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Adobe Acrobat
Free download of Adobe Acrobat Plug-In for your browser - if you need it Acrobat Reader
 
Breastfeeding Log (Acrobat Format - pdf)
Log your baby's feeding time and diaper changes. After you click "View", you may print this right from your browser. View
 
Breastfeeding Log (Excel Format - xls)
Log your baby's feeding time and diaper changes. After you click "Download", you may save this file right from your browser or Right Click on the image and choose "Save Target As" Download
 
Physician's "Prescription" for Doula Care (Word)
Sample letter for getting your insurance to help pay for your doula service. After you click "Download", you may save this file right from your browser or Right Click on the image and choose "Save Target As" Download
 
Do I Need a Doula?
What should I expect from a doula? Find Out!
 
Doula, Monitrice, or a Midwife, what is what?
What is the difference between: Doula, Monitrice, Nurse or a Midwife Here it is
 
How much does a doula cost?
If you wonder how much does a doula cost here is a rough estimate This is where the Money Is
 
How to prepare my Birthplan?
Birthplan.com - Online Birthplan Tool Plan Now
 
How to prepare your hospital bag?
What to Pack in Your Hospital Bag "It is not My Bag Baby"
 
Practical Exercises for Pregnancy
Pregnancy Yoga Exercises by Gurmukh Khalsa, Yoga and Meditation Instructor Jump Over There
 
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Pregnancy Backache Blues
According to Mayo Clinic's Pregnancy and Baby's First Year, there are several things pregnant women can do to prevent or ease back pain More
 
Questions to Ask When Choosing Doula/Midwife
Questions to Ask When Choosing a Hospital, Doctor, Birth Center or Midwife Read More
 
Top 5 Hints for a Supportive Partner During Labor
Want to learn Top 5 Ways To Be A Supportive Partner During Labor Click Here!
 
What are the benefits of hiring a trained Doula?
50% reduction in the cesarean rate, 25% shorter labor, 60% reduction in epidural requests, 40% reduction in oxytocin use, 30% reduction in analgesia use, 40% reduction in forceps delivery more…
 
What Do Doulas Deliver?
She does not use any medical skills, does not offer medical advice and does not deliver the baby Check it out
 
What does the word Doula mean?
Dictionary.com's definition is… one click away
 
What is a Doula?
The term doula is Greek for slave or servant. Doulas provide emotional and physical support during pregnancy, labor, birth and postpartum. Find Out More
 
What to ask a Potential Doula?
18 Tips on questions to ask when interviewing a potential doula Get the tips
 
Why are Doulas becoming very popular?
Click here to Find Out!
 
Why Use a Doula?
If you want to know what to expect click to Check It Out!
 
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300weeks.com
300 weeks offers a variety of services to the expecting mom in northern Chicagoland. These services include doula, childbirth education classes, sibling preparation classes and sign language for families. Weekest Link
 
ABCBirth.com
An Online Textbook About Pregnancy, Childbirth, and Early Parenting Know your ABC
 
ALACE
Association of Labor Assistants and Childbirth Educators Click Here
 
American Pregnancy.org
American Pregnancy.org Click Here
 
American Pregnancy.org - Are you pregnant?
Are you pregnant? Are you pregnant?
 
Baby Zone Contraction Tool
Find out how many minutes are between contractions , and is it time to go to the hospital Check It Out
 
BabyZone.com
Attracting over one million monthly visits, BabyZone has become the premier online destination for highly personalized and localized content and tools, seamlessly covering the journey from preconception to pregnancy and parenting. Go There!
 
Become a Doula
As a doula you can touch lives and witness the miracle of creation Read More
 
Birthcenters.org
Peace on Earth... Begins with Birth Birth Centers ~ An Oasis for Childbearing Click Here
 
Birthcircle.com
This site provides you with information on how a doula can help you have a more positive experience. Click Here
 
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Birthin From Whitin
Birthing From Within mentors (teachers) believe that childbirth is a profound rite of passage, not a medical event (even when medical care is part of the birth). Check it out
 
Birthing Options' Childbirth Education & Services
We offer free 3-hour "Introduction to Labor Support" Classes and 3-day Labor Support Workshops for Labor Suppor Persons/Monitrices My Option
 
Birthsource.com
You will find valuable information on the use of comfort measures plus there is information on inductions, cultural considerations for birth, and psychosocial issues of childbearing women. Go to the Source
 
Bradley International
Bradley International Breath It In!
 
