If you want to become a doula, the DONA approved Birth Doula training is where you begin.
This training is an interactive course that will help prepare you to become a doula. Whether you want to support a friend throughout the birth process or make a career choice, this course is for you!
There is continued community and mentorship after this course!
This training is one step towards certification with DONA International. With the high level of recognized training and the knowledge of what it is like to be a doula in Manitoba, this training will leave you with knowledge and inspire you to make a difference in the lives of childbearing women. You can learn more about all of the requirements for becoming a certified doula through DONA at www.dona.org.
Doulas role – with families and caregivers
Basic understanding of physiology and anatomy of birth
Basic understanding of labour progress
Labour support- emotional and physical
Comfort measures practice
Current medical birth practices
Doula business aspects
DONA standards of practice and codes of ethics, certification process
Prenatal class component for certification