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Tuesday, January 26th

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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Confirmation Bias; A Detriment to Doulas

Posted on: February 17, 2020 | Doula

Let’s talk about confirmation bias. Confirmation bias plays a big and unfortunate role in the doula community. Its existence often leads doulas into doing and saying some of the very things that they condemn doctors and/or midwives for. But first, let’s start with what confirmation bias is. Confirmation bias is a type of cognitive bias […]

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Preeclampsia & Long Term Heart Health

Posted on: November 20, 2019 | Become a Doula, Doula, Labor Doula

As doulas, we have learned that preeclampsia can be a very serious condition that can impact our clients pregnancies. One that has the potential to negatively impact the health of the birthing person and their baby during pregnancy. A recent discovery has revealed that these conditions can also increase risk over the lifetime of the […]

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Doulas, Rockstars, and Back Stage Passes

Posted on: November 11, 2019 | Doula

Time and time again, doulas say, “My client was an absolute ROCKSTAR during their birth!” and the rest of us know exactly what they mean, right? We know that the message being conveyed is that the client totally “rocked” their birth.  But I want to take this “Rockstar” thing a step further. ROCKSTARS (and NEW […]

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When Should You CALL Your Doula?

Posted on: September 3, 2019 | 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

Posted on: August 1, 2019 | Doula

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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