The Importance of Gender Affirming Support for Birthworkers

The Importance of Gender Affirming Support for Birthworkers   In this article, we get a chance to meet and learn more about Moss Froom, an experienced doula, and birth educator who built a must-have course for birthworkers to help them support trans and queer families. We are so proud to have them share their wisdom and the importance of educating …

Transform doula burnout

Transform doula burnout   Just 3 years ago I was miserable. I was suffering from anxiety, insomnia and serious fatigue. All symptoms resulting from the work that I felt the most passionate about- birth work. It all started on the yoga mat. My prenatal yoga students were begging me to attend their births. They wanted me to help them experience …

Birthworker tips: contract & COVID clause

Birthworker TIP: Developing your contractD eveloping your contract can be challenging! Your contract of services offered is not just a protection for you, it is a protection for your clients. Two parties sign a contract, you and your clients. That means that you are protected against issues like last minute cancellation and late payments. The clients are protected against a …


Why I trained to become a doula

Why I trained to become a doula Watch Zuri Davidson share her journey to becoming a doula with Birth Day Presence and boober founder Jada Shapiro. Zuri & Jada talk birth doula training, virtual trainings, the importance of self-reflection, and showing up for our communities. Zuri shares how she came into birth work, after having an amazing doula support her …

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Packing your doula bag

How you choose to show up in your role as a doula is completely up to you, which makes the support we provide as birth workers wonderfully diverse. The fact that there are so many amazing and different doulas is great for families looking for support; no matter their styles or preferences, there is a doula who can bring what they need to the table.

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Comforting Touch for Self-Care: 3 Tips for Doulas and other Birth Pros

Lactation counselors are critical people in the mission to nurture, support and protect families on their infant feeding journeys. Systemic and medical racism permeate the US medical system, which doesn’t always value keeping babies and birthing parents together, doesn’t hire enough lactation professionals on our hospital floors to support all the parents who recover there, often includes lactation support or lack thereof steeped in medical and systemic racism and doesn’t have mandated postpartum home care, lactation counselors are the bridge to help people succeed at the basics of feeding their infants.

6 reasons why you should take a Doula Training!

Doula trainings are becoming increasingly popular and not all of the women taking them plan to become doulas. Doulas as modern professionals are bringing back the concept of continuous support during labor that women always had in the past.