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Saturday, October 19th

When Should You CALL Your Doula?

You’re having a baby and you’ve hired a doula. Good for you! You likely hired that doula to mitigate as much nervousness and anxiety as possible around this birth, and not knowing when to call that doula should not contribute to the nerves and anxiety. So, we here at ProDoula, are breaking it down for […]

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Fear of Success and Fear of Failure

Fear of success and fear of failure have been the culprits for a long time. We’re all familiar with them, right? I mean, we’ve all done it… we’ve made excuses for not pursuing a dream that was placed in our hearts.  We told ourselves we’re too old to start something new…  We said we’re too […]

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What Exactly do Postpartum Doulas do?

Postpartum doulas are being hired at increasingly rapid rates as expectant parents become enlightened on the benefits of this unique service. That’s right, it’s quite unique in that the service is personalized and customized to each newly postpartum family’s needs. It is not one-size-fits-all support. And because of that, most people, doulas included, have a […]

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5 Reasons for Teaching Childbirth Classes

#1 – Teaching Childbirth Classes offers an easily scheduled stream of revenue! If you work full time or you’re a SAHM (Stay at home mom) THIS could be your answer! By becoming a Certified Childbirth Educator, you can schedule as little as one class per month. That’s only one day a month of childcare needed! […]

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Brand New Doula, I’d Pick You!

An idea has been created in the birth world that the person you should hire as your doula should be “experienced.” But the person I would hire would be a brand new doula. And I’ll tell you why! But first, I want to myth bust the experience thing… We all agree that birth is unique […]

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ProDoula membership Benefits

ProDoula Membership Benefits : 1. Your public profile (including your photo, a link to your website and contact information) displayed on the highly visited ProDoula Website.  This offers the potential for you to be viewed by thousands of prospective clients, medical professionals, hospital administrators and colleagues. 2. Access to a responsive Home Office, Training & […]

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Are Doulas HIPAA Compliant?

As a ProDoula trainer and certified birth professional of 20 years, I am often asked the question, “are doulas HIPAA compliant?” This, amongst other things has prompted me to take a moment to talk about client privacy and confidentiality. Most doulas are not required to be HIPAA compliant. However, as birth professionals, we have an […]

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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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