Want to Become a Doula?

We’re glad you are interested in becoming a Birthways doula!

Since 1997, Birthways has been nurturing our doula community.  Birthways is the Chicago area’s largest and oldest community of doulas, providing labor support and postpartum doula services.   We currently work with more than 30 providers meeting the needs of approximately 250-300 families per year.  We have found that by working collectively we are able to solve some of the challenges of working as doulas.  Some of the benefits that come from being a staff member at Birthways include:

Training and ongoing education, including:

  • Initial core training.
  • Continuing education. 
  • Advanced breastfeeding education. 

Labor support opportunities

Family-friendly work environment


Administrative support, including:

  • Marketing and client support
  • 24/7 support for you and your clients

Please contact us at doula@birthwaysinc.com to learn more about the hiring process!



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Everyone I spoke to at Birthways before and after my son's birth helped me feel like there was a community of women who were genuinely interested in helping my family get off to a smooth start, both with the birth and beyond. I am so grateful!

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