Birth and Post Natal Doula
We deliver a very special, professional and comprehensive doula training which course makes the magic world of birth doula-ring come alive. In 20 lessons you will become aware of your core beliefs about birth and the way that can impact on you and your clients.
Our doula training will prepare you to become an outstanding doula and how to meet your own needs and the needs of your clients before, during and after birth. You will discover how to help your clients prepare for an empowering birth, understand what empowers or disempowers a birthing woman, and how to help her to bond deeply with her newborn baby. The doula training sessions show you how to create a good working relationship with your clients and naviagate the maternity system. You will learn how to deal with difficult situations and how to support your clients through the first weeks after birth.
To gain your certificate, doula trainees will need to complete the follow requirements:
- Complete pre-course information sheet and all assignments
- Attend 2-terms of ten weeks training (80 hrs of face to face training)
- Support at least 3 births as a doula in training
- Develop resources list for pregnant women and new parents
- Applied First Aid (formally, senior first aid)
- Demonstrate openness and ability to integrate knowledge and feelings
Our doula training will increase your knowledge of the natural process of birth, and the options offered to women both at home and in hospital. It will also improve your understanding of the needs of mother and baby.
It will give you the means to distinguish between traditional myth and real opportunities, and the needs of mothers. This will be a turning point in your understanding of physical, emotional and spiritual issues of childbirth.
You will receive weekly course material to work on during class and various homework assignments. Setting aside between 2-4 hours should cover the reading and homework.
Investment for our ADC certified doula training via correspondence is only $2600.00 +gst (2 terms of 10 weeks)
Investment for the ADC certified Doula Training is $2800.00 +gst (2 terms of 10 weeks)
This includes all your course materials except your three compulsory text books.
Refunds are only available if we have to cancel a course.
Class fees are only transferable before class starts and the course must be completed within a year of your start date. If you need to place the doula training on hold, it is possible to do that for a period of three months if your request is received in writing.
’10 out of 10! The course was wonderful, everything I thought and more!’
We will be holding two intensive training weekends (a total of 6 days) The remainder of your studies will be completed via correspondence with support from our correspondence coordinator.
August: 4th, 5th and 6th
October: 13th, 14th & 15th
Class times for face-to-face training days will be 9:30pm – 4:00 pm
Friday fortnightly classes
Term 1: 21st July – 15th September
Term 2: 13th October – 8th December
Our fortnightly classes run across two 10 week terms. Class will be held every second week from 9:30 am – 3:30 pm
If you are organisation that would benefit from us bringing the doula training to you, just ask. We can send a trainer to you if you have ten or more students. Call the mother ship on 02 8036 5580