Tuesday, March 24, 2015

Happy World Doula Week!

Happy World Doula Week 2015!


What is World Doula Week?

World Doula Week is a worldwide celebration of the work of doulas, as well as an opportunity to spread the word about the incredible benefits of all types of doulas.

World Doula Week

Are there different types of doulas?

More and more people are becoming familiar with labor or birth doulas, who assist women during pregnancy and childbirth, but there are actually many other kinds of doulas, including:
  • Antepartum Doulas - These professionals offer support during pregnancy when mothers encounter bedrest, preterm labor and have other needs for specialized support and assistance during pregnancy.
  • Postpartum Doulas - These professionals offer support during the postpartum period and help ease the family's transition into parenting.
I love being a doula!


I am so thankful to have the opportunity to work as a doula with Tulsa Family Doulas and teaching childbirth classes in Tulsa. Since 2007, I have been supporting mothers and their families as a labor doula and have just recently gotten training as a Postpartum Doula through ProDoula. I celebrate being a doula every day of the year, but I'm especially grateful for a whole week where people are talking about the benefits of doula support all over the world! 

Celebrate with me! 

Would you like to join the celebration? Here are some things you can do to celebrate World Doula Week with me:
  • Share this blog post with your friends by email or on Facebook
  • Comment and tell me about your experience with a doula
  • Pin the picture above on your Pinterest board
  • If you're a doula, include a link to your website in the comments!

8 comments:

theresa said...

Great short blog. I love doulas. We are so cool! ;)

Missy Rose said...

Doesn't have to be long to get the point across! We ARE so cool! Cheers to you!

Brooke Reninger said...

Happy World Doula week! We definitely have the best job ever. :)

September Phillips said...

Love this! Happy doula week from a Louisville, KY birth and postpartum doula (and YBE Instructor!)

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Jill Christianson said...

Happy World Doula Week from Fargo, ND! http://fargodoula.blogspot.com/2015/03/five-things-that-only-doulas-get.html

Tracy Armstrong said...

I am a doula in British Columbia celebrating my fifth year offering labour support. Doula's rock!

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