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Benefits of Membership in Lifespan Doula Association

As a member, you will become part of a supportive community of end-of-life doulas and others interested in ensuring quality of care for the dying and their loved ones. We expect that your membership will pay for itself! See below for more details.

Receive Referrals for Your Services

We are receiving requests for End-of-Life Doula services regularly and will prioritize referrals to our members through our

Doula Caregiver Directory (Members receive a basic listing; LDA-certified doulas receive enhanced listings.)

Members Only Facebook group


Mentoring / Webinars

Mentoring for our members is primarily provided via monthly webinars. You can join the live, interactive webinar or watch/listen at your convenience to the recorded version (full access to all archives). Webinar archives include discussions on:

Doula Collectives

Next Steps after Training (Interview with 3 EOLDs)

Hospice Volunteering (Interview with Lisa Patterson)

Anatomical Donations

Scheduled topics include: Forming a Doula Collective; Green Burial; Potential hospice crises at home (how to not call 911); Hospice Chaplain Interview; Creating Your Doula Contract; Risk Management for Doulas; and more!

Receive a 10% Member Discount

Save 10% off the list price on the following qualified programs and products (does not include End-of-Life Doula Training Workshop):

Advanced Care Planning Facilitator Training

Home Funeral and Green Burial Workshop

Doula Business Development Workshop

Online Small Business Basics Classroom

The Doula Business Guide, 2nd Edition

The Doula Business Guide Workbook


And More!

Stay in touch with us regularly and we’ll help you keep your finger on the pulse of the EOL Doula movement. (Not just for members.)

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