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Birth Doula Training – 3-Day Accelerated Live Online Workshop (Oct 18-20)

October 18 - October 20

$650.00 – $720.00


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Attendance at our 3-Day Accelerated Live Online training will give you all the knowledge and skills needed to launch your Birth Doula practice in your community– including the confidence!

This live workshop is held online over Zoom and provides the same valuable content as our in-person workshops– from the comfort of your own home! The workshop begins with our Childbirth Education for the Birth Professional class which satisfies your childbirth education requirement for DONA certification. (DONA labels this class Introduction to Childbirth Education or “Intro to Childbirth.”) The Birth Doula Training workshop over the following two days fulfills your birth doula training requirement with DONA International, so by attending this 3-day workshop you’ll leave with two certification requirements completed.

Instructor: Janine Maitri, Birth Doula Trainer (DONA) Janine brings 40 years of experience to her classes and workshops. She’s witnessed and participated in the development and evolution of the doula profession since it began and has been training people in the Art of Childbirth Assisting since the early 1980’s when doulas were known as Childbirth Assistants or Labor Companions. She is an advanced continuing education provider with DONA International and has been a DONA-approved birth doula trainer for 25+ years. Janine is passionate about helping doulas excel as respected and valued professionals on the maternity health care team.

SCHEDULE of this course to plan for:

Day Before: Pre-Workshop Online Meet-up — 6:30-7:30pm PST.  All class participants and your trainer will meet online over Zoom the evening before the training begins to go over what to expect from the training and take time for personal introductions. This is a mandatory meeting, so please plan accordingly.

Day 1: Childbirth Education for the Birth Professional | HELD LIVE ONLINE OVER ZOOM: 10am to 6:30pm PST. (1-hour break around 1:30pm.) This is a childbirth education class designed specifically for the Birth Professional. Participants will gain thorough knowledge of pregnancy, the labor and birth process, the postpartum period, and deepen and broaden their perspective of birth. Attendance fulfills the childbirth education requirement for DONA International certification. (DONA labels this class as “Introduction to Childbirth” or “Intro to CBE class”)

Days 2 & 3: Birth Doula Training Workshop | HELD LIVE ONLINE OVER ZOOM: 9am to 6:30pm PST (1-hour break around 1pm) In addition to learning the Art of Childbirth Assisting, this unique, holistic, trauma-informed training workshop provides an exploration of historical and conventional paradigms around childbirth. You’ll learn the special role of Birth Doulas and how we can help women and families return to the ancient wisdom of birthing and parenting. Attendance satisfies the requirement for Birth Doula certification with DONA International.

To prepare for attending this live online workshop:

  • Make sure you have a quiet, undisturbed environment where you’re not preoccupied or distracted by driving, riding in a car, walking, interacting with others, etc. If you have small children, please have a care person to attend to them to avoid distractions.
  • You’ll need to have a reliable Internet connection for the duration of the entire online course. Be sure to keep your video on at all times while the classes are in session so you’re visible on camera. Missing any portion of the live virtual workshop may result in forfeiting your certificate of attendance.
  • Please use a laptop or desktop for the best experience. If you try to use an iPad or phone you will not see all group participants and may miss interactive elements like videos and small group activities. You can sign up for a free Zoom account at www.zoom.us

Classes must be attended live ~ Classes are not recorded ~ Missed classes cannot be made up.

“Doula care is presented as a return to the community-based, woman-centered care that existed prior to the shift from home to hospital births. As such, the training demonstrates how woman-centered support can reclaim a place within medicalized childbirth in Western cultures. Doulas learn about the birth process, medical issues that can arise, ways to support laboring women physically and emotionally, and how to advocate with and for a patient in a hospital environment.” ~ Dr. Christine Morton, author of Birth Ambassadors.

BY ENROLLING IN THIS COURSE OR EVENT YOU AGREE TO OUR TERMS AND CONDITIONS STATED HERE: https://sierrachildbirthinstitute.com//terms-and-conditions/


October 18
October 20
$650.00 – $720.00
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