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JumpStart Your Doula Career!

3 keys to your successful doula career:

Structure. Guidance. Community.


Are you ready to jump-start your career as a doula? Well I’m ready to jump-start your career! Don’t waste another minute trying to figure out how to do it alone. Many doulas don’t even make it to their first birth because they are overwhelmed with starting a business. I don’t want that to happen to you. Join my group of budding doulas where we will mastermind your business into a successful reality.

“One of the things that I have loved the most about being a participant in this program is the ability to ask any question, whether big or small, which have come up constantly for me throughout this journey. I would recommend this program to anyone who is just starting out as a doula, or who wants to take his or her business to the next level. I am sincerely grateful that I took the leap and joined the first JSYDC cohort; it has been so worth it!” J.C., birth doula

In this 12-month mentorship program, you will get personal guidance every step of the way. Want to work on your business plan? We’ll do that. Want to prepare for a prenatal visit? Let’s practice! Need to debrief what happened at a birth? Start talking. Everything from branding, to marketing, to interview skills, to self-care, will be covered. And so much more.

What will you experience?

  • Monthly group meetings (3 hours in person or via Zoom) to brainstorm and get feedback from me and your peers ($600 value)
  • Monthly 30-minute private consultations to hone exactly what to do next ($600 value)
  • FREE attendance at all of my advanced doula trainings ($445 value)
  • Specialized planning and action tools ($200 value)
  • Customized homework to help you power through any obstacles
  • Private facebook group for networking and on-going support ($200 value)
  • Client referrals (for those in the Seattle area) (up to $4000 value)

All guided by me personally to help you accomplish your goals each step along the way.

“This program has been a game changer! The classes and access to Carrie have helped me better define my practice and skills, generate new ideas, and follow through. Meeting other doulas to learn form and cheer on has also helped me feel more connected within the doula community. It has been such a safe welcoming space to explore and thrive. I can’t recommend it enough.”” K.H., birth doula

I only mentor two groups each year. The May 2017 cohort filled in just 2 weeks!  I’m enrolling now for the next group which will start in late January 2018.  There are limited spots, so sign up now. As soon as you join, you’ll start getting tips and tricks to build your business right away. But don’t wait, because when a cohort fills, you’ll have to wait for the next one to begin.

The world is waiting for you! This is a compassionate, heart-centered, abundance-driven mentorship program that will nourish you, embrace you, encourage you, and bring out the best in you so you can take all your goodness into the world. Please do yourself this favor. Don’t let yourself struggle to get started as a doula. And if you do decide to go it alone, and then meet obstacle after obstacle, please come back here to get the support you need.

“As an already experienced and seen doula, I was a bit skeptical about investing in the course, not sure if the material would be challenging for me. I am so very grateful that I chose to invest in myself by joining Carrie’s Jump Start program. Furthermore I feel foolish that I thought that perhaps I had outgrown my need for this program. There is always more to learn when it comes to loving others and the techniques and methods to do so… I feel confident that you will leave each session feeling inspired and empowered which is exactly how we want our clients to feel. The class provides a wonderful opportunity for me to practice the self care and self investment then I motivate my own clients to choose. Carrie is sincere and authentic. Honest and observent. She is not intimidated to talk about the hard topics. She’s professional and yet incredibly emotionally intelligent. I highly recommend taking Carrie’s JumpStart program!” K.K., birth doula

Fill out the form below to find out the date the next cohort is starting, get a free JumpStart tool, and get details on joining the JumpStart program.  Sign up now and get your first FREE Advanced Doula Course – Placenta Encapsulation – on January 18, 2018.

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Get more information about JumpStart Your Doula Career 12-month doula business mentoring program.
“This time with Carrie’s cohort has been incredibly rich. I’m terribly sad that it will ever end. I’ve really enjoyed the community of fellow doulas and collective mind for problem solving and resources. Carrie has helped tackle many of the necessary business aspects or chores of being a doula: directing us to develop our language and ideas for our individual practice to attract our individual ideal client, and little tips to staying organized and maximizing business expenses. The value of this course really doesn’t have a price tag worthy, but I’ve already been reimbursed the cost of the course from her referrals that decided to hire me. I feel so lucky to have rounded out my doula training with a wise and personalized relationship with a mentor that lasts more than a few weeks or a weekend.” C.E., birth doula
“Signing up for JumpStart Your Doula Career was a no-brainer for me as I knew it would propel me into getting my business going. I will feel and reap the benefits of knowing, learning from, and working with Carrie Kenner for many years to come. Getting all of her advanced doula trainings as part of this package, makes it a deal in and of itself, let alone having Carrie as resource and being connected to a group of other doulas. Its a great program for folks who need accountability, community, and a little push in getting their business going.” A.H., birth doula
“Working with Carrie in JumpStart Your Doula Career has been a great choice for me. I am a busy mama of 5 and needed someone to hold my hand to get my doula career going after some time away from my practice. When I saw that Carrie was offering a training like this, I knew I’d found the one for me, because Carrie was also my doula trainer and her style of teaching and knowledge are amazing. I have been very impressed at how well this course is working as a remote learning experience. I live in Portland, Carrie is in Seattle, and while I’d planned on traveling up to some of the trainings, I have been unable to do that thus far, and yet, Carrie’s warmth and wisdom shine through, and the Zoom platform is easy to use. I love having my monthly check-ins with Carrie and I am feeling inspired by the other members of the cohort to continue to grow professionally.” S.D., birth doula

Big Belly Services offers a range of services to support your family and community, including
urban farming, doula trainings and retreats, & placenta encapsulation.

Big Belly Services offers a range of services to support your family and community, including
urban farming, doula trainings and retreats, & placenta encapsulation.

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