Mother's Day Essay Contest


Doulas of Denver is ecstatic to be hosting an essay contest to showcase your stories of motherhood. Share your 500-1500 word essay about why you love being a mother. Share with us your deepest feelings about motherhood. There is no one more willing to listen than a group of loving doulas, trust us! Include a photo with your submission. Essay submissions will be received until April 30, and the winner of the essay contest will be announced on Mother's Day. The winning submission will receive a $50 Maggiano's gift card and a blog post featuring the post.

Email your essay to and with the subject line "Motherhood Essay Contest".

We thank you in advance for your vulnerability and the important work you do as mothers and we look forward to reading your stories!

Prerequisites for essay submissions include: Denver or surrounding area resident, and a mother and/or a person trying to conceive, permission to share your essay and photo on social media and our website, sharing the link to our Facebook post describing our contest, and "liking" the Doulas of Denver Facebook page

Ideal submissions include: truth, creativity, honesty, vulnerability, humor, trust, compassion, love, any combination or none of the above