Certified Birth Doula Training
At the completion of training you will receive a certificate and become a Certified Birth Doula.
Present and involved before, during & shortly after giving birth.
A Birth Doula is a trained companion who is not a healthcare professional and who supports an expectant family through a significant life experience, such as childbirth. The doula’s goal & role is to help a family feel safe and comfortable, complementing the role of the healthcare professionals who provide the family’s medical care. A birth doula is present and involved before, during & shortly after giving birth. At the completion of training you will receive a certificate and become a Certified Birth Doula.
Topics covered in Birth Doula Training:
- The role and scope of practice for birth doula
- Pre and Postnatal Visits Framework
- Nutrition during pregnancy
- Comfort Measures and pain management
- Stages of Labor
- Cesarean birth
- Hospital bag preparation
- Creating birth preference plan
- Pelvic Dynamics and Biomechanics
- Comfort Techniques
- Common medical procedures and interventions
- Doula hygiene and how to avoid burnout
- …and so much more.
Certification & Recertification:
DEI doulas are certified immediately after taking the training. We will continue to invest in your education by having you join our DEI Facebook membership community where we offer continuous educational resources.
After 3 years of joining our DEI Facebook membership community, you can apply for recertification. Our recertification process ensures that the doula remains proficient in the field, as well as keeping their skills and knowledge base current.
Interested in learing more about this training? Contact us today to learn more about upcoming trainings and how to get started on your path to Certification or Recertification with DEI.
Interested in being the best doula you can be?
DEI strives to increase the quality of prenatal, birth and postpartum support by promoting excellent doula training and continuing education and mutual support to our students.
Doula Educational Institute (DEI) offers an integrative approach with evidence-based doula education that is inclusive of all beliefs, cultures, lifestyles, and philosophies.