Date(s) - October 25, 2019 - October 27, 2019
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Are you a doula at heart? Doulas offer their continuous presence and emotional support to women in pregnancy and birth. They also are knowledgeable in comfort measures and have a deep understanding of the laboring woman’s desires for her pregnancy and birth. A doula’s purpose is to support women and their physical, emotional, spiritual and social needs during pregnancy, birth and postpartum.
Refine your path to becoming a knowledgeable and effective doula.
Our Full Training Includes:
*Training binder with additional handouts and digital files
*A comprehensive 3-day training which will include marketing and managing a birth business.
*An invitation to join our online group forum where you can connect with your instructors and sister birth professionals.
*Lifetime Professional Doula Training Certification through both the HypnoBirthing Institute and Contemporary Doula International
To be certified as a CDI Birth Doula you need to pass an open book certification examination that is based on the materials covered in your training/retreat. All certification candidates must be over the age of 18 and must be physically able to perform the hands-on comfort measures demonstrated in the training.
*Read the books from the required reading list and write a review for each:
Like a Mother author: Angela Garbes
Expecting Better author: Emily Oster
The Doula’s Guide to Empowering your Birth author: Lindsay Bliss
Cut It Out: The C-Section Epidemic in America author: Theresa Morris
Battling Over Birth: Black Women and the Maternal Health Care Crisis
authors: Julia Chinyere Oparah , Helen Arega, Dantia Hudson, Linda Jones,Talita Oseguera
Breastfeeding Answers Made Simple A Pocket Guide for Helping Mothers
author: Nancy Mohrbacher
*Complete a blood borne pathogens course.
*Obtain CPR certification
*Support at two births and write summaries for each birth including what you learned, what you would do differently and how the experience influenced your work as a doula.
The families you serve will think it’s priceless!