6 Reasons to work with me as a doula

These interview questions may be helpful to you in determining whether a doula is a good match for you, your situation and your family. You may even consider modifying some of these questions and directing them toward your care provider.The way in which these questions are answered often offers valuable insight into the kind of care and support you can expect to receive.

Finding a doula you connect with may allow you to birth with greater ease, comfort and confidence in yourself, your body and the childbirth process as a whole. These questions are intended to be a mere orientation. You may choose to leave a few out or add some of your own.

  • What training do you have? Please tell me a little about what that training entails.
  • Did you choose to certify with an organization? If so, which one and why?
  • Do you have any additional qualifications?
  • Please share with me your philosophy on birth. How has it changed throughout your work as a doula?
  • Please tell me about your experience as a doula?
  • How do you see your role as a doula?
  • What do you feel is your most valuable asset?
  • What could I expect of you if you were my doula?
  • What expectation would you have of me?
  • How do you see most women birth?
  • Which hospitals/birthing centers/homebirth midwives do you have experience with?
  • How far are you willing to travel? Are there any additional costs involved?
  • What are your fees and what services do they include?
  • What training do you have? Please tell me a little about what that training entails.
  • Did you choose to certify with an organization? If so, which one and why?
  • Do you have any additional qualifications?
  • Please share with me your philosophy on birth. How has it changed throughout your work as a doula?
  • Please tell me about your experience as a doula?
  • How do you see your role as a doula?
  • What do you feel is your most valuable asset?
  • What could I expect of you if you were my doula?
  • What expectation would you have of me?
  • How do you see most women birth?
  • Which hospitals/birthing centers/homebirth midwives do you have experience with?
  • How far are you willing to travel? Are there any additional costs involved?
  • What are your fees and what services do they include?

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