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Ottawa Valley Doulas is a group of birth and postpartum doulas who serve the Ottawa and surrounding area. Doulas who are members of OVD are trained by one or more of the following organizations:

All OVD members also subscribe to a Code of Ethics and Standards of Practice for Birth and Postpartum Doulas. Doulas who are members in good standing with OVD hold identification badges that permit them to be counted as part of the care team at the following Hospitals:

This means that your doula will always be permitted to accompany you to your birth and will not be counted as a visitor and subjected to protocols in place for family and visitors.

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If you are an Ottawa area based doula and would like to learn more about joining us please contact our executive at