Guide to setting up a doula business

   
 

EVENT SUMMARY

This webinar provides an overview of the business aspects of working as a doula. From naming your business and choosing a business model to staying out of trouble with the IRS and learning to think like an entrepreneur, participants will gain insight into what is required to be a successful small business owner.

ABOUT DONA INTERNATIONAL

Founded nearly 25 years ago, DONA International is the largest and longest-standing doula organization in the world offering leading edge, evidence-based education and certification programs to support the professional development of birth and postpartum doulas. DONA International promotes the highest quality perinatal support for birthing mothers and their families by setting the standard for doula education and training, and by advocating the research-based benefits of doula care. DONA was founded by five of the foremost experts in childbirth who recognized the research-based benefits of emotional support for mothers and their partners during and shortly after labor and delivery, and endeavored to share those benefits with the world. We support doulas by providing quality training and meaningful certification. DONA International certification sets the bar for doula education and professional development and it indicates to families that a doula has achieved a high level of training and professionalism. To that end, DONA International is committed to providing high-quality, relevant continuing education opportunities both in person, through our approved continuing education courses taught by our world-class trainers, and through webinars such as this one. Enjoy! It’s a great time to be a DONA International doula!

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On-demand viewing of this previously recorded webinar with a maximum of 3 log-ins to complete viewing your session before you take the quiz.

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Guide to setting up a doula business

Patty  Brennan

This webinar provides an overview of the business aspects of working as a doula. From naming your business and choosing a business model to staying out of trouble with the IRS and learning to think like an entrepreneur, participants will gain insight into what is required to be a successful small business owner.


SPEAKERS

Patty Brennan

Patty Brennan has been a DONA-approved birth and postpartum doula trainer since 2002. She is the author of The Doula Business Guide and The Doula Business Guide Workbook and specializes in helping doulas become more business savvy. Patty has enjoyed a long career as a doula, childbirth educator and (now retired) homebirth midwife. She has been a self-employed small business owner her entire adult life.

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