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Doula decision and letting them know

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ingunnsch Wed 01-May-13 19:20:43

I interviewed a few doulas for my birth, and because they were all so lovely, I am now having a hard time telling the ones I'm not going for "thank you very much but..."

Has anyone been in this situation? What have you said to them? Or have you just not bothered telling them? (Kind of like a job interview: "we'll call you if we want to hire you" then leaving it in the air).

thanks!

Ingunn

JiltedJohnsJulie Wed 01-May-13 23:07:26

Surely if you went for a jib interview and didnt get the jib you'd want a note letting you know? And if they are so lovely isn't it all the more reason?

I'd let them know, its just courteous.

CallTheDoula Thu 02-May-13 10:51:02

Hello, I'm a doula - just send them an email, saying thank you for their time & that you've decided to go with another doula just because it felt 'right' - that's absolutely fine, you won't offend anyone! :-)

megandraper Thu 02-May-13 10:59:39

I agree with CalltheDoula - that will be fine!

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