- High school diploma or GED
The Birth Doula position is located in Indianapolis, Indiana.
The Birth Doula is responsible for following an individual mom/family through the birth process to provide emotional, physical and informational support; the doula will do a prenatal interview, have contact with the family between the interview and onset of labor, work with the family at the hospital during the labor and birth process, stay for 1-2 hours following a birth to provide assistance and do a postpartum follow-up visit or phone call. A small amount of paperwork is required.
Prior experience working with birthing families is preferred.
High school diploma or GED required.
Completion of approved DONA International doula training.
No license required
Must be able to work independently, must be able to work as a team member at the bedside with other care providers.
Have a knowledge of comfort measures for laboring women, doulas must be able to work independently prior to labor as well as be a team member at the bedside.
No testing required Additional Information Available to be on call to an expectant family without hours set in advance.
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