This course will cover the basics of Doula care. You will understand how to comfort, support, and advocate for pregnant families. Gain the tools to start your doula business.
Approved by the CA Board of Registered Nurses and Childbirth Professionals International for 16 contact hours.
Pregnancy, Childbirth, and the Newborn by Penny Simkin. You can use either the hard copy or ebook version. Click here to buy at our store.
Ms. Donyale A. will be your instructor for the Doula and Labor Support online course. She is an author, speaker, doula, childbirth educator, and prenatal yoga instructor. She has been working with expecting families and training professionals for 20 years. She is here to support you along your professional journey.
This course should take roughly 16 hours to complete; the same as if you were in a face-to-face classroom. The course will include video and audio presentations, reading assignments, and also extremely brief writing assignments.
Work at your own pace. Expect some modules to be quick and others to take longer.
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- The Doula Profession
- The Labor Process
- Labor Support Techniques Part 1
- Meeting Your Clients
- Labor Process Pushing
- Labor Support Techniques Part 2
- Doula Practicals
- Medications and Interventions
- Birth Plans
- Informed Consent
- Unusual Situations
- Starting a Doula Business
This course does not provide the interaction that you would traditionally have in a class. In order to confirm your participation you will receive points for your assignments.
Once you complete all the learning modules you will receive your attendance certificate by email for 16 contact hours.