Upcoming Hands On Doula Trainings

For online options we currently recommend Madriella Doula Network for online training. Please contact us at info@desertbirthwellness.com for a $50 off discount code. 

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Interested in becoming a labor/birth doula? This two day workshop will prepare you to start your new career as a labor/birth doula. Saturday August 25th and Sunday August 26th from 8am-6pm. Materials and snacks are provided. Please bring a lunch or money to purchase at one of our near by restaurants (several within walking distance). Please reach out if you need help finding lodging.

Learn how to:

-Support a family the pregnancy/birth/immediate postpartum period 

-Comfort techniques

-Coping skills

-Pain relief options

-The stages of labor

-Supporting all types of births including inductions, cesarean and VBAC's (vaginal birth after cesarean)

-Different childbirth methods

-Supporting families in every birth setting (hospital, birth center & home)

-Informed childbirth choices

-Up to date ACOG recommendations

-Birth wish lists AKA birth plans

-When things don’t go as planned

-Bereavement Support

-Immediate postpartum period and breastfeeding

-Community Resources

While this training does not guarantee employment with Desert Birth & Wellness, Coachella Valley Doulas or San Bernardino & Riverside County Family Doulas, it does meet the minimum qualifications to start a mentorship with them if both parties believe it’s a good fit. After successful completion of the mentorship program the new doula may decide to become an independent contractor with one or more of the above companies. If you are planning on attending both the birth & postpartum trainings please email us for a separate invoice. There will be a $50 discount if both weekends are booked. Payment plans are also available.

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Want to become a postpartum doula? This two day workshop will prepare you to start your new career as a postpartum doula. Saturday September 1st and Sunday September 2nd from 8am-6pm. Materials and snacks are provided. Please bring a lunch or money to purchase at one of our near by restaurants (several within walking distance). Please reach out if you need help finding lodging. 

Learn how to:

-Support a family during the postpartum period

-Listening skills 

-Newborn Care 

-Breastfeeding Assistance

-Instilling healthy sleep habits

-Up to date AAP recommendations

-Postpartum mood disorders 

-Community Resources

-Supporting after a loss

-Meal preparation 

-Safety and boundaries as a postpartum doula

While this training does not guarantee employment with Desert Birth & Wellness, Coachella Valley Doulas or San Bernardino & Riverside County Family Doulas, it does meet the minimum qualifications to start a mentorship with them if both parties believe it’s a good fit. After successful completion of the mentorship program the new doula may decide to become an independent contractor with one or more of the above companies.