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Doulas App

Doula App is a platform that connects doulas and pregnants.

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In no more than 3 sentences, please tell us who your idea is designed for and how it reimagines the new life experience.

Through the Doula App, professional doulas will be able to offer their services, connect with pregnant women, close services contracts, communicate with these women and control their activities. For future moms, the platform allows the search for professional doulas next to them, and they will be able to check the profile of these professionals, close a contract with the professional of choice, follow the agenda of activities and communicate with the doula.

How this service works for doulas and mothers:

The professional Doulas can:

  • sign up on the platform
  • create their care list
  • answer future mothers contacts
  • accept, reject or cancel services
  • create, update or cancel activities
  • end services 
  • evaluate their clients

The Future Mothers can:

  • sign up on the platform
  • search for professional doulas nearby
  • send, reply and receive messages from doulas
  • request or cancel services
  • confirm activities
  • end services
  • evaluate the professional doula‚Äôs services

At what stage is your idea?

  • Back of the Napkin Sketch: I came up with this concept and would love support in making it come to life!

What early, lightweight experiment might you try out in your own community to find out if the idea will meet your expectations?

We believe it is possible to encourage doulas and future mothers to use the platform. For this, both need to download the Doulas App and register. The more people do this, the bigger and stronger this network will be.

What skills, input or guidance from the OpenIDEO community would be most helpful in building out or refining your idea?

We believe that OPEN IDEO can help us to refine our ideas and make Doulas App more accessible in different regions of the world, with translations, adaptations to the different cultures, as well as in the dissemination of the platform.

Tell us about your work experience:

We are students of the specialization in New Business Thinking Design, and this idea emerged during Research and Design. Denize - Fashion Designer, Product Designer Tigor T. Tigre. Maycon - UI / UX Designer, front-end developer Suelen - Designer and advertising of digital media

This idea emerged from...

  • A group brainstorm

Are you an expecting, new, or experienced mom?

  • no

Are you a healthcare practitioner?

  • no

Are you a current employee of UCB Pharmaceuticals or Sutter Health?

  • no


Join the conversation:

Photo of Kate Rushton

Hi Suelen Poleza Denize Moraes Jaques Maycon Luiz 

The refinement phase closes on Nov 5 at 3:00pm PST. I look forward to seeing your updates. Please reach out to me if you have any questions at all.

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