DONA Approved Birth Doula Workshop and Prerequisite Courses

DONA Approved Birth Doula Workshop and Prerequisite Courses

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The two-day Birth Doula Workshop (BDW) is for anyone interested in assisting birthing families to have satisfying experiences. It utilizes texts and supplementary literature, videos, slides, small group activities, hands-on practice and role play to develop theoretical knowledge and practical skills as a birth doula. Attendance constitutes one step in the process to become a DONA certified birth doula.

Optional prerequisite courses include the Introduction to Childbirth Course for Doulas (Intro) and the Breastfeeding Course for Doulas (BF) that satisfy DONA International certification requirements.

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The two-day Birth Doula Workshop (BDW) is approved for certification by DONA International. Register early to save $100. The fees are as follows:

  • Early registration discounted fee of $375 if received one month or more prior to a scheduled workshop

  • Regular registration fee of $475 if received less than one month prior to a scheduled workshop

The optional one-day Introduction to Childbirth for doulas course (Intro) satisfies the certification requirement to observe a childbirth class, which is a prerequisite for those who are not childbirth educators, L&D nurses, midwives or midwifery students. The fee for the Intro is $100, regardless of when you register.

The optional three-hour breastfeeding course for doulas course (BF) satisfies the certification requirement to observe a breastfeeding class, which is a prerequisite for those who are not lactation counselors, lactation educators, lactation consultants, breastfeeding peer counselors or La Leche League leaders. The fee for the BF course is $50, regardless of when you register.

FOR PERSONAL CHECK OR MONEY ORDER PAYMENTS: Download this registration form and mail it along with your check or money order. Please note: personal checks are not accepted within two weeks of a workshop date.