DONA Postpartum Doula Training, Homegrown Families Health and Education Center, Friday, 08. November 2019

What sets this Postpartum Doula training apart?
~ A dynamic, interactive learning environment featuring group brainstorming and discussion, role play, art-based activities, and movement... we have FUN!
~ A DONA-approved, evidence-based curriculum 
~ A  trainer with over 20 years of hands-on doula experience, teaching ***** learners, and mentoring small business owners & new doulas
~ You will be challenged! We cover innate bias, crossing cultures, developing compassion, social justice issues, and how to handle sticky situations
~ You will gain the necessary skills to navigate many different postpartum scenarios, some of which are life skills that can be applied beyond doula work. 
~ We will create connections that can last a lifetime, while offering indivudualized support as needed
~ Each workshop is tailored to meet the primary needs of the group while covering the information you will need in order to provide the best possible support to new families of all shapes and sizes.
~ This is an inclusive training that welcomes all family structures, races/ethnicities, gender identities and expressions, religions, and sexual orientations. Postpartum Doulas are needed in all communities!
Topics covered include:
Postpartum Support Basics, The Significance of a Doula, The Business of Being a Doula, Communication Skills and Crossing Cultures, The Impact of Birth on Postpartum, Educating Clients & Making Referrals, Integrating a Baby into the Family, Sleep, Babywearing and Soothing Techniques, Perinatal Mood and Anxiety Discorders, Multiples, Loss and Grief, Breastfeeding, Pumping, and Bottle Feeding, the DONA Certification Process, and more!
The days will flow as follows:
 ** On Friday, please arrive by 7:30 AM to register and settle in! 
Friday, Saturday, and Sunday we will be in class from 8:00 AM until 6:30 PM. We will have a 60 minute lunch break and two 15 minute breaks. 
A light beakfast (ex: bagels and fruit) will be included. There will be coffee, tea, water, and light snacks provided all day, including gluten-free options.
**This Postpartum Doula Training workshop is designed to train professional Postpartum Doulas and is only one of the steps in the certification process for Doulas of North America International (DONA).
To register for the Breastfeeding for Doulas Class, click here.

Refund Policy:
If you cancel your registration more than 4 weeks prior to the workshop, you will receive a refund minus the $150 non-refundable deposit. 
There will be no refunds issued within 4 weeks of the start of the workshop unless there is a waiting list and your space is filled. You may apply your registration to another Homegrown Babies workshop. Students registered for the course will not receive refunds for any missed sections of the course and certificates cannot be issued for partial attendance.


Friday, 08. November 2019, Homegrown Families Health and Education Center, DONA Postpartum Doula Training

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