Doula Canada Labour & Birth Doula Training

Out of an abundance of caution, Douglas College is unable to offer the Doula Canada Birth Doula in-person training at this time.

Please contact Doula Canada directly for the possibility of joining a virtual class online. 

Douglas College is proud to partner with Doula Canada, a leading membership and certification organization for professional doulas. With a strong focus on collaboration and communication, and by providing unmatched mentorship opportunities, Doula Canada with help you become a confident, compassionate and effective support for birthing families.

Our labour and birth doula training workshop is filled with realistic hands-on activities that will build your skills and give you the confidence to begin supporting families through their birthing experience. Doula Canada mentorship will support you as you work to become a certified professional doula.

The Doula Canada team is led by working doulas who are there to provide significant mentorship and peer-to-peer support throughout the certification process. Our instructors are experienced doulas and skilled perinatal educators who make the workshops fun and memorable.


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
  • Hands-on comfort measures for labour
  • Supporting the partner
  • Supporting home and hospital births
  • Providing early breastfeeding support
  • Creating a successful doula business practice, 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

Your fees include:

  • 2 day hands-on labour and birth doula workshop
  • Lifetime membership in Doula Canada
  • Registration in the Doula Canada Certification process (no additional fees)
  • Certification processing, grading and exam fees
  • Access to the vibrant Doula Canada online community and mentorship
  • All course materials 

Darelle Walker, Perinatal Program Assistant Phone: 604 777 6531  I  Email:

Sharron Gibbs, Perinatal Program Coordinator Email:

For more information about Doula Canada and complete certification requirements see the Doula Canada Website.