What To Ask Your Doula

Many people are not sure what to ask when they are meeting a doula or birth professional for the very first time.  Below is a list of some of the most important things you should consider asking when choosing a doula.

  • What training or certifications did you take to become a doula?
  • How many births have you attended?
  • Why did you decide to become a doula?
  • Are you part of a team? If so, do you have a back up?
  • Will you support me through any birth decision?
  • At what point do you join me during labour?
  • Will you get along with my caregiver and medical staff?
  • What is your fee, and what does it include?
  • What is your refund policy?
  • How would you include my partner during labour?

These are just some of the types of questions that you should have a solid understanding of before choosing a birth professional.

 

 

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