Doula Mental Health & Why It’s Important
How does our job impact the way we face our struggles and obstacles? How are we helping shape our mental health and capacity to bounce back? These are some questions I ask myself as a birth and postpartum doula.
8 Marketing Tools for Your Doula Business
When you’re starting out in the birth and doula world you probably aren’t going to have a massive marketing budget, and that’s ok! Today we’re sharing some of our favourite marketing tools that are accessible to a growing doula businesses.
India: Fernandez Foundation signs pact with UoH to train Birth Doulas
I first visited India in 2017 to do my first doula training there. While the traditional role of the is common in India (family supporting the expectant parents), the modern-day role of the doula is in its infancy. I was fortunate to have trained a…
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.
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.
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
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.