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.
Life of a Doula – Winter Comic Strips
Last year we put out a summary of all our comics to date, since then we’ve had over a dozen new entries! Today we are sharing all of our winter comics.
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 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.
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.
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.
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.