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Birth Doula Training Workshops
Imagine a career that supports women before, during and after birth that ensures a POSITIVE experience. You can be that person that will have impact while witnessing the magic and wonder of childbirth.
By becoming a professional birth doula your will nurture your love of helping others as you support and empower them to bring their child into this world.By giving this gift of your support and knowledge to new parents they will embark on the journey into parenthood with confidence and joy.
“ On one side of me was the person who loved me most, and on the other side was the person who knew about birth most, My circle was complete.”
Training is led by Dee Sheridan, RN, Birth Doula, Childbirth Educator, Breastfeeding Consultant, and Professional Doula Trainer. Dee lovingly instructs with wisdom and laughter.
Dee stays current with the most up to date evidence on pregnancy, birth, newborn care and breastfeeding, but let’s face it, she has an abundance of sage advice for this most natural and beautiful time of life
Training is 18 hours, done over the course of one weekend. You will leave the course with the confidence and knowledge to begin your practice. You will also recieve 6 months of phone or online support with Dee herself.
Included with every course is Doula bag filled with doula essentials. Including Small Wonders Childbirth DVD which will meet your requirement for completing birth classes.
What does a Doula do?
Physical and Emotional Needs in Labor and how these correlate to the progression of labor
How to Increase relaxation and decrease unnecessary discomfort
Exercise, positions, techniques to use during
Doula's role in hospital , how to ensure a cohesive relationship with hospital staff
Understanding Medical interventions and best ways to support your client
VBAC Cesarean Birth
Safe and Natural Laboring Techniques
Celebrations and Ceremonies
Postpartum and Newborn Care
How to Market your new career
My intention was to originally receive information on supporting women in labor and childbirth so I could be a support for my sister-in law as she brought her baby into this world. Dee just so happened to be offering her Small Wonders Doula Training in my area. I was not expecting to pursue becoming a doula full time but after taking her training, I realized this was my purpose. I now feel called to work with families who are expecting offering support, comfort and education. This training gave me a solid foundation of education which prepared me to provide exceptional doula support for pregnant and laboring mothers. The required skills helped me learn through experience which was very beneficial. Dee was very attentive in answering any questions or addressing any of my concerns throughout the course. Dee has also been a wonderful support when I am at a birth and is always available to assist me. I am grateful to have a mentor who is passionate, knowledgeable and present in her work.
Dee’s Small Wonders Birth Doula Training empowered me in a way I could have never imagined. Dee helped me to see childbirth and pregnancy as the miracle that it is. As a former child welfare caseworker and now a middle school teacher, I cannot wait to see the long term impact that Dee’s teachings have in my community.
Why choose Small Wonders Childbirth for your Doula Training?
SWC not only teaches you doula techniques during childbirth but has a strong focus on the mind/ body connection that will give you the tools you will need to be the best doula you can . Be the memory in parents lives that will be filled with joy.
Learn from a registered nurse, experienced and professional childbirth educator, and birth doula.
The focus is on evidence based best practices, positive philosophy , safe herbal and natural remedies and the mind body connection
Will i be certified?
Yes, you will be certified through Small Wonders Childbirth Education. Doulas are not medically trained so certification is not required to work as a doula, By taking this course you will be assured you have the knowledge you need to be well educated so you will be the best person to help your clients. You will be given the information you need to be competent and professional. Enjoy the countless benefits of this amazing career.
How much does Doula Training cost?
The cost for the course is $450.
$225.00 due at signing and the other half at the time of class.
Remember most doulas charge between $500- $1200 per birth!
How long will it take to complete the course?
The course is offered over one weekend. In addition you will be required to read supplemental books, and attend 3 births with my online guidance at your own time frame
How do I find clients?
There is a unit in the course that helps you with marketing, writing contracts, how to get paid and find clients.
How do I sign up?
I am so glad to hear that you are ready embark on this most amazing and rewarding career . email me at firstname.lastname@example.org or call 303-517-7944 to get details on where and when the next class will be. Hope to meet you soon