Doula Training


If you have a heart for moms and babies, we encourage you to train with us

Applications for training can be submitted on a rolling basis. When you fill out the application, you will be entered into our system for the nearest upcoming date for training. To get more information about training with us contact at training@birthingbeautiful.org

PSD Training Application

WHAT YOU’LL LEARN IN TRAINING

The Role of the Doula

(Perinatal Work, Village Effort, Skills of the Doula, Doula Core Beliefs, What is Your Why)

Childbirth

(Normal Physiologic Childbirth, Role of Hormones in Childbirth, Interventions, Birth Planning, Comfort Measures, Fetal Presentation, Labor & Delivery)

Postpartum

(Postpartum Period, Postpartum Doula, Services Provided, Postpartum Health Warning Signs)

Breastfeeding

(Benefits of Breastfeeding, Basics of Breastfeeding, Breastfeeding Cues)

Perinatal Nutrition

Get doula training through BBC and become a Perinatal Support Doula (PSD) on our team! This position is a part time contractor position. This position will not replace fulltime employment. PSD Certification is REQUIRED before hiring. PSD Certification is different from basic doula training. Certification is Payment plans are available for certifications.

The Perinatal Support Doula will be a detailed, mