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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:
Memphis, TN
April 04 - April 06, 2014
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Caguas, Puerto Rico
April 25 - April 27, 2014
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Sanford, FL
May 30 - June 01, 2014
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Cocoa Beach, FL
June 20 - June 22, 2014
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Jacksonville, FL
July 18 - July 20, 2014
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Jacksonville, FL
September 26 - September 28, 2014
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Orlando, FL
October 10 - October 12, 2014
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Gainesville, FL
October 24 - October 26, 2014
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Ft Pierce, FL
December 05 - December 07, 2014
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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:
Memphis, TN
April 04 - April 06, 2014
Download the brochure
Caguas, Puerto Rico
April 25 - April 27, 2014
Download the brochure
Sanford, FL
May 30 - June 01, 2014
Download the brochure
Cocoa Beach, FL
June 20 - June 22, 2014
Download the brochure
Jacksonville, FL
July 18 - July 20, 2014
Download the brochure
Jacksonville, FL
September 26 - September 28, 2014
Download the brochure
Orlando, FL
October 10 - October 12, 2014
Download the brochure
Gainesville, FL
October 24 - October 26, 2014
Download the brochure
Ft Pierce, FL
December 05 - December 07, 2014
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.