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Saturday, June 15th

Can I Shadow a Doula, Is That a Thing?

As a seasoned doula and doula trainer, I hear it asked all the time… Can I shadow a doula, is that a thing? Let me tell you a little story which I think will lead us to the answer of whether or not you should shadow a doula. My name is Lois Perks and I […]

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Is ProDoula a Doula MLM?

Mary Kay, Avon, LuLaRoe, Herbalife, Amway and now… DOULA MLMs?! A doula MLM? Can this really be? Is ProDoula a Doula MLM? MLMs or Multi-level Marketing companies have a long history of engaging individuals with get-rich products and promises. And now there’s talk of doulas doing this with their services. Could anything be more slimey?!?! […]

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Become a Childbirth Educator

The ProDoula Childbirth Education Certification allows you to become a childbirth educator while focusing on options, connection, and opportunity. Birth is not one size fits all. It is unique to those experiencing it. Do they approach birth with fear? With anxiety? With love? With excitement? As an educator, you will be the source of connection […]

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10 Tips for an Abundant Day

Here are my 10 tips that will hopefully become new habits for you. If they do, you will start feeling like you created an abundant day and the results will be even better than you are capable of imaging right now! Write a list of the most important things you need to do today. Organize […]

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A Day in the Life of a Doula

It’s 4am when the phone rings and you assume it’s the alarm. Wait, the alarm clock? The fire alarm? Your mind is moving fast. Shit, the smoke detector needs batteries… What’s today? That’s when you realize… Your phone is ringing. You grab it quickly and slip out of bed and into the bathroom as to […]

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A Doula Trainer’s Resignation

I quit. For real. No, it’s not click bait. I actually quit. I’ve been a doula for 9 years. I started this career around the same time my youngest was born, teaching childbirth classes and supporting families through birth. My passion for this work arose from the lack of options I experienced when faced with […]

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Health Canada Placenta Win

Health Canada recently confirmed it’s position around placenta encapsulation in Canada through the Information Update RA-68368 released on November 27, 2018. The Health Canada placenta statement can be broken down into three important elements:

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