BIRTH DOULA CENTERING MODEL OF CARE – FAQs
Q: What is the Doula Centering Model Of Care?
2 meetings per month
4 rotating topics
4 doulas present at each centering meeting (with the exception of unique circumstances)
each family decides how many/which topics to attend (we encourage all 4, even for second, third, and fourth time families)
1 central location
1:1 meetings with your primary doula available at the end of each meeting
Q: What are the benefits?
A: click here. You get to carve out sacred time for this baby, almost like a date night. You get so much more!
Q: Who are the facilitating birth doulas?
Q: Do I have to attend all meetings?
A: No. We encourage families to attend all four – in the end, it is each family’s decision.
Q: What are the topics?
A: We’ve taken all of our individual content and combined them into one robust curriculum:
- Navigating Labor Support + Comfort Measures
Postpartum Navigation + Planning
Women’s Only Reflection Night
Q: What if I want more private time with my primary doula?
A: Absolutely! This can be arranged in a few different ways (and multiple times):
Schedule a phone call or Skype date for a personal conversation
Schedule your 1:1 time at the end of a centering meeting (approx. 30 min)
Meet for dinner/tea before a centering meeting (café on premise at location)
Q: What if I am still unsure or unclear about the Birth Doula Centering Model Of Care?
A: Please set up a get-acquainted meeting to talk more and ask questions! We want you to get more out of your investment. This is the future of birth doula support!