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The Benefits of Doula Partnerships

Have you considered the partnership model for your business?  There are several reasons this type of business organization is great for doulas. Since we spend so much time on-call, a partnership offers lots of benefits:  Reduced time on-call. Many doulas will split...

Birth Beautifully’s Doula Mentoring Program 

Congratulations! You’ve completed your birth doula training and are a certified birth doula! Time to get out there and starting taking clients. You’re ready, right?  Something common among many new doulas is that they question their abilities. Years ago, doulas were...

What to Include in a Birth Doula Contract 

As a professional business, one extremely vital piece is your contract. Having a legal document to protect both you and your client is so important.  A good, legal contract will include information in several areas. Let’s break them down.  Your responsibilities One of...

Your Business is Not a Hobby – Part 2

{This is the second installment in this series. You can read Part 1 here.} Why should you treat doula work like a business? It would be easy enough to only accept cash and never pay taxes and not have to deal with any of that stuff.  It might be easy, but it wouldn’t...