World Doula Week 2016. Let us present you our present that might be helpful for experienced and aspiring doulas, — the video interview with a doula Irina Sergeyeva (Melbourne, Australia), especially for the social project ‘Miracle in the Heart’.
In the video interview, you will find out:
- 3 key tips for aspiring doulas.
- How a doula could find her first clients? (Education programs go over and further steps are needed to start practicing).
- Should a doula go to any first client’s place to support?
Irina is a mother of 2 boys, a doula, a founder of Doula.ru and education area for Russian speaking doulas and perinatal professionals Doula.link (member of European Doula Network).
“7 years ago preparing for the birth of my elder son, I questioned myself, what influences childbirth and what might be done to make it gentle and favourable as much as possible for mother and baby. Such a question lead me not to the point I expected, letting me find out much about myself, accept myself as I was, experience my birth as a way that I’d like to remember, and discover a new occupation – to help women to pass their path to themselves, their birth and maternity.
I’m happy to contribute into the development of this occupation by my website where people can find a birth care provider, as well as ideas and information about pregnancy and childbirth, different communities and education programs, supervision and exchange of experience”.