Doulas... Heart & Hands
Do you dream of helping women have better births- on their own terms? Do you know deep in your bones that birth matters?
Do you want to help women, families, & babies have a more
beautiful, safe, memorable birth journey? Are you called to support
families after the baby has arrived, easing the transition for the new
Welcome to the work!
a doula, you will lend your intuition, strength, calming presence,
spirit of encouragement, and practical knowledge of comfort measures to
improve birth and the newborn weeks for women and families. The effects
are wonderful and long-lasting; including shorter labors, easier
bonding, and more positive feelings between the parents.
role of the doula is a non-medical one, and as such can be fulfilled by
any compassionate, sensitive, willing woman who has the experience
and/or training to support the family.
Welcome Birth Services offers premium Birth and Postpartum Doula
Training in New England. One of the very few programs designed and
taught by a Certified Professional Midwife, the Warm Welcome training has been a starting point for many doulas and aspiring midwives from all walks of life.
Upcoming Workshops for Doulas
- Birth Doula Workshop- January 25 & 26, February 8 & 9, 2014. Smith College, Northampton MA. Open to all.
- Better Cesarean/VBAC - April 12 & 13, 2014
- Postnatal Doula Workshop - July 12 & 13, 2014
- Advanced Doula Training Retreat - August 22-24, 2014
More workshops will be taught in the coming year- join my mailing list for first notification.
Imagine if your job and your passion were one & the same... your work can be a delightful honor.