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How many weeks pregnant were you when you booked your doula?

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FirstTimeMom12 Thu 06-Feb-14 14:19:53

I want to hire the same doula I had for first DD birth.
Pregnant again 11 weeks now, but not sure when to book my doula. Shall I wait till after first scan to ensure all is good. Booking fee is non-refundable and a substantial amount.
When did you book your doula?

bluebeanie Thu 06-Feb-14 17:11:48

Hi. I booked after second scan. You might want to book earlier. After first scan or at least make enquiries about availability then.

beela Tue 11-Feb-14 11:50:40

We booked immediately after the first scan because we wanted to be sure of getting the doula we wanted.

Mitchell2 Tue 11-Feb-14 13:46:50

I met with my Doula at 18/19 weeks and provisionally booked her - agreed I would sign a contract / pay deposit after my 20 weeks scan.

Julietee Sun 23-Feb-14 20:41:11

About 15 weeks. She said some women book her from BFP though, I didn't feel comfortable with that.

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