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doula training   •   advanced doula training  •   breastfeeding course  •   postpartum doula training

I came away from the doula training with a very empowering driving force to make a difference.
- Boca Raton Doula Trainee

Doula TrainingCost: $295

This 20-hour workshop is a DONA approved course, which constitutes one of the steps toward becoming a nationally certified Doula. Attending this workshop and completing the prerequisites qualifies participants to apply for national certification through Doulas of North America (DONA).

The training course consists of the following topics:

  • DONA Certification Requirements
  • The Value and Purpose of Labor Support
  • Establishing a Rapport at The Prenatal Visit
  • Emotional Support in Labor
  • Trusting the Birth Process
  • Comfort Measures and Positions for Labor
  • Challenging Issues and Circumstances
  • VBAC and Cesarean Surgery
  • Breastfeeding and The Newborn
  • The Postpartum Visit
  • Your Doula Business

To see a complete list of DONA Requirements for certification, please visit: http://www.dona.org.

Upcoming Trainings:
Daytona Beach, FL
January 23 - January 25, 2015
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Jacksonville, FL
February 20 - February 22, 2015
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Orlando, FL
March 06 - March 08, 2015
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Gainesville, FL
March 27 - March 29, 2015
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Memphis, TN
April 17 - April 19, 2015
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Cocoa Beach, FL
May 15 - May 17, 2015
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Cost: $295
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Advanced Doula TrainingCost: $10

Communication Skills
Learn your personality style and discover how you can communicate and effectively relate to your clients, midwives, nurses, and doctors.

Relaxation Techniques
Become skilled at applying physical relaxation techniques for your clients during labor.

Cost
$10

Upcoming Trainings:
ONLINE Anytime , ONLINE Anywhere
December 31, 1969
12:00 AM - 12:00 AM
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Breastfeeding CourseCost: $55

This basic 4 hour course is required for birth and postpartum doula certification. It will prepare doulas for providing information on breastfeeding and supporting the mother immediately after birth, and for the first few weeks postpartum. Current videos will be viewed, and supplementary materials are included.

Topics include:

  • The Doula’s Role in Supporting Childbirth
  • Global Issues on Breastfeeding
  • Using Active Listening
  • Risks of Formula Feeding
  • Basic Anatomy and Physiology
  • Birth and the First Hour
  • The Infant's Contribution and Readiness to Feed
  • Breastfeeding Positions
  • The Latch
  • When and How Often
  • Early Breastfeeding Challenges
  • When to Make Referrals

Breastfeeding resources for doulas:

Upcoming Trainings:
Daytona Beach, FL
January 23 - January 25, 2015
Download the brochure
Jacksonville, FL
February 20 - February 22, 2015
Download the brochure
Orlando, FL
March 06 - March 08, 2015
Download the brochure
Gainesville, FL
March 27 - March 29, 2015
Download the brochure
Memphis, TN
April 17 - April 19, 2015
Download the brochure
Cocoa Beach, FL
May 15 - May 17, 2015
Download the brochure
Cost: $55
Pay online via PayPal or by check by clicking Register above.

Postpartum Doula Training

Contact betsy@tenthmonth.com for dates and registration.