At Doula UK we have many women who have come to be doulas through a variety of journeys, all are passionate about their work. The most important thing to consider when employing a doula is "Do I like this woman? Can I spend time with her? Can I trust her?"
You will find there are as many different doulas as there are people, there is not a typical doula. Feel free to ask around, interview several women (we suggest first by phone and then face-to-face). Ask a doula for references or for other doulas' details in your area. At the end of the day, you need to find the right doula for you. . . . read more