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Five Reasons to Celebrate World Doula Week

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World Doula Week Everyone likes a reason to celebrate and this Wednesday marks the beginning of World Doula Week 2017 – we think that a World Doula Week is a great reason to celebrate! Here are five reasons why expecting families can be thankful for doulas. Five Reasons to Celebrate 1. Having a doula attend your labor increases the odds of having a …

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Thinking of Becoming a Doula?

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Having co-created BEST Doula Training, I have thought a lot about what I believe should be included in doula training.  If you are considering becoming a doula (and you should, it is the best job in the world!), I encourage you to ask each organization some questions so that you can find the program with the best fit for your career.  I have already answered …

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Become a Doula

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New Orleans Doula Training If you’re passionate about birth and serving expecting families through compassionate and non-judgmental support through pregnancy, breastfeeding and early postpartum – then you should be a doula and we would love to see you at our upcoming New Orleans Doula training. Best Doula Training will be in NOLA, April 22-24.  The workshop includes 3 full days of …

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Congratulations Whitney | Dallas Lamaze Childbirth Class

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Dallas Lamaze Classes with Whitney Patterson We are so proud of Whitney! She has been a doula with Great Expectations Birth since early 2016 and teaches our Prepared Childbirth Classes. Whitney recently took the extra step to become a certified Lamaze instructor. She completed a lot of assignments, studied and then sat for the exam. Now the results are in …

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13 Tips for a Healthy Post Partum

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Becoming a new parent can be one of the happiest times in your life, but it can also be one of the hardest. Here are a 13 tips to make your post partum happy and healthy. Be gentle with yourself. Hire a post partum doula for your family. (We have amazing post partum doulas at Great Expectations and would love …