The Benefits and Risks of Becoming a Doula with a 501(c)(3) Nonprofit

This session will allow participants to gain a new business perspective on nonprofit birth and postpartum doula work, that makes an impact on birth/postpartum statistics in their community. Participants will be able to demonstrate ways in which birth and postpartum work can lead to greater cultural competence and understanding of implicit bias in their community. By the end of the session, they will be able to explain the benefits of creating a non-profit organization and the risks associated. They will understand the importance of having business support and gaining the key knowledge needed to sustain a nonprofit status.