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23 Mar 2022

It has come to our attention that trained doulas are not being allowed to support their clients in the hospital setting at some hospitals.  This gatekeeping is not new, but perhaps happening even more during the pandemic. We have not seen any decrease as of this yet.  It seems that one way hospitals are keeping […]

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01 Mar 2022

Oh, Texas. Last year doulas, reproductive health advocates, and folks all over the globe spoke out against legislation that put bans on bodies and here we are once again, fighting for human rights in Texas. This time its to protect trans kids and their caregivers. Texas Governor Abbott and A.G. Paxton, are pushing for parents […]

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10 Feb 2022

When it comes to reproductive health, much of the work we do today whether it be abortion care, sexual health education, reproductive healthcare etc all started with the profound contributions that Black reproductive advocates and activists have paved the way for. February is Black history month and as the DTI team plans for the year […]

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20 Dec 2021

The Holidays are here, and 2021 is quickly coming to a close. As we wrap up the year, we want to give you some updates on DTI, the 2022 schedule, introduce you to a new edition to the DTI team, and let you know how thankful we are to you. Here’s the list of things […]

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19 Nov 2021

Happy November doulas! For this month, we have a lot in store for you! Get ready for our online meetup coming soon with a special guest we know you’ll all love. We also have some great news about our upcoming DTI training schedule for the rest of 2021 through 2022. And last but not least, […]

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11 Oct 2021

The end of Summer was a very eventful time for us and so many exciting things happened. For this month’s update, we’ll show you all the exciting things that have happened to us, like a new project and successful meetups. We’ll also give you simple reminders for upcoming events and more opportunities for our doulas. […]

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08 Oct 2021

On May 19, the governor of Texas, Greg Abbot, signed a bill that made it illegal for people to have abortions after six weeks of being pregnant. And in September, the law was put into effect. Doulas, reproductive advocates, and people worldwide spoke out publicly against this law and restriction. We at DTI also would […]

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05 Oct 2021

If you signed up for one of our training courses to become a DTI doula, then the first thing we want to say is congrats! We’re so happy that you’re starting your doula journey with us and can’t wait to see you get started. Beginning your online training with us is a gigantic step in […]

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27 Aug 2021

DTI already had a great month, and the next few weeks are going to be a very exciting time for our growing community of doulas. From events and news, we have a lot of special ways that you can experience our community and learn from each other. But if you’ve missed any of our announcements […]

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27 Apr 2021

In 2021, we’re profiling DTI doulas who are shaping the world through birth work, doula work and reproductive health advocacy. What does it mean to live and work as a doula day-in and day-out? Today, we’re featuring Cristina Leoni Osion (she/her/they/them)—a DTI-trained, full-spectrum doula based in Richmond, Virginia. Cristina Leoni Osion (she/they) is a white, […]

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