Ask Postpartum Doula

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Are you certified/trained?

If so, which organization?

Do you have current infant/adult CPR training?

Do you have a copy of your most recent certification?

What is your availability? Days, evenings, overnights, weekends..etc.

Does your rate adjust with that? If so, how much?

What is your fee? What services does this fee cover?

Do we have to book a minimum number of hours to lock in services?

Are there any additional services you offer? For example: placenta encapsulation, belly wrapping, et

Do you have a criminal background check?

Questions to ask a Postpartum Doula

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Do you have references I can contact or reviews I can read?

Do you have experience supporting families with twins, triplets or a special needs newborn?

Do you have a back up doula just in case of emergencies or conflicts in scheduling?

Are your vaccinations current such as the flu shot or whooping cough?

Does your services cover errands? ( just in case of C-section)

Do you offer any other skills that we should know about that would be relevant?