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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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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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07 Dec 2016

The holiday season is upon us! The DTI Gift Guide is here! We have curated some of our own favorite items, intended to enhance your life and birth business. Our 2016 theme of collaborative entrepreneurship has introduced us to some incredible companies we have made friends with this year.  Each item and company have the DTI […]

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07 Nov 2016

Doula Training International’s Trans Health Initiative has had an exciting first year out of the gate. At almost every training, we are bringing trans and gender nonconforming doulas into our ranks and teaching all of our doulas about the importance of trans inclusion in their birth work. We have committed to gender neutral language in […]

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06 May 2016

Elizabeth Mangum Sarach is a doula, childbirth educator, clinical social worker, and owner of BirthFocus NYC. She is a long-time friend of DTI co-founders Tara Brooke and Gina Giordano. Elizabeth, Tara, and Gina were doula colleagues in NYC for a decade and have remained friends over the years. Later, Elizabeth relocated to Austin, Texas where […]

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25 Jan 2016

DTI2 Online Doula Training Today, DTI is opening registration for our latest offering, DTI2 Online Doula Training! By popular demand, we’ve created an online version of our program to serve the needs of students eager to certify with DTI but unable to attend in-person trainings as well as those who want a more paced course of study. […]

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24 Aug 2015

DTI is committed to making our program more accessible to all doulas. Over these past five years, we’ve taught dozens of trainings across 13 cities and learned innumerable lessons along the way. We’re excited to announce changes in our training and certification process that will make training with DTI more compatible with a busy lifestyle […]

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09 Nov 2014

Gina, Aimee and Tara just returned from DTI’s yearly work retreat where brainstorming and new ideas for the following year become reality.  This year’s work retreat took place in Austin, TX and was jam packed with fresh ideas.   Some developments range from a DTI product line, updating our scope of practice , launching an Ambassador […]

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30 Oct 2013

If I am not for myself, who will be for me? If I am for myself alone, what am I? And if not now, when? — Hillel the Elder Marshall Ganz, organizer and senior lecturer at Harvard’s Kennedy School of Government, uses Hillel’s centuries’ old questions as the starting point for teaching people to shape […]

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