Andrea Lythgoe Author

Journal Publications

They Said So on the News: Parsing Media Reports about Birth

Playing the Doula Numbers Game Published in the International Doula volume 18, issue 3, a publication of DONA International


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A Closer Look at Research Gives a list of questions readers can ask to help them evaluate the validity of health information they read.

You Can Do It! sign for the labor room. A parody of a “Partners Against Pain” sign seen in another hospital, reframed with a positive message for moms. Sized to print at 11X14.

Useful Free Stuff

2016 Excel Spreadsheet – you’ll want to update the mileage rate for 2019 but otherwise this is still useful.

This article can help you learn how to use the spreadsheet.

Doula Price Calculator – Excel version. You put in the data, the spreadsheet will suggest a price. The green squares automatically fill in based on the information you provide. Sheet two is an example of the calculator filled out.

Doula Price Calculator – Printable version if old school pen and paper is more your style.