How to make money as a Birth Professional, Part 2

Set Goals Having a goal to work towards each month and taking action will push you forward and increase your income. Think about how many sales or clients you need to have each month to be profitable, and set a goal. Work towards your goal, for example decide to host or attend a meet the … Read moreHow to make money as a Birth Professional, Part 2

How to make money as a Birth Professional, Part 1

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Diversify Increase your income as a childbirth professional by offering more products, services, or classes. If you are a doula consider becoming a childbirth educator or prenatal yoga instructor too.  Birth professionals that have other skills can leverage their personal connection to families who would rather obtain all their care from one individual. If your … Read moreHow to make money as a Birth Professional, Part 1

Free Childbirth Education Videos and Handouts

We want to let you know about companies that provide free movies, handouts, and teaching tools for childbirth educators, doulas, and lactation consultants. This list will be continually updated. Childbirth Professionals – Handouts we really love and use for our classes Nine Months that Made You – Free birth class poster Mother’s Advocate – Childbirth … Read moreFree Childbirth Education Videos and Handouts

Our Picks for Processing Payments

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  Venmo, Square, and Paypal are two simple payment processing systems that we at CPI have used successfully and can recommend. These payment processors work on multiple devices and can be used by website or phone app. The fees are reasonable and best of all the money is usually transferred to your account instantly or … Read moreOur Picks for Processing Payments

Doula Business Advice on Policies

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What are your policies to guide and effectively run your business? You know the saying when doing business, “Put it in writing.”  It is so true.  As you build your birth business it is important to plainly state in writing your fees, services, and policies. Business flows well when the buying and selling parties are … Read moreDoula Business Advice on Policies

Tablets or smart phones can organize your Doula Business

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  Tablet computers are an extraordinary tool for operating a Doula business.  A tablet can take video, audio, and photos which capture the moments of pregnancy, labor, and birth. Also, a tablet computer can be used as a sheet of paper to write down a client’s labor progress. It allows Doulas to make their business … Read moreTablets or smart phones can organize your Doula Business

Become a Childbirth Educator

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Teaching childbirth classes is amazing! You get to work with families during one of life’s most joyful rites of passage. You get to guide women to understand the incredible strength and power of their bodies. Teaching childbirth classes is simply fulfilling and satisfying. You should give it a try. We offer training workshops for childbirth … Read moreBecome a Childbirth Educator