Breast-Friends.org
The mission of the Seattle-King County Breastfeeding Coalition and the South King County Breastfeeding Coalition is to develop and implement a public awareness campaign that ensures accurate breastfeeding information throughout King County. More
 
CAPPA
CAPPA is an international organization that provides training, certification and support to childbirth educators, labor doulas, postpartum doulas and lactation educators. Go There
 
CBEducation.com
Childbirth Educator, Lactation Educator, Lactation support specialist Serving the Mid-Cities area. Offering Free Lactation support to Nursing and Pregnant Moms! Check it out!
 
Childbirth Class To Go
Childbirth Class To Go is an educational kit consisting of videotapes and educational material. These professionally made videotapes are those typically used by Childbirth Educators in their classes. Required viewing time is just over three hours. Go There
 
Childbirth International
Childbirth International Click Here
 
ChildBirth.org
Enjoy the many links of educational, informational, and personal nature. Go There!
 
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Childbirthclass.com
Labor of Love® Childbirth Class is the only integrated, 5 hour, 2 tape video series on the market today that provides comprehensive childbirth information for the 21st Century. Go There
 
Childbirtheducation.net
Free service of Childbirth Education Specialists. Doula and Childbirth Educator Training. Click Here
 
Couponfinders.com
Couponfinders.com Coupons
 
DONA.org
DONA is the acronym for Doulas of North America, an international association of doulas who are trained to provide the highest quality labor support to birthing women and their families. Go There!
 
Doula Association of Central Oklahoma
Providing Professional Labor and Postpartum Support to the birthing Women of Oklahoma. For a list of certified (CD) and non-certified Birth and Postpartum Doulas OK
 
Doula.org.uk
Our aims are to promote the role of doulas, to improve communication between doulas, and to advance our understanding of birth and the postnatal period London Baby!
 
EarthMamaAngelBaby.com
Earth Mama Angel Baby products were developed because of our sincere belief that the process of birthing babies is a natural process. Supporting it naturally makes sense to us. Earth-Link
 
EasyBirth.com
During the critical time of the birth of your baby, you will need to know what to expect and know all of your options available for the best event possible. It's Easy!
 
Fertility Pro Registry.com
Ferrtilityproregistry.com Fertile?
 
Global Birth Institute
Global Birth Institute Click Here
 
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Heartbeatdesigns.com
There is no greater love than of a mothers heart... In this detailed mother and child design a heart turns into the enfolding arms of a mother's embrace Heart to Heart
 
Hypbirth.com
Do you have a deep desire to achieve a natural unmedicated childbirth but are frightened by the notion of childbirth pain? Click Here
 
ICEA.ORG
ICEA offers outstanding professional certification programs, childbirth educator workshops and an annual international convention. Visit Now!
 
ILCA
International Lactation Consultant Association Click Here
 
Image Bank - Pregnancy
Amazing collection of worldwide pregnancy images Picture this
 
International Cesarean Awareness Network
ICAN works to lower the rate of unnecessary cesareans, supports vaginal birth after cesarean (VBAC), and encourages positive birthing through education and advocacy Be Aware
 
Justmommies.com
Just Mommies Mommy?
 
La Leche League
La Leche League International's mission is to help mothers worldwide to breastfeed through mother-to-mother support, encouragement, information and education. See More
 
Lamaze International
Lamaze International’s mission is to promote, support and protect normal birth through education and advocacy Click Here
 
Mamascasa.com
Trusting Birth offers a variety of services to the expecting mom in northern Chicagoland. Take me there
 
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MANA - Midwife Alliance of North America
The mission of MANA is to provide a nurturing forum for support and cooperation among midwives. Through our collective strength, we can ensure midwifery care for all mothers and their babies throughout North America. Go There
 
Midwifeinfo.com
A great place for expectant parents to start learning about who midwives are, why you might want to have a midwife care for you and your baby. Click Here
 
Midwiferytoday.com
Midwifery Today's mission is to return midwifery care to its rightful position in the family; to make midwifery care the norm throughout the world; and to redefine midwifery as a vital partnership with women. Check it out
 
Midwivesofwa.org
What are midwives? The word "midwife" means "with woman", because we provide health care to women throughout the lifecycle. Check it Out
 
Mommy Tags
Mommytags.com Click Here
 
Momsview.com
1001 Free Things for Parents and Baby Coupons! Free stuff for Babies! View Me
 
NAPCS.ORG
The National Association of Postpartum Care Services, founded in 1988, is an association of national and international professionals concerned with practical responsibilities and personal needs of families during the post-delivery period. Learn More!
 
