Archive | January, 2017

Resources for Successful Doulas

As a postpartum doula, it is important to have resources available for your clients. As a doula trainer, it is important for me to provide you with some professional resources to help you along the way so you can be successful. I have a dear friend and colleague named Betsy Schwartz who has some great [...]
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Night Weaning

Night weaning is an important factor to consider if your child is over 9 months of age and they still aren’t sleeping through the night.  Waking up to eat after 9 months of age is not necessary unless they are under weight or failure to thrive.  So let’s explore why and how to night wean [...]
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Leave your Comfort Zone

Leave your comfort zone is a familiar phrase to me.  Starting a new career takes courage and becoming a postpartum doula falls into this category.  We work privately in the home with only the families.  It is up to us to nurture, educate, assess and refer appropriately.   Many new doulas are a bit fearful and [...]
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