In the Press

The power of the press is helping World Doula Week gain awareness in all parts of the world and the worldwide web. If you have an article you would like to submit to our media page, please contact us!

March 28, 2016

As a doula, childbirth educator, and doula trainer, as well as a mother who started in this business when my children were very young, I know all too well the need to make sure that I take care of myself. So what does that mean exactly? How do we, in one of the most nurturing professions around, seem to find the time to also take care of ourselves?

March 25, 2016

After giving birth five times, three of them at home, both my husband and I understood the need for more help. Having a doula present is just what we needed.

March 25, 2016

In honor of this week, I thought I'd share a little about my role as a doula (I wear many birthy hats!), as suggested by the World Doula Week 2016 Photo Challenge on Facebook. The Facebook challenge asks for a new photo every day of the week showcasing a different aspect of your career as a doula.

March 28, 2016

In honor of World Doula Week, here are 58 incredible photos of doulas in action in the U.S. and beyond, along with captions from the photographers who witnessed the magic.

March 22, 2016

It’s World Doula Week this week – a time to honor both the doulas we work beside and the doulas that are aiding women around the world throughout their pregnancies, labors, and beyond. Doulas deserve a special highlight this week because of the instrumental role they play in creating safe, supportive, and healing birth experiences.

March 28, 2015

The popularity of doulas, professionals who provide pregnant mothers and fathers with physical, emotional and informational support throughout the childbirth process and beyond, is on the rise in Turkey, where a new wave of natural childbirthing is being born.

March 28, 2015

Happy World Doula Week! According to the website, World Doula Week was chosen to coincide with the spring equinox which is associated with fertility in many cultures. This is a great opportunity to share about the role of doulas and the benefits of doula support.