Natural Active Birth Cornwall
The way we birth our children has long term consequences for all involved: the baby, mother and father, family, midwives, community and society at large. Go there
 
Natural Blessings
At Natural Blessings we believe that using natural, non-disposable products is best for our bodies & our environment. Click Here
 
NaturallyNHkids.com
NaturallyNHkids.com Click Here
 
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New Mother Care.
Newmothercare.com New Mother?
 
North Carolina Chapter Nurse-Midwives
North Carolina Chapter Nurse-Midwives Go There
 
Ovulation Calendar
Ovulation Calendar is an effective software aid for any woman who either desires a pregnancy or wishes to prevent one. It can help you specify the gender of your baby and her zodiac sign. Try It Now
 
Pacific Association for Labor Support
The primary mission of the doula profession is to positively impact the childbearing experience for women and their families Show Me!
 
Personalized Gifts For Children
Our personalized videos include your child's face and first name in the story, making your child the star of the show Click Here
 
Pink Confection
Pinkconfection.com Pinky?
 
Postpartum.net
Perhaps the most complete listing of postpartum support groups in the US and worldwide Take me there
 
Prouddads.com
This website was established to help you contact Hogan Hilling, motivational speaker and author of The Man Who Would Be Dad Weekest Link
 
Soulscents.org
Soulscents.org Soul Scent
 
TABS - Trauma And Birth Stress, NZ
Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) is the psychological term for a set of reactions anyone may experience when something traumatic, scary or bad happens. Link to it
 
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Tai Chi Flow
Tai Chi Flow is a combination of relaxing Qigong (Chi Kung) exercises and energizing Tai Chi Chuan (Taijiquan) movements from the Yang Style 24 form choreographed into a smooth, flowing routine. Your Spirit
 
Transitiontoparenthood.com
A Resource for Expectant Parents, Doulas, and Childbirth Educators Transition There
 
VBAC.com
This website provides childbearing women and maternity care professionals access to research-based information, resources, continuing education and support for VBAC* (vaginal birth after cesarean). See it
 
Waterbirth.org
Waterbirth.org Water Anyone?
 
Address
Your address. You may choose not to publish it, use Update Profile. If you live in an apartment use this format; 123 Main Street, Apt# 100 
 
Age
Your age, it is calculated from the Birth Date you provided 
 
Associations
The Association the doula belongs to. For a complete list Click Here
 
Baby Name
Enter your baby's name 
 
Backup Person
Have a backup person, in case the doula/midwife can not get there on the delivery date 
 
Birth Date
Your date of birth, use this format mm/dd/yyyy. If you were born in July 4th 1975, type 07/04/1975 
 
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Bradley
Bradley method 
 
Business Phone
Your business phone number 
 
Care Providers
Care Providers the doula/midwife is working with. These are the PPO and healthcare organizations 
 
Cell Phone
Your cellular/mobile phone number 
 
Certifications
The Certifications the doula earned. For a complete list Click Here
 
Cesarean
Cesarean Birth, or C Section 
 
City
The city you live in 
 
Country
The country you live in 
 
Covering
The states you are covering, you may choose a few by holding the CTRL key while selecting 
 
Degree
The Degree you graduated with from your midwifery or nursing school 
 
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Deliveries
The number of deliveries you participated in (Not Pizza Deliveries! :) 
 
Doula
Dictionary.com's definition is… one click away
 
Early Labor Role
The Early Labor Role of the doula. This is how the doula sees her role before the delivery 
 
Email
Email is short for Electronic Mail. You should use your electronic mail account to log in. If you do not have an email account, click on Get it Now!
 
Email Format
To receive your emails as HTML or Text. If your email does not support HTML, select Text. HTML format lets us send you links and other cool features in the message body. 
 
Epidural
Epidural inserted in the lower back 
 
Ezine
To receive our Ezine (Newsletter). An E-Zine is just like a magazine, yet electronic, hence, E-Zine. 
 
