Category Archives: Training
New Year, New Goals, New Tips!
Happy New Year! 2016 is going to be amazing, and I hope you’ll come join us to make your doula business even better. If you’ve been considering signing up for Tips for Doulas then jump in now – if you … Continue reading
Reading List for Birth Professionals
While I have a lending library and Pinterest board for my doula clients, I realized I should have one for doulas and other birth professionals. Training programs have required reading books that cover birth in general, but there are other … Continue reading
Doula Posts Update
It’s up! We appreciate your patience as we work out the kinks but sign up is here: $30 to subscribe for one year to all my Tips for Doulas posts! Checkout via paypal or use your credit card here: Whether … Continue reading
Surprise – A New Job!
It’s a pretty amusing story, but the punchline is that I’m now a midwife’s assistant, or “birth assistant” at the local birth center! This photo is me (very excited) after the first birth I attended as the birth assistant, which … Continue reading
So often I’ve heard reference to the website Spinning Babies, and I searched it myself when I had a baby in the breech position. At our recent ICAN meeting for doulas we heard from Katie about the rates of cesarean … Continue reading
ICAN Meetings & Special Scars
This Saturday (February 11th, 6pm) we’ll be hosting a special ICAN meeting for doulas and other birth professionals. One doula will talk about how to support mothers through cesareans, in the OR and during recovery. Another will discuss how to … Continue reading
I just received my certificate so I am now official, I’m a Certified Postpartum Doula! This was my last training and it feels wonderful to be done. Until I find another program that I’m interested in learning more from… 🙂
I DID IT!
Neonatal Resuscitation Program Provider Card! Let us pray I never, ever need to use this. (I look tired in this photo. Yes, I really am that tired. Nursing a teething baby will do that to you – SIX TIMES last … Continue reading
I’m DONE! I just received my birth doula certification after submitting my five evaluations from birth clients last night. I’m official. 🙂
Hypnobirthing, Hypnobabies, Hypno-Doula!
I’ve enjoyed completing the Hynpo-Doula workbook and listening to the five CDs (which I admit had me so relaxed I fell asleep with the last one!) but I was still curious to learn more. So I’ve ordered HypnoBirthing: The Mongan … Continue reading