Doula Business Tips

Are you a new doula, or growing your doula practice or agency? I’ve been there! I was a doula and childbirth educator for over 20 years, and started long before there existed any doula-specific business resources or web designers!

I made a LOT of mistakes, and thankfully learned from them… It is my pleasure to now share doula business tips on marketing, doula business cards, finding your niche & more.

stock photos for your doula website

Free & Paid Stock Birth and Postpartum Photo Sources for your Website (Updated 2021)

Let’s face it – there is a wide range of truly bad stock photography out there readily available for you to illustrate your birth or postpartum services website. Whether you are a birth or postpartum doula, newborn care specialist, midwife or birth center owner you likely are frustrated with the plethora of cheesy, unrealistic, staged,…

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doula business cards

Your Doula Business Cards for 2021

Way back when I started my life as a self-employed doula and a childbirth educator, a tiny business card was all I needed. It was a standard VistaPrint design (the funkiest one they had) and included my Name, Services, Phone Number, Email, and Website. Full colour on the front, blank on the back. Old school…

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your doula job

Doula Jobs: How to be a full-time doula

Are you wondering if your job can actually be as a full-time doula? What does the doula jobs industry look like? Wondering if there is even room for more new birth or postpartum doulas to thrive in your community? Or perhaps you’ve been doing doula work part-time or on the side for years and you’re…

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How to take a doula holiday

I’m headed out on holiday this week! As happens every year, we are loading the car with camping gear and headed to a beautiful place for unknown adventures. This year’s destination is the badlands of South Dakota. I’m excited for rugged terrain, blue skies, and wide open expanses (I know, I sound like a tourist…

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The path to becoming a doula

One of the things I love about working with birth and postpartum professionals as a web designer is hearing how each of you came to this path. Perhaps it was your own birth experience, supporting a friend in birth, reading Ina May Gaskin, or a purely chance encounter that lead you down this path. It…

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How to get unstuck with writing your doula website content

Sound familiar? Here’s the problem. When we get stuck in our writing it means all that is wonderful about what you have to share with the world is Stuck as well. As a result, either your website creation will be delayed by months, or you will go with more standard (i.e. less personal) content that…

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Millenial website design tips

Modern Doula Web Design for Millenials

If you are a a doula or midwife today, the bulk of your client base is currently in the age bracket known as Millennials, new parents between the age of 18-34. also known as Generation Y or the Net Generation. They grew up with technology and the internet and are considered to be “digital natives”,…

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google business page tutorial

Your Google+ Business Page: A Guide for Doulas

A while back I wrote a post about how stock photo companies seem to be a tad clueless as to the sheer numbers of birth and postpartum professionals who are looking for good quality photos of pregnancy, birth and doula care in action. Instead of photos of doulas we get Michael Douglas and fir trees……

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I do my best to include helpful posts for your online strategy and your holistic business. Whether you are a midwife, chiropractor, doula, or non-profit / advocacy organization, you will find tips & tricks to improve your website and use it as a creative tool to get more clients.

Have a topic you'd like to learn more about? Email me at info@thewebsitedoula.com and let me know!

Sarah Juliusson

Hi there, I’m Sarah Juliusson, The Website Doula. I support your practice growth with creative website design, seasoned business guidance, and plenty of great resources to help you find your way. With 20+ years as a doula and childbirth educator, I believe in the value of your work as much as you do. >> learn more about my work as the website doula