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.
The Accidental Doula – My Journey into Birthwork
I’m often asked by Doula School students and alumni “how did you end up working as a doula?” I’ve got a bit of a winding road that led me into this line of work. Today I want to share more of my story.
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.
Doula Income Series – Which Path is for You?
We’re launching a two-week series on Doula Income. It’s a common question from doula students, how much can I earn in this line of work? There are several factors that can play a role in your earning potential, and we wanted to dig deep and…
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.
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.