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13 Mar 2012

  Why are you considered a business savvy doula? I began my passion with empowering parents about 18 years ago, when I noticed that there was a trend of parents not getting the professional assistance during the postpartum period. Family lived too far away and friends were too busy with their own lives. I also […]

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12 Mar 2012

Some of us offer a lot of handouts and resources to our clients.  We can offer them in many ways.  One way is printing out handouts for them as a visual guide that they get to keep.  You can even send them as pdf's in email to save on paper.  we even know some doulas […]

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09 Mar 2012

    it all starts with birth: a friday tradition. just a photo. something in our everyday life that reminds us of birth in our world. celebrate the beauty of birth.  feel inspired? post a link to a photo that reminds you of birth.  

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08 Mar 2012

For the first time ever, this May, Doula Trainings International is combining a labor and postpartum training into one 5-day retreat in the San Francisco Bay Area. For those of you who want to become a doula this is the way to go! One of the most common questions we get from both doulas and […]

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07 Mar 2012

Why are you considered a business savvy doula?  I consider being business savvy to be an absolutely core aspect of my doula and childbirth education practice. To my surprise, I’ve found that I enjoy the business aspect of my practice just as much as I enjoy birth work. In fact, I now also offer small […]

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06 Mar 2012

Being a birth professional in this day and age is one of the best jobs in the whole world! You get to work with people you love, beautiful pregnant new Mamas and Papas and oh, the babies! Those sweet little bundles of purity and love! You get to work the hours you want, receive plenty […]

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05 Mar 2012

We value healthy competition within our community for growth of our best selves and of our profession.  Together we can inspire and innovate Together we can inspire and innovate!  It's true.  Without other doulas working in your community the doula profession will dwindle and disapear.  Imagine, no community of doulas supporting one another, no back ups available, not one person who "gets […]

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02 Mar 2012

  it all starts with birth: a friday tradition. just a photo. something in our everyday life that reminds us of birth in our world. celebrate the beauty of birth.  feel inspired? post a link to a photo that reminds you of birth.  

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01 Mar 2012

  Of course the hype surrounding an A-list star's baby is not big news but Jay Z and Beyonce's little girl came into this world causing quite the drama at the hospital in New York City. It's safe to say that the birth community was up in arms over the "lock down" the stars paid […]

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27 Feb 2012

We trust normal birth and parents instincts To trust normal birth means to trust a normal event in someone life. Many people in America consider birth to be a medical event. Here at DTI we believe opposite. We believe in normal birth. We believe in the freedom to give birth.  But what is considered normal in birth? Its […]

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