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Saying Goodbye to Postpartum Doula Care

I’ve been working as a  postpartum doula since 2012. These past six years have been an absolute privilege. I have worn and rocked so many babies, changed countless diapers, helped with first baths and dried many, many tears (of the baby and grownup variety). I have tried my best to listen without judgment, to leave […]

Ask Two Doulas (Vol.1)

Got a question about pregnancy or new parenting you’d rather not ask your friends or family? Two Doulas is here to help! Last week, we asked you to send us your queries at info@twodoulas.ca and promised we’d post our answers here: Thanks to everyone who wrote in, and to our resident dude-la Chris Bavota​ for […]

The Two Doulas Guide to Breast Pumps

Breast pumps. Two words you likely never uddered before you got pregnant. (Yes, that was a terrible pun. Sorry not sorry.) Now that you’re growing a baby – or you’ve just brought home a fresh one – those two little words are featured rather prominently in your vocabulary, amirite? But, what’s the deal with breast […]

We Made a Movie!

It’s been a little while since we last posted, we know. We’re sorry – we’ve missed you, too! We promise we had a good reason … we made a movie! Well, more of a short video, to be exact. In the five years that we’ve been working as professional doulas in Montreal, Jenny and I have […]

Happy Holidays From Two Grinches (Er, Doulas)

Try as we might to avoid them (and boy do we try), the Holidays are upon us. And in a very special seasonal twist, this year Chanukah and Christmas Eve are on the same day. Oh joy. And while everyone else seems all too happy to trim the tree, light the candles and spend a […]

The Two Doulas Salute to Dads

Dear Dads, This Father’s Day, we would like to thank you. Thank you for being there on the day we were born. Thank you for building forts with us. Thank you for tickling us until we couldn’t breathe. Thank you for playing with us (even if you never let us win). Thank you for your […]

Two Doulas IRL*

So, you’re a parent or you’re about to be one. Let’s discuss! On the first Monday of every month, Two Doulas welcomes new and expectant parents to have a coffee, a nosh, a laugh (or a cry, because parenting), and find out what the heck a doula is anyway. Join us from 6:00pm – 8:00pm […]

Five Fun Facts About the Vagina

We all know vaginas are pretty amazing and about half of all people have them. They look great, they feel great and THEY PUSH OUT HUMAN BABIES. But are you aware of these little-known facts about the vag? 1. Vaginas and sharks have something in common, besides their love of surfers. Both contain a substance called squalene, […]