and traumatized. I had a long and difficult labour that ended up in an emergency cesarean. The possibility of having a c section never really crossed my mind when preparing for…
The Poetry of Doula Life
I was recently reminded of the poetry of doula life through two separate experiences. One was a birth. The kind that make you cry. I cried. Even after all these years of doula work, watching a woman in her full power is by far the…
Perfecting the Double-hip Squeeze
About the Author Stefanie Antunes has been a Lamaze® Educator and doula since 2002, after the birth of her second son showed her just how valuable it is to be prepared for birth and to have good support around you. Stefanie is a visionary in…
12th day – future of doula
On the 12th day of Doula School my Trainer Gave to Me…. 8 thoughts on the future of the doula profession (video) About the Author Stefanie Antunes has been a Lamaze® Educator and doula since 2002, after the birth of her second son showed…
Day 11: 8 Thoughts on the Future of the Doula Profession
On the 11th day of doula school my trainer gave to me…. Thoughts on the Future of the Doula Profession I follow a lot of Facebook doula groups and one of the comments I see regularly is something to the effect of ‘whether it’s possible…