EP.182 Making Money as a Doula Dietitian w/ Erika Watson Lawson

Business, Marketing, Money Mindset, Podcast

Today on the Make More Money as a Dietitian Podcast, Christine interviews Erika Watson-Lawson, MSH, RDN, LDN, the owner/founder of Purely Nourishing Doula. Erika is a Certified Doula as well as a Registered Dietitian and her passion is supporting moms during pregnancy, labor, and postpartum with her unique nutrition & doula services. 

On this episode, Erika shares the unique journey that led her to becoming a doula as a way to enhance her skills and training as a dietitian.

Our hope is that you’ll be inspired by Erika’s story for what is possible for your RD career. While you may not have dreams of becoming a doula dietitian, your dreams and desires matter. We encourage you to bring your unique skills into the work you do so you can stand out from the crowd.



Table of Contents

  • How Erika started her career in dietetics. 
  • Why Erika decided to become a doula dietitian.
  • Erika’s plans for the future of her doula dietitian business. She surprised us with this one!
  • And so much MORE to be inspired by!



Erika Watson-Lawson is a Doula-Dietitian Diva. She has been a Registered Dietitian for over 15 years and decided that she was doulaing so much for friends and family, “Why not make it official?” She became a certified doula in 2021 and founded her own virtual doula business, called Purely Nourishing Doula. She offers virtual and in person services from nutrition coaching, pregnancy & labor services, and also postpartum care.

Striving to educate and empower women holistically through movement as a 4th Trimester Fitness Instructor ™️, Erika teaches mothers how to alleviate some of those pregnancy aches and pains. The class she leads, Birth Ball basics, also teaches women how to work with their bodies in labor.








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