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.
So you want a doula career? Which path is for you ?
Being a doula is not one size fits all – there are choices to be made and options to be evaluated, and many paths you can take. Childbirth coach, birth attendant, birth companion, there are many different ways to describe what a doula is.
5 Simple Ways to Support Queer and Trans Clients as a Doula
Whether you’re cisgender or transgender, straight or queer, or any practicing birth worker, you won’t automatically know how to care for and support LGBTQIA2S+ birthing and parenting folks. Creating a queer and trans friendly, inclusive, and affirming environment is not a one-and-done process; it is ongoing learning process as the queer community is ever expanding and shifting.
From Novice to Confident Doula: My Hilarious Journey of Growth
It’s time for a dose of laughter and inspiration as I take you on a wild ride through my doula journey. As I reflect on my transformation over the years, I can’t help but chuckle at the mishaps, triumphs, and hilarious encounters that have shaped me into the confident doula I am today
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.
10 Doulas to Follow on Instagram
May is world doula month and it feels like the perfect time to highlight doulas that are doing an amazing job on Instagram! When we’re on social media it’s always a delight when discovering new birth workers and getting to go through their pages.
Alumni Spotlight: Kylie Davies
Our network of over 1300 alumni are what make Doula School such a special place. Each month we’re connecting with different alumni to learn more about their story. We had a chance to catch up with Kylie Davies to talk about her life inside and outside of birthwork.
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…