Fax
Your Fax/Facsimile phone number 
 
Fee
Fee that the doula/midwife charges 
 
Forceps
Forceps Birth 
 
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Gender
Are you or the baby a male or a female? Chose the radio button accordingly 
 
Hint
A word or sentence that will remind you of your passwords, yet NOT your password 
 
Home Delivery
Delivery at home 
 
Home Phone
Your home phone. You may choose not to publish it, use Update Profile. There is no restriction of format, we recommend 999-999-9999 
 
Hospitals
Hospitals the doula/midwife is working with. These are the hospitals they usually work with 
 
Lamaze
Lamaze method 
 
Last Updated
When this record was last updated. The date and time for your account last updated, may be different from your profile last updated date 
 
Methods
The methods you practice, you may choose a few by holding the CTRL key while selecting 
 
Metro Area
The Metropolitan area you serve 
 
Name
Your First or Last Name. If your name is John Doe, the first name is John and your last is Doe 
 
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Natural
Natural Birth 
 
Other
Other type of births not mentioned 
 
Pager
Your Pager/Beeper phone number 
 
Paid Date
The date we applied your latest payment. Paid accounts have unlimited ratings an other benefits. For more information check our ABOUT page
 
Paid Until
The date your account is paid through. Paid accounts have unlimited ratings an other benefits. For more information check our ABOUT page
 
Password
Your Password. Make sure it is longer than 4 characters. For your security do not choose dictionary words, and try to mix letters and numbers 
 
Payments
The payment types and options accepted 
 
Postpartum Visits
Postpartum Visits are visits by the doula after the delivery 
 
Prenatal Visits
Prenatal Visits are visits by the doula before the delivery 
 
Radius
The radius you serve from your address 
 
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Record Created
When this record was created. The date and time for your account create date, may be different from your profile create date 
 
School
The midwifery or nursing school you attended 
 
Search
The string you want to search by 
 
Specialty
Specialty of the doula 
 
State
The state you live in, or province 
 
Subject
Choose the type of subject for your message 
 
Teach
Methods the doula teaches 
 
Title
Write the title to your message 
 
Type
Type of listing you want to have, you may choose a few by holding the CTRL key while selecting 
 
Upload my picture
You can upload a headshot of your baby for your doula rating by clicking on Browse and selecting the file. The file should be smaller than 50kb, and either jpg or gif type. 
 
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Vacuum
Vacuum Birth 
 
VBAC
Vaginal Birth After Cesarean, while many doctors will automatically deliver a woman who had a Cesarean with a Cesarean. Some will give vaginal delivery a second chance. 
 
Weight
The baby's weight at birth 
 
Years
The number of years you practice 
 
Zip
Your city's postal zip code. This information is used to calculated your radius. NOTE: If you do NOT populate it, you will not be selected on searches based on zip code. 
 
How do I become a Doula?
Find out what it takes and more Go There!
 
How do I get back to My Account or Profile?
1) Go to www.DoulaWorld.com 2) Enter your Email and Password 3) Click on "Update Account" or "View Profile" 
 
How do I publish my address or home phone?
You need to log to your profile and click update profile. There will be two checkboxes to select what information to publish. By default we do not publish your address and home phone. 
 
How do I register?
1) Go to www.DoulaWorld.com 2) Click on "Register" 3) Create your Account and click "OK" 4) Click on "Create My Profile" and click "OK" 5) Click on "Profile Options" 
 
How do I retrieve my password?
1) Go to www.DoulaWorld.com 2) Enter your Email and guessed Password 3) A page with "Get Password Hint" will appear 
 
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How do I see what Associations I can list?
The Associations you belong to, you may choose a few by holding the CTRL key while selecting. For a complete list Click Here
 
How do I see what Certifications I can list?
The Certifications you have, you may choose a few by holding the CTRL key while selecting. For a complete list Click Here
 
How do I select a few associations or types?
Hold down the CTRL key and keep choosing more options. This method can be used in any field that allows multiple selections. 
 
How do I upload my picture
You can upload a headshot of you for your profile by clicking on Browse and selecting the file. The file should be smaller than 50kb, and either jpg or gif type. 
 
What are the Economics of A Doula's Fee
The economics of professional labor support work are a mystery to many people; I offer this information so that you'll have a better idea of what you're paying for Figure it our
 
What if I do not have a scanned picture?
Smile! We will scan it for you. Send us an email and we will tell you where to mail your photo. We will return the photo upon request and SASE (Self Addressed Stamped Envelope). 
 
Will my birth date be published?
No. We use your birth date to calculate your age for your profile, so its always accurate. 
 
 
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