The Birth Doula Program has been in operation since 2010, supporting families as they bring their babies into the world. We currently can support clients at The Scarborough Hospital (both Birchmount and General Campuses) and the Midwifery Alongside Unit at Markham Stouffville Hospital.
Our goal since we began was to make doulas affordable for all families. We currently offer families two options when registering for the program. They can choose to be a part of our Training Program ($300 plus HST), which offers a doula in training at a lower rate, or they can hire an experienced doula ($1050 plus HST) if they prefer.
Doulas in our training apprentice program have completed all of their in-class learning. They are now at the stages of getting hands-on experience to complete their certification. In our training program doulas:
Some people prefer to work with more experienced and certified doulas. We have a wonderful team of experienced doulas who are happy to support you through your pregnancy and birth. With our experienced doulas, you can expect:
If you’re ready to register for the program, please submit a request and we will begin by setting you up with a consultation with one of our doulas. These consultations are an opportunity for you to find a doula who’s the right fit for you. You will meet with doulas until you find the right one. No fees are required until you choose your doula.