Village Volunteer Doulas have been providing supportive home visits to Brattleboro-area families with new babies since 2009. Volunteers visit once a week for 2 hours, over a period of twelve weeks.
What does a Volunteer Perinatal Doula do?
-Be a friend
-Fix a meal
-Wash the dishes
-Hold the baby
-Sweep the floor
-Chat and listen
-Bring you water
-Fold the laundry
-Take a walk together
-Hear your birth story
-Play with older siblings
-Run errands together
-Accompany you to appointments
-Walk the dog
-Be a friend
What does a Volunteer Perinatal Doula not do?
-Doulas are not medically trained and do not provide any medical advice or services. If you have health-related questions, please ask your doctor.
-Doulas are not lactation consultants. If you are experiencing challenges with nursing, we will be happy to provide you referrals to local lactation experts.
-Village Volunteer Doulas are not babysitters. A parent must be present in the home during Village Visits.
If you are interested in becoming a Volunteer Perinatal Doula, please follow this link:
And if you would like to request a Volunteer Doula, please do so here:
Feel free to email firstname.lastname@example.org with any questions! We’re looking forward to working with you!