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Siobhán, founder of thevillage.be shares stories from her own life in Belgium, with her Irish-Belgian-Danish family - three sons of her own, one step-son, one step-daughter, a cat, a dog, and more tropical fish than she can keep track of!

Doula guide - research

Doula guide: Part 4 – What does the research say?

Discover some of the impacts that doula support has on birth outcomes and satisfaction with the overall birth experience, as well as what it is that makes it so effective.
Doula guide - what can a doula do

Doula guide: Part 3 – When and how can a doula help me on...

We hope you're enjoying our series of articles about having a doula in Belgium. So far, we have published:- Part 1:...
Doula guide - doula training

Doula guide: Part 2 – What kind of qualifications do doulas typically have?

We hope you're enjoying our series of articles about having a doula in Belgium. So far, we have published:- Part 1:...
Doula supporting parents - www.thevillage.be

Doula guide: Part 1 – What is a doula?

We hope you're enjoying our series of articles about having a doula in Belgium. So far, we have published:- Part 1:...

The ultimate guide to having a doula in Belgium – intro

To celebrate World Doula Week (22-28 March 2020), the village has teamed up with doula duo Sophie Fraschina and Julie Denil from...