Boston Area Doulas

Premier Doula Agency

BUSINESS NAME: Boston Area Doulas
AGENCY FOUNDER(s): Kathleen Stern
AGENCY PHONE: (857) 600-1907
  • Labor Doulas
  • Postpartum Doulas
  • Infant Feeding Support
  • Sleep Consulting/Support
  • Childbirth Education Classes
  • Infant Feeding Classes
  • Newborn Care Classes

Are you a professional birth worker who is compassionate, accountable, and available? We want to meet you!

Hello Birth professional!

Hello! At Boston Area Doulas, we take pride in providing our clients with compassionate, evidence-based and non-judgmental support.

Kathleen—Boston Area Doulas founder and agency owner— takes care of the marketing, attracting clients, invoicing, and having the initial phone call with clients to see what they’re looking for. You get to focus on the heart of doula work— relationships and support. We offer sustainable pay for doula work and know that it is important to be part of a team that supports one another and is always learning and growing. Our doula team also offers independent contractor a space to debrief births, discuss best practices, and hold space to process challenging situations.

We are looking for doulas who:
*Can provide nonjudgmental, unbiased support to families, rather than preferring a particular type of birth, parenting approach, or newborn care philosophy.
*Proudly serve families of all races, sexual orientations, gender identities, marital status, ages, immigration status and family configurations.
*Are certified in the domain they’re serving (birth and/or postpartum), or are interested in finishing their certification. Reach out to Kathleen ( to learn about options for certification. Please reach out to Kathleen if you have financial concerns to certification.
*Have an LLC OR DBA in the state you live. Kathleen can give you more information on this.
*Can pass an external background check.
*Have at least 3 families they’ve supported who can speak to their qualifications

At this moment, we are looking to add the right people for the following roles:
*birth doulas (working in a two-person shared call schedule to support a pregnant person) with at least 5-10 births experience
*daytime postpartum doula (can do at least 2 4-hr shifts a week) with at least 6-12 months of postpartum doula experience
*overnight postpartum doula (could do at least 2 or 3 8-hr nights a week) with at least 6-12 months of postpartum doula experience

If you are interested please complete the inquiry form here to start the application process.

Read more about our team –

To apply for a position as an independent contractor and/or employee with our agency, please email us the following:

An introductory email expressing interest in working with us.

Expect a response within: At our earliest convenience

What our Doulas say:
"Let me just tell you how grateful I am for you and Boston Area Doulas and the work we do. I absolutely love this so much. I love all my babies and I’ve met some amazing and wonderful people so thank you for that. I know 2024 will be just as wonderful or better! Sending love and light" (MR)


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