Labor/Birth Doula Training

Labor/Birth Doula Training


Want to become a labor/birth doula? This two day workshop will prepare you to start your new career as a labor/birth doula. Please choose your date below. All dates are 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 feel free to 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

-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 or Coachella Valley 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.

Upcoming Scheduled Trainings

June 22nd

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