YOUR FIRST STEP IS SIGNING UP FOR THE                  ONE DAY WORKSHOP!   MARK YOUR CALENDARS--March 18, 2017,        FROM 8-6, AT THE BIRTH CENTER.             COST: $300 per person REGistration Deadline: March 11, 2017             

YOUR FIRST STEP IS SIGNING UP FOR THE                  ONE DAY WORKSHOP!  
MARK YOUR CALENDARS--March 18, 2017,        FROM 8-6, AT THE BIRTH CENTER.
            COST: $300 per person

REGistration Deadline: March 11, 2017             

(partial scholarships are sometimes available and based on financial need)

Do you have a passion to help mothers in labor but the long distance doula workshops make that dream impossible?  Or have you ever wondered what being a doula was all about?  Here is your chance to make these dreams a reality and help countless new families along the way!
 

 

Doula Training & Certification Program


During the one day workshop, students will learn:

  • What exactly is a doula?  What is her role?
  • Why would an expecting family need a doula?
  • How a doula can provide support through education, physical/emotional help, and advocacy--through pregnancy, birth, and postpartum
  • How a doula can be a huge asset to expecting dads
  • Things to consider in special circumstances:  VBAC, planned epidurals, cesarean birth, out-of-hospital birth, etc.
  • A wide array of comfort techniques to help you feel confident in your ability to provide excellent physical support during labor
  • How to help your client feel empowered--even when things go differently than planned
  • How to start your doula practice and other business tips and considerations
  • And much, much more!

This program will give you the knowledge and tools necessary to begin supporting other women during this crucial time of her life.  

 

 

 

CERTIFICATION PROCESS:

  • Attendance of LLB Doula Training workshop
  • Completion of required reading list
  • Attendance of 6 births (in any setting) with written summaries
  • Evaluations of 3 births (from parent OR provider)
  • Attendance and documentation of two childbirth class series (one taught at LLB; the other at a local area hospital)
  • Completion of two small research assignments
  • Passing the final exam