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Old 10-05-2006, 07:56 PM   #14
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Re: I attended my first homebirth yesterday/today

Originally Posted by nothing_butt_cloth View Post
I know, it is weirdhuh?? I have been a doula for about2 1/2 years, but have yet to make a cent LOL. I do free births for those who have lost a child, either by MC, stillbirth, ortheloss of an older child. I also do free births for single teenagemoms, and moms with hubbies that are deployed. It is a calling in life, and i dont really care to make any money LOL

I am not DONA certified. but i have done all they have required, and taken all the classes and continue to educate myself. I just figure, if i am not making any money, why should i ay DONA.. LOL

How long have you been a doula
I do all volunteer work also.. LOL I love it so much that I don't mind not getting paid for it at ALL!! I am through DONA also but I don't think I will be getting certified since I am going to do an apprenticeship to become a midwife, becoming certified through DONA would prevent me from doing clinicals, etc.

It truely IS a calling!! It's so great to see another doula here!
~*Candice*~ Wife, Doula, Midwifery student and SAHM to 4, Expecting a new little one around Christmas!
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