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Labor/Birth Doula Training

  • Twentynine Palms Base TBD (map)

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 November 17th and Sunday November 18th from 8am-6pm. Materials and snacks are provided. Please bring a lunch or money to purchase at one of the near by restaurants.

Half the proceeds go to MBRN 29 Palms Doula Scholarship Fund

Learn how to:

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

-Comfort techniques

-Coping skills

-Pain relief options

-The stages of labor

-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.

Earlier Event: November 17
Family Yoga (Ages 1-5)
Later Event: November 18
Healthcare Professional BLS Class