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Doula Canada Labour & Birth Doula Training

Douglas College is proud to be partnered with Doula Canada, one of the world’s leading membership and certification organizations for professional Doulas. With a strong focus on collaboration and communication, and by providing unmatched mentorship opportunities, Doula Canada will help you become a confident, compassionate and effective support for birthing families.

Our Labour and Birth Doula certification program will deepen your confidence in compassionate support and “best birth practices.”

Our one-of-a-kind demonstrations and mentorship will ensure that becoming a labour and birth doula is an exciting experience that will lead you to a rewarding career.

Our Doula Canada team is led by working doulas who know the commitment and dedication involved in supporting our communities. We provide significant mentorship, first-hand experience, and peer-to-peer support.

If these things speak to you, then becoming a labour and birth doula with Doula Canada and Douglas College is for you!

A Preview of Your Course Content:

Our comprehensive course curriculum and highly experienced mentors will help you deepen your knowledge about labour and birth doula essentials such as:

  • Effective communication in the doula profession
  • Childbirth physiology and the birthing process
  • Natural coping mechanisms and how to provide additional support for a natural childbirth
  • Hands-on comfort measures for labour
  • Supporting the partner
  • Hands-on support for challenging labours
  • Medical procedures
  • Supporting home or hospital births
  • Providing early breastfeeding support
  • Postpartum warning signs
  • Creating successful doula business practices, contracts, and client relations
  • And so much more!

Registration Fee: $500

This include everything you need to get started on your path to becoming a Doula Canada Certified Doula

  • 2 Day hands-on Labour & Birth Doula Workshop
  • All course & resource materials
  • Access to the on-line learning modules leading to Doula Canada certification
  • Access to the Doula Canada online support community and mentorship programs
  • Doula Canada membership

2020 Course Dates

  • March 7 & 8
  • June 6 & 7
  • October 3 & 4

To register phone 604-527-5472

For more information, please contact:

Darelle Walker, Perinatal Program Assistant
Phone: 604-777-6531  I  Email: walkerd@douglascollege.ca

Sharron Gibbs, Perinatal Program Coordinator
Email: gibbss@douglascollege.ca

For more information about Doula Canada and complete certification requirements see the Doula Canada Website. http://www.doulatraining.ca/birthdoulacanada.html