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DOULA TRAINING PROGRAM

Doula (do-lah) means “with woman”.

 That’s what you learn to do! You’ll know how to support a birthing woman from the prenatal visits you have,

to the birth and any after care you give.

This is a 3 month course including academic and hands on training.

In person classes are on going and  Zoom video classes are available anytime for up to a full calendar year. 


Only class one needs to be completed and then you can take on your own birth clients and get started!

••Cost: $880••

Can be broken down into payments of 3 ($300 each month)  1% processing fees apply.

Course curriculum:


Class 1: Birth Process

  • pregnancy birth & postpartum physiology 

  • Breastfeeding basics

  • Hands on training - your actual job (in person preferred or we will find a doula to attend class with you where you are)

  • medicated vs natural birth support

  • assisting through pushing phase

  • assisting through transition

  • Gathering your Birth tools (birth bag).

Class 2: When things go wrong

  • Navigating provider issues

  • advocacy

  • stillbirth and surrogacy

  • emotional stalls & clearing

  • foot zoning helps.

  • honoring birth space

  • knowledge for common complications,

    like; malposition of baby, fetal distress, descent, cesarean

  • Legalities; protecting yourself and establishing safe boundaries

  • how to catch a baby in an 

    emergency

  • client forms; agreements & releases 

Class 3: Meeting with your clients prior to birth 

  • setting up your client for success; childbirth education, birth team, books       

  • handling pain/hands on preferences, roles, particulars

  • birth preferences/birth plan

​Setting up your business 

     •finding clients & putting it all together

     •branding 

     •social media

  • websites, business cards

  • getting the word out 


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CERTIFICATION

COMPLETION OF ALL CLASSES

Classes are recorded via ZOOM and can be watched at your convenience.Your program is available to you for a full calendar year.

COMPLETION OF REQUIRED READING

Read the 4 required books and fill out the book report for each book, when completed.

COMPLETION OF 5 BIRTHS AS THE DOULA

Attend 5 births as the doula and have 2 others from the birth fill out the evaluation of services form for each of the 5 births you attend (total 10 forms).

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