May Celebrates Doulas

May is International Doula Month

May Celebrates Doulas

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Ideas to Honor & Celebrate Doulas

◊ Screen a birth movie showing doula support

◊ Sponsor a spa day for doulas to be pampered

◊ Send flowers and candy to a favorite doula

◊ Host a tea, brunch or picnic

◊ Host a yoga class or belly dancing class

◊ Plant a garden

◊ Set up doula information tables in colleges, libraries, hospitals, or community centers

◊ Plan a walkathon, bikeathon, swimathon, marathon, or skateathon to raise money for families that cannot afford doula fees

◊ Have a yard sale, bake sale, or car wash to raise funds

◊ Publish a free doula directory for your city or community

◊ Create a doula scholarship fund to pay for education and training of new doulas

◊ Host a birth circle to share birth stories and doula experiences

Childbirth Professionals International invites you to email and share your doula stories to birtheducators@gmail.com. To start your story complete one of of the following phrases:

My first experience as a doula was…

My doula made my experience…

Selected stories will be read on our podcast through the month of May.

Happy International Doula Month!

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