Do you have what it takes to be a good doula?
You may be wondering, do I have what it takes to be a doula? Here at International Doula Institute, we don’t have any prerequisites to becoming a doula. We do however ask you to look over this list to help you determine for yourself if you would make a good doula before getting started.
Are you curious about what makes you a unique and extraordinary doula? Let’s find out! Take our fun and interactive quiz to uncover your doula superpower and gain insights into how you can make an even greater impact in the birthing world.
Here are some of the characteristics we often find in great doulas…
Characteristics of great doulas:
- A love of and joy for babies
- A love of and joy for moms
Past work history that contributes to successful doula work:
- Social Worker
- Early Childhood Education
- Psychology Major
- Registered Nurse
- Licensed Practical Nurse
- Any helping professions
- Hair Stylist
- Massage Therapist
The number one character trait of a doula is loving. A doulas theme should be, Offer Love.