doula services & mentoring
A doula is a trained non-medical professional who provides emotional support during pregnancy, labor and the postpartum period. Research confirms that doulas enhance the pregnancy experience for the mother and family; lower risk of premature birth, caesarean and medical intervention and can increase breastfeeding beyond six-weeks. Our program educates women who have an interest in completing a doula training program but do not have the financial resources to do so and demonstrate financial need in this area. own.
We offer full or partial scholarships to cover all training costs including tuition, books, supplies and certification fees. While in training our doulas provide services to our clinic clients on a sliding fee scale.