Postpartum Doula Workshop

Nurturing New Families from the Start

This 3 day intensive workshop is DONA International-approved and meets the workshop requirement for postpartum doula certification


We work hard in the workshop and we have a great time doing so! You will find that you are challenged and actively participating as we discover the needs of families and how the postpartum doula can assist families at this essential time.

Topics in the Workshop Include


  • Introduction to the Doula Role
  • Doula Business Basics
  • Practical support
  • Effective Listening
  • Emotional Issues from Birth
  • Physical Changes in the Mother
  • The Doula as Education Facilitator
  • The Doula and Multiples
  • Breastfeeding
  • DONA International and the Certification Process
  • Integrating a Baby into the Family 
  • Referrals
  • Postpartum Mood Disorders
  • Values Clarification
  • The Newborn and the Doula
  • Prenatal Contact
  • Loss and Grief
  • Rehearsal of Learned Skills
  • Networking and Connecting



Upcoming Workshops 



Interested in a workshop?

Send an email to and put the city in the header. 

I will be happy to send you a detailed brochure.



Dublin, Ireland---May 10-12, 2019


Dubuque, Iowa---May 17-19, 2019


Washington, DC---May 30-June 2, 2019


Columbus, Ohio---June 21-23, 2019


New York City, New York---July 19-21, 2019


Washington, DC---September 13-15, 2019


New York City, New York---October 18-20, 2019


Washington, DC---November 22-24, 2019


Chicago/Wheaton, Illinois---December 6-8, 2019





Don't see your city listed but wish to host a workshop in your community? 


Contact me and let's talk!

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