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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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23 Mar 2020

In case you missed it, World Doula Week (WDW) is an annual movement seeking to “empower doulas all over the world to improve the physiological, social, emotional, and psychological health of birthing people, newborns and families in birth and in the postpartum period.” At Doula Trainings International, we recognize the week by exploring the ins and outs […]

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20 Mar 2020

What does it look like to offer birth support during a pandemic? In light of barriers the birth world is facing during COVID-19, we’d like to offer some evergreen support and tips on going virtual with your practice. Here are 5 things to look at when determining how to offer online doula support. 1. First, […]

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