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Wednesday, December 2nd

What is a Doula Prenatal Visit?

Posted on: September 30, 2020 | Doula

Don’t let the doula prenatal visit overwhelm you! You’ve taken your doula training and you’ve found your first client! Excitement takes over your body. Your hard work has started to pay off and you are happy to be reaping the rewards. But then your brain freezes as a flood of questions come to mind: How […]

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Economic Privilege and Doula Certification

Posted on: August 10, 2020 | Doula

The quote in the image attached to this article came across my feed the and caused a ripple in my soul… It triggered a memory of a recent conversation. A new doula was asking on FaceBook if anyone wanted a free doula. This apparently was a required component of the new doula’s certification process. Since […]

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Happy Father’s Day! This is All Normal

Posted on: June 21, 2020 | Doula

In light of the pandemic, the world is an especially scary place. For many expectant families, how, where, and with whom they planned to give birth has surprisingly changed. As a result of these changes, mothers, sisters, cousins, best friends and even DOULAS are not being permitted into most birth rooms across the world. This […]

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ProDoula Benefits – Did You Know?

Posted on: June 1, 2020 | Doula

ProDoula benefits are the things that attract our global membership and we wanted to be sure you were aware of them! We know that you are scouring the internet, trying to find the perfect training organization and we are confident that our benefits are one of the things that attract people like yourself to our […]

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Doula Training During the Pandemic

Posted on: May 26, 2020 | Doula

Doula Training During the Pandemic? Things feel so uncertain right now… Industries have changed, recommendations on seeing friends and family have shifted, children are home from school, and every morning feels a little heavy. Up until this point, you wanted nothing more than to check off that big life goal on your list: become a […]

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Sounds of the Pandemic

Posted on: May 4, 2020 | Doula

My senses are heightened by the sounds of the pandemic. I’m on high alert. The intensity of it all literally throttles me. I can only compare it to what an overstimulated infant might feel. To an infant, the world must seem huge, and comparatively, they are so small. Not just small but helplessly tiny. Nothing […]

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ProDoula Official Statement on In-Person Doula Support – COVID-19

Posted on: March 23, 2020 | Doula

Dear Birth Professionals: The attached letter regarding in-person doula support and COVID- 19 has been made available for you to share with your network of peers and colleagues; fellow doulas, birth professionals, healthcare providers, and hospital administrators. With offices in Atlanta and New York, 2 major US cities where the Coronavirus is spreading rapidly, ProDoula understands firsthand how important halting all […]

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Support for Doulas During Covid- 19

Posted on: March 15, 2020 | Doula

At ProDoula the health and well-being of our fellow birth professionals, their families, their clients and their businesses are our top priorities. As a result, we are attuned to the uncertainty, fear, and anxiety that many of you are experiencing. We know that worrying and waiting can increase that anxiety and can almost become paralyzing. […]

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Doula Support and COVID-19

Posted on: March 11, 2020 | Doula, Doula business, Labor Doula

Providing doula support during the COVID-19 pandemic is bringing some new challenges for birthing families and in turn, the doulas they have hired. Across the United States, doulas are beginning to see hospitals imposing visitor limits on labor and delivery units as a result of growing concerns surrounding the COVID-19 virus. These hospital visitor policies […]

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