Posts Tagged: Doula

What Makes Birth Boot Camp DOULA Different?

What Makes Birth Boot Camp DOULA training different?

What Makes Birth Boot Camp DOULA Different? We know that the prospective doula has many certifying organizations to choose from. When choosing to certify as a doula, you should look carefully at each organization and choose one that has traits that will serve you best as you embark on an incredible and fulfilling doula career…. Read more »

No Certification Births For Birth Boot Camp DOULAS

No Certification Births For Birth Boot Camp DOULAS

No Certification Births For Birth Boot Camp DOULAS Tradition is wonderful, but sometimes it becomes necessary to question why a certain tradition lives on. In the doula certification world, there is a long tradition of “certification births” that must be finished before you are officially a doula. While there are good intentions behind the certification… Read more »

Preview Of “Supporting Arms,” Birth Boot Camp DOULA’s Client Booklet

supporting arms booklet

Preview Of “Supporting Arms,” Birth Boot Camp DOULA’s Client Booklet Every Birth Boot Camp DOULA client receives the incredible “Supporting Arms” booklet from their Birth Boot Camp DOULA. We are so proud of this little book and our doulas love it. The “Supporting Arms” booklet contains wonderful and useful information for both the doula and… Read more »

4 Reasons Dad Needs A Doula

4 reasons dad needs a doula

We are excited to share this guest post today from Megan Hughes, BBCI, about four reasons dad needs a doula. We often talk about why the birthing mother needs a doula, but the truth is that a doula can benefit dad just as much. There are many reasons a couple can both benefit from the presence… Read more »

Doulas Do Not Empower Women

doulas don't empower women (doula backrub)

One common belief about doulas is that hiring a doula will automatically “empower” you. This isn’t quite the case. What is true is that doulas can help you empower yourself. We love this guest post from doula and VBAC mom, Alex Rounds. Read it and share it with someone you care about. A doula just… Read more »

50 Things Doulas Do Best

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50 Things Doulas Do Best What do doulas do best? Well, that is actually a much longer list than the one below. Doulas have an amazing array of skills, many of which can’t really be put into words. It is no secret that at Birth Boot Camp we love doulas. Here are just 50 of the… Read more »

Taking The Fear out of Birth Prep- The Cycle of Cs

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How do we take the fear out of birth prep? Every childbirth educator is aware of the Fear-Tension-Pain Cycle. It is frequently talked about as we help prep students for birth. Helping students understand that their emotional state can impact their physical experience of an event such as birth is eye opening and important. However, our words… Read more »

5 Things You Need From Your Doula Certification

5 things you need from your doula certification

5 Things You Need From Your Doula Certification We are pleased to share thoughts from Amanda Devereux today. We first met Amanda when she certified to become a Birth Boot Camp childbirth instructor. Struck by her passion and intelligence, we soon recruited her to help form the Birth Boot Camp DOULA program along with Maria… Read more »

8 Things to Consider When Choosing Doula Certification

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8 Things To Consider When Choosing Doula Certification There are a variety of doula certifications available for women venturing into the thrilling and rewarding work of supporting families at the time of birth. There are so many available that it can be hard to choose when you are new to the birth scene. We love… Read more »

4 Reasons You Should Travel For Doula Training

4 reasons you should travel for doula training

Have you checked out Birth Boot Camp DOULA? You probably noticed some big, exciting differences between our training and other trainings out there These differences are well thought out, purposeful and based on the experience and expertise of the birth professionals who created this professional doula certification program. One of the things that sets Birth… Read more »