Posts Tagged ‘Doula’

Doula For Homebirth? Yes, Please!

Doula For Homebirth? Yes, Please! Congratulations on your upcoming homebirth! You’ve probably chosen a wonderful midwife who you trust and admire. You’ve ordered your birth kit, filled with all the little things you’ll need on hand. Maybe you’ve rented a birth tub and chosen a room in your home where it will best work. You’ve…

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Our Favorite Doula Books and Why We Love Them

Our Favorite Doula Books and Why We Love Them For doulas, continuing education is a necessary part of staying relevant and serving your clients in the most effective way possible. With birth, there is always more to learn. One great way to stay educated as a doula is by reading great doula books. When developing…

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17 Doula Bag Must Haves For Great Self Care

Doula work is serious stuff for many reasons. One reason is because doulas truly are there for your birth, whether it be 20 minutes or 20 hours. Of course you can’t give from an empty cup and experienced doulas know that they must practice self care both during and after a birth. We all know…

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3 Ways Your Mom (or Best Friend) Is Not The Same As A Doula

3 Ways Your Mom (or Best Friend) Is Not The Same As A Doula We all have a different “vision” for our birth. Some picture it small and intimate, with just the partner and minimal care providers present. Some imagine the chatter of loved ones, children, friends and others who can surround them with support.…

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What You Get When You Hire A Birth Boot Camp DOULA

What you get when you hire a Birth Boot Camp DOULA- When you hire a Birth Boot Camp DOULA you get: A professionally trained and certified doula. A woman who completed extensive studying and passed a test in order to certify as a doula. A doula who has a network of support and mentors to…

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Must Have Questions for Your Doula Interview

Must Have Questions for Your Doula Interview So you are hiring a doula. Congratulations! Doulas are an incredible addition to your birth team and birth care! Providing continuous labor support for the birth that YOU want, they cheer you on and believe in you. The task of interviewing doulas can be daunting, so we asked…

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Dads and Doulas- How They Work Together

Dads and Doulas- How They Work Together As a childbirth educator, I began my journey of educating couples with a desire to prepare all the dads or partners in my classes to be the doula for mom. My couples seemed to want this same thing. So, I taught dad lots of comfort measures, birthing positions,…

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Doula Training in Atlanta, GA

Birth Boot Camp DOULA training in Atlanta, GA! Birth Boot Camp doula is excited to announce a professional doula training in Atlanta, GA. Training is held August 4th-6th and space is limited. Sign up for Atlanta doula training today! Birth Boot Camp DOULA training requires that prep work be done before training. You can read…

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7 Ways a Doula Can Help Support Your VBAC

Every woman needs the same thing to have a positive birth experience: unwavering support and faith in their ability. Women preparing for a VBAC, or vaginal birth after cesarean, are no different than any other woman. VBAC women crave companionship and support for their birth. This is where the presence of a doula can be…

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Birth Boot Camp DOULA Training February, 2016

Birth Boot Camp DOULA Training February, 2016 We just finished another doula training and it was incredible! We wanted to share some of the highlights with you. Birth Boot Camp DOULA is a unique program proving that you can bring your heart to doula work and have a sustainable business at the same time. The…

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