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BIRTH DOULA

The birth doula provides physical and emotional support to the mother and her partner before, during and after birth. The doula also provides companionship, uses comfort measures, and helps the mom gather needed in order to make informed decisions.
Water Birth
BIRTH DOULA TRAININGS
 

January 18-21, 2023 - RICHMOND, VA (8:30am - 2:30pm EST)

March 3-5, 2023 - VIRTUAL ONLY  (10:00am - 4:00pm German Time Zone)

March 8-11, 2023 - RICHMOND, VA (8:30am - 2:30pm EST)

April 18-22, 2023 - RICHMOND, VA (8:30am - 2:30pm EST)

June 21-24, 2023 - RICHMOND, VA (8:30am - 2:30pm EST)

August 9-12, 2023 - RICHMOND, VA (8:30am - 2:30pm EST)

October 10-13, 2023 - RICHMOND, VA (8:30am - 2:30pm EST)

DONA INTERNATIONAL BIRTH DOULA CERTIFICATION REQUIREMENTS

This training consists of:
16 hours of doula classroom training,
7 hours of childbirth education,
3 hours of
breastfeeding education,
1 hour
 business webinar,
6 books from reading list
1 written essay

1 resource list

You will also provide labor support to 3 mothers
and get 6 evaluations completed
(2 evaluations
are required for each birth)
1 from health care provider
1 from the mother

This doula training is approved by DONA International and after completing the requirements, all certification paperwork will be sent to DONA. 

Your certification will be awarded by DONA International.
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Are you a military spouse? Find out how to get your training covered through MYCAA!

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