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27 Oct 2020

It’s that time of year. Our surprise annual sale is back! From now until November 4, 2020 at 11:59 PM CT, you can take $397 off any DTI full-spectrum doula and childbirth educator trainings in 2021. Just use the code lookingatyou2021 at checkout.   How does the sale work? The code applies to all full-spectrum […]

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30 Jul 2020

What were you born into? On September 16, 17 and 18, BORN INTO THIS will be back for three days of virtual community-building, conversation and creative sessions—all exploring parenting, reproductive health, sex, birth and social justice.     How does Born Into This’ digital conference work?   Hosted live and entirely online, our lineup includes […]

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14 Jul 2020

Thank you for the patience as our team has rallied through a few months of rapid COVID-19 changes. We’re taking all coronavirus measures and social distancing suggestions seriously, and with that comes a few changes to our programs. Keep reading for recommendations, what to expect and our response to coronavirus concerns.   1.) All of […]

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05 Jun 2020

We are a community that is unified in autonomy, cultural humility, reproductive justice and intentional growth. And when we work in a field like birth work—one that has clear racial health disparities and outcomes—we must commit to being anti-racist. For those of us who are white or non-Black, the murder of George Floyd, Breonna Taylor […]

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18 May 2020

A few months ago, we opened applications on a course that our team has been working on over the last year our first-ever DTI doula teacher training program. Through the program, future-forward doulas, like-minded organizations and birth world thought leaders will have the ability to teach licensed DTI Full Spectrum and Birth and Postpartum stand-alone doula courses, […]

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15 Apr 2020

Over the last month, our work at Doula Trainings International and the birth world at-large has seen a broad shift. In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, many of us have taken our practices virtual. And as we’ve heard in our community calls (see recaps here), we’ve all been working hard to pivot and survive through […]

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27 Mar 2020

At DTI, our team has been hosting community calls to gather data and resources on what doulas are experiencing during this pandemic. And what we’ve seen, across states and in different communities, is that we are all navigating the nuances of today’s particular moment. In some cases, we are grappling with lack of work or struggling […]

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26 Mar 2020

For World Doula Week (March 22 to March 28), we’re highlighting doulas doing the work. For our second interview, we’re chatting with Heather and Sarah, the founders of The Abortion Project. As full-spectrum doulas, they share some of their thoughts on the field and what they’re trying to do within the birth world.   Meet […]

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24 Mar 2020

For World Doula Week (March 22 to March 28), we’re highlighting doulas doing the work. For our second interview, we’re chatting with Emily Cross, a death doula and artist. As a death doula and musician, Emily shares some of her thought on the field and what she’s trying to do within the birth world.   […]

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24 Mar 2020

For World Doula Week (March 22 to March 28), we’re highlighting doulas doing the work. For our first interview, we’re chatting with DTI-trained doula Alyssa of Eunoiafit. As a full-spectrum doula, Alyssa shares some of her thought on the field and what she’s trying to do within the birth world. Meet Alyssa of Eunoiafit (she/her). […]

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