Become a Member

After completing your doula training, the next step is to complete the application form available below, and pay your membership dues. For information on becoming a doula, read How do I become a Doula. Please contact us at info@bcdoulas.org for more information on doula trainings! Our doors are always open to give support and guidance.


New doulas do not have to have attended births or be certified to join the Doula Services Association. We can help you find births, back up or support for your doula work!


Getting onto our Web Referral List

Birth Doula Requirements

  • Agree to the DSA Scope of Practice and Code of Ethics
  • Birth Doula Training Attendance Certificate*for remote doulas equivalent observations or online trainings may be acceptable.
  • Attend and write up three births since your training
  • Current Criminal Record Check
  • Observation of a 12 hour prenatal series (not as a participant)*for remote doulas equivalent observations may be acceptable.

Postpartum Doula

  • Agree to the DSA Scope of Practice and Code of Ethics
  • Postpartum Doula Training Attendance Certificate*for remote doulas equivalent observations or online trainings may be acceptable.
  • Current Criminal Record Check
  • Child and Infant CPR
  • Food Safe Certificate (optional)

Our membership fees are $60 for New Members (includes a nametag) and $50 for Continuing or Returning (less than 1 year since expiry) Members

The membership application includes the statement that you have read through and agree to abide by the Standards of Practice as well as the Code of Ethics.

Pay Your Membership Fees Online

If you are paying with PayPal and using another person's credit card or PayPal account please drop us an e mail at info@bcdoulas.org so we can maintain our records accurately! Thank you for your cooperation. 

You do not need a PayPal account to pay through PayPal. The process is straightforward.

Continuing or Returning Member
New Member (includes nametag)
Fill out application