advance care planning

Become an advance care planning facilitator; holding space for pregnancy loss; exploring the beauty of home funeral; noteworthy blog posts; and more. Diagnosed with dementia, she documented her wishes for the end. Then the retirement home said no. She wishes she had asked more questions … Read the newsletter.

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doula business guide

Focus on pregnancy loss; launch a doula business in 2020; earn your breastfeeding support credentials; Meet the Doulas; Medicaid for doulas? Join the Michigan Doula Coalition to stay current on health policy related to doulas. There is advocacy for Medicaid to cover birth doulas in MI. Read the newsletter.

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Detroit Doulas & Donuts

New Year’s Winter Special on Birth & Postpartum Doula Training (save $100 through January 10). Detroit Doulas & Donuts event on January 25th, 12-2 as Detroit Mama Hub & Eternal Sunshine Doula Services are partnering to bring birth workers of Detroit together! Headshot included. Work/life balance for the new year. Free webinar on Top 5…

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work life balance

Early Bird deadline extended for Feb End-of-Life Doula Workshop; work/life balance in 2020; free webinar on Jan 13–get your questions answered! Members Only Webinar on 1/22 features A Start-Up Story with Oma McMurtry who will share the preparations undertaken to launch her EOLD practice. Read the newsletter.

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doula training sale

New Year’s Winter Special on Doula Training (save $100); setting SMART business goals; safety of homebirth; doula Medicaid legislation; and more! Let’s harness that New Year energy and set some goals for your doula work in 2020. Goals should be specific, measurable, attainable, realistic, timely. Read the newsletter.  

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Grief and the holidays~bearing sorrow in a season of joy; advance care planning facilitator training; a business development workshop for doulas; 2020 Members Only Webinar Schedule; in the news and favorite blog posts; free directory listings for doulas; and more! Read the newsletter.

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Center for the Childbearing Year

Center for the Childbearing Year, Michigan’s premier birth and postpartum doula training center, has become part of Lifespan Doulas with the launch of our new website. Lifespan Doulas, founded by Merilynne Rush and Patty Brennan in 2016, has been offering end-of-life doula training and certification. Now, we are offering in-person doula training for the lifespan…

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