Postpartum Doula Training?

Answer As a postpartum doula, you will assist new families in adapting to life together in the first few weeks after birth. The Doulas of North America (DONA) website notes that a postpartum doula "provid... Read More »

Top Q&A For: Postpartum Doula Training

What does it take to become a Doula?

It takes a lot of patience and self motivation. A person can serve as a Doula without becoming certified, or she can get certified as a Doula which gives her more credibility. To become certified,... Read More »

How to Use a Doula During Pregnancy?

Thinking of using a doula for your upcoming birth? Here is what to expect.

How do you choose a doula?

Interview several and ask detailed questions about the services you want or expect. Also ask about their philosophies of childbirth, pain management, etc., and also ask detailed questions about the... Read More »

How much is the average fee for a Doula?

A doula's fee will depend on many things, and usually ranges from none to $1,000 (the most I've seen charge $300-600). Your location will largely determine how high the fee is. If the cost of livin... Read More »