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11 Feb 2021

When it comes to reproductive health, much of the work we do today started with the profound contributions that Black reproductive advocates, revolutionaries and activists have made on doula work and midwifery.

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14 Jan 2021

In 2020, we announced our intentions to examine the foundations of DTI and move toward hiring a new Programs Director. We’ve been working toward this change for a while. Our founders, Tara Brooke and Gina Giordano, have been serving as our co-directors since DTI got its start in 2011, and 2021 is officially our tenth […]

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13 Jan 2021

If you're just starting out in reproductive health, you're probably wondering where to start. At DTI, we offer three core trainings for doula work—a birth, postpartum and full-spectrum doula training, which each run for 12 months.

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13 Jan 2021

Whether you’ve taken a training with DTI or are just now getting started with your doula journey, you may not know some of the core members of our educational team. Over the years, we’ve worked with a spectrum of educators and facilitators to make our trainings possible, and this year, we’re proud to introduce our […]

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14 Dec 2020

A few weeks ago, we published our first-ever Digital Doula Course—a free virtual offering exploring the pivots we all made in 2020. The following questions are pulled from that courses and its visual guide. Reflect on them, write to them, dream to them. We’ll be reflecting on these questions, too, as we head into the […]

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11 Dec 2020

We want to thank our community, our team, our trainees and educators and our collaborators for continuing to work with us online—against all odds.

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03 Dec 2020

What does it look like to advocate for autonomy from afar? What does it look like to step into your role as a digital doula in a restricted environment? Introducing our newest course, Digital Doula. In this free, digital experience, we explore practical tips on digital doula work, offer best practices for providing support from […]

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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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31 Jul 2020

This summer, we’ve been exploring birth justice. Defined by Black Women Birthing Justice, birth justice “exists when women and birthing people are empowered during pregnancy, labor, childbirth and postpartum to make healthy decisions for themselves and their babies.” And birth justice is something we all deserve, but many folks are denied, on the basis of sexism, […]

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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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