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


If you are interested in learning more or would like to host a postpartum doula workshop,please contact me

Upcoming Workshops 


Waco, Texas---January 20-22, 2017


Washington, DC---January 27-29, 2017


Atlanta, Georgia---February 3-5, 2017


Miami, Florida---February 17-19, 2017


New York, New York---March 3-5, 2017


Dallas, Texas---March 31-April 2, 2017


Chicago, Illinois---April 7-9, 2017




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.



Recent Workshops were held in North Little Rock, Arkansas; Chicago, Illinois; Okinawa, Japan;

Novato/Santa Rosa, California; Louisville, Kentucky; Galway, Ireland; Dublin, Ireland; Houston, Texas; Boston, Massachusetts; Columbus, Ohio


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

Contact me and let's talk!

Lean about DONA International postpartum doula certification requirements here

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