The job of a birth doula involves staying updated about birth trends. It can be a great thing to help you know what’s going on at the national and state level, but it’s also a great way to think of topics for newsletters, blogs, presentations,… read more
Incorporating Mindfulness Techniques into Doula Services: A New Approach to Birth Preparation
I want to talk about something profoundly transformative yet often overlooked in our field: the art of mindfulness and its application in birth preparation. Understanding Mindfulness and Its Significance in Birth To start, let’s break down what mindfulness is. Mindfulness refers to the practice of… read more
How to Reply if You Think It’s a Doula Scam
Protect yourself from doula scams by establishing clear boundaries, recognizing warning signs, and employing strategies that prioritize both your emotional well-being and the integrity of your profession.
Introducing the Maternal Mental Health State Report Cards: A Vital Resource for Doulas and Their Clients
Discover the Maternal Mental Health State Report Cards and learn how they can help doulas and birth professionals support their clients, stay informed on policies, and advocate for better resources.
Doula Confidence: Embrace Your Skills and Shine!
Discover the keys to building unshakable doula confidence in this insightful blog post, which offers valuable tips on embracing your skills, connecting with other doulas, and celebrating your unique role in supporting birthing parents.
The Best Gift Ideas for New Parents: A Guide for Doulas
Doulas provide invaluable support to new parents during pregnancy, childbirth, and postpartum. Learn how to show your appreciation with practical gifts such as meals, breastfeeding supplies, baby gear, and postpartum care supplies. Budgeting and tax considerations are also discussed.
How Doulas Use Customer Relationship Managers (CRM)
A CRM, or Customer Relationship Management, is a software tool that helps businesses manage their relationships with their customers. Doulas can use a CRM to keep track of their clients, their interactions with those clients, and the services they provide. This can help doulas to… read more
10 Mistakes Doulas Make on Their Website
Having a web presence is important to get clients as a doula. A simple page on a doula listing site is a great way to start out with low cost and ease, but as you grow you’ll want to consider having your very own website.
3 Keys to Making Your Doula Business Take Off
1. Identify Your Niche & Target Market Identifying your niche and target market is an essential part of setting up your doula business. Believe it or not, not every pregnant person is your ideal client and it’s important to narrow down your target audience. To… read more
Where Doula Onboarding Goes Wrong
One of the things that doulas often do is focus on how to get new clients. This is certainly an important part of the doula business. Our business model is unique in that our clients only use our services for short periods of time and… read more
Building a Doula Email Marketing List
This post contains affiliate links, so I may earn a small commission when you make a purchase through links on the site at no additional cost to you. Everyone is busy talking about social media as a way to build awareness and a brand for your doula business…. read more
QR Codes and Near Field Communication Technology Ideas for Doulas
Innovative Takes on Business Cards for Doulas You may have heard that I’m a big fan of business cards. I still believe that our traditional business card is very important in the doula business world. Just imagine when an obstetrician or midwife looks at you… read more
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