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WELCOME to Michigan’s premier DONA International doula training center and childbirth preparation and parenting community! Offering interactive childbirth classes at our cozy Ann Arbor center as well as comprehensive Online Childbirth Classes.

Birth & Parenting News

April Birth & Parenting News

The other end of the continuum–holistic end-of-life doula support; the words we use to talk about birth matter; Doula Share Circle April topic–vicarious trauma and self-care for doulas; hiring a doula guide for parents; Spring Special on comprehensive doula and business development training, through April 19; welcome to Gillian McClinsey-Powell, the newest member of our […]

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March Birth & Parenting Newsletter

Read a summary of the new ACOG opinion on limiting labor interventions and the benefits of doulas; Meet the Doulas March event; waterbirth and the newborn’s microbiome; Spring Special ~ Save 50% off our comprehensive selection of Holistic Online Childbirth Preparation classes; essential miscarriage, stillbirth and infant loss resources; and more! Read the newsletter.

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February Birth & Parenting News

“Love hormones”; roadmap to peaceful newborn sleep; February Doula Share Circle (on intuition); and more! Also featuring resources for after your baby is born including: postnatal fitness class (bring baby), breastfeeding support group, professional lactation support, bra-fitting (specializing in hard-to-fit women), lending library (extensive parenting topics), postpartum doula directory, and postpartum herbal healing baths. Read […]

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722 Brooks St., Ann Arbor, Michigan 48103
Email ~ 734-663-1523

Advanced Business Development Training

abundanceWith Patty Brennan
May 20 or August 5 or August 19 (Bringing this 8/19 workshop to Cleveland, OH)

Turn your passion for doula work into a sustainable income. Learn from an expert how to think like an entrepreneur, make competition moot and achieve your business goals.
All participants receive a copy of  The Doula Business Guide Workbook: Tools to Create a Thriving Business by Patty Brennan. Dream ~ Organize ~ Plan ~ Grow!

May Events at the Center

Meet the Doulas

Have you been considering hiring a doula? Join us on Monday, May 15 from 7-8:30pm to learn more about how birth and postpartum doulas help families. Q&A with an opportunity to meet several area doulas.

Michigan Childbirth Education Connection

spring tulipsWe will be hosting the group’s Spring Meeting on May 19 (Friday, 10:30am-2:30pm, potluck lunch). All childbirth educators are welcome, including newcomers. Author Cynthia Gabriel of Natural Hospital Birth will be our featured speaker. Great learning and professional networking opportunity.

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