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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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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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