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This is a DONA International approved workshop and one step toward certification as a Postpartum Doula.

The workshop is experiential and interactive, offering participants a broad-based learning experience. Participants learn in an environment that fosters self-growth while providing both didactic and hands-on experience. During the workshop participants will gain in-depth knowledge about the role of a doula during the postpartum period as well as a personal understanding of the emotions and spiritual nature of birth and life with a newborn.

Course Outline:

  • Understanding the role of the postpartum doula.
  • How pregnancy and birth influence the postpartum period.
  • The importance of bonding.
  • The physical care and emotional and spiritual aspects of the newborn and mother
  • Understanding newborn characteristics and infant care.
  • The dynamics of family and friends after birth.
  • Differentiating ”Baby Blues” from Perinatal Mental Health.
  • Dealing with loss and grief.
  • Household management.
  • Breastfeeding
  • DONA International
  • Communication Skills
  • Business aspects of the postpartum doula practice (contract, invoices, etc.)
  • Certification process in details
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Online Doula Trainings

Our DONA approved online birth and postpartum doula training workshops and continuing education classes are held live and provide the same valuable content as our in-person classes– from the comfort of your own home!