Mid Island Baby & Kids Market and Doulas!

We are excited to be participating once again the Mid Island Baby and Kids Market on Sunday, November 5 at 10:00-4:00 at the Native Sons Hall in Court...

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Doulas are the Good Gravy & I Wish They Were Free!! by Serena Oliveira (doula)

Money and doulas. Wouldn't it be nice if money, AND doulas grew on trees!? This would definitely stir things up! We live in a world where invest...

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Doulas co-sponsor the Mid Island Baby and Kids Market May 15, 2016

We are excited to be co-sponsoring the Mid Island Baby and Kids Market on Sunday, May 15 at 9:30 AM - 4:30 PM at the Native Sons Hall in Courtenay, BC...

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WHO WE ARE

The Comox Valley Doulas are a group of women from diverse backgrounds who offer professional, experienced labour support to childbearing women and their supporters before, during and immediately after the birth of their baby.

Les Doulas de la vallée de Comox sont un groupe de femmes d’origines diverses qui offrent un soutien professionnel et d’expérience aux femmes enceintes et à leur entourage avant, pendant l’accouchement et immédiatement après la naissance de leur bébé.

Welcome to the Comox Valley Doulas Community website! Please feel free to post pics of your doula in action, or your new arrival in the gallery by becoming a member. All you need to do is register by clicking on join in the upper right hand corner of this page,we would love to see all those beautiful bellies too.

Bienvenue sur le site communautaire des Doulas de la vallée de Comox! N'hésitez pas à publier des photos de votre doula en action, ou votre nouvelle arrivée dans la galerie en devenant membre. Il vous suffit de vous inscrire en cliquant sur joindre dans le coin supérieur droit de cette page, nous aimerions également voir tous ces beaux ventres.

OUR VISION:

We believe that every woman has the right to a gentle, informed, safe and supported birth. We are dedicated to enhancing women's birth experiences in the present so that future generations will also benefit.

OUR AIM:

- To provide physical and emotional support for the childbearing woman and her partner during and immediately after the birth of the baby;
- To make care affordable, regardless of ability to pay;
- To encourage choice based on knowledge of evidence-based and balanced alternatives;
- To support the woman in her birth choices;
- To provide a continuous, professional standard of care;
- To assist childbearing women in linking with community resources;
- To help protect a mother's birth memory.

IMPORTANT NOTE

In hiring a doula it is the consumers responsibility to check the doulas training, experience and/or certification. The right to practice as a doula is not restricted by law, the way being a doctor or a midwife is. Not all doulas are trained or certified but they may still be experienced and offer valuable support. The Comox Valley Doulas is not a partnership, it acts only as a source of information. Each doula listed on this site is a sole proprietor.