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Becoming a Doula? Step 2

Dearest Reader,

This post is a continuation of our ongoing topic, Becoming a Doula.

Now that you have decided to continue your journey towards Doula-hood (congratulations!) it’s time to check out a few resources. 1,257 more words



I had my first panic attack, in a long while. It occurred at the end of the day during my doula training. I was sitting there, taking notes on interviewing clients and how to navigate conversation topics to educate better, when the subject of grief came up. 374 more words

Becoming a Doula? Step 1

Dearest Reader,

Recently I’ve had a number of people approach me with inquiries on how they can begin their doula journey. Like anything else in life, there are multiple ways to achieve this goal, however for the purposes of this post I will outline the more mainstream approach. 743 more words


The Labour Learn

Three of us in the class are doulas from previous experience. We have been to births and have learned some tips on how to support women during labour and birth. 495 more words


I was in heaven...

So what exactly is a ‘doula’? A labor/birth doula is a woman (I disagree and would like to give a shout out to some of the amazing Man-Doula’s we have out there!), who provides physical and emotional support to women and their families during labor and birth. 282 more words


Birth Boot Camp DOULA Training - Grapevine, TX

Wonder about how doulas are trained?  Maria Pokluda, the founder of Great Expectations Birth, is also the co-developer and trainer for the Birth Boot Camp DOULA program.   20 more words


Thinking About Becoming a Doula? Questions to Ask Certifying Organizations.

Last year I co-created the Birth Boot Camp DOULA certification program, so I feel like I know a bit about what should be included in doula training.   774 more words