The key step to success for doula or other birth businesses is to have a vision for all that you will accomplish.
It is important that more women of all ethnic backgrounds are able to become childbirth professionals.
About the Doula career questions and details
Talented birth professionals can make a living facilitating doula, childbirth educator, lactation, and other related maternal health training workshops.
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If you want to become a doula then just go for it.
I started working as a doula before I knew it had a name. It was years later when I found out you could charge people for attending their births and that the doula profession existed.
My first birth I volunteered to attend, because I did not want a woman I had just befriended to give birth alone. Her husband was out of the country working, so I told her that I would be there. I even attended childbirth classes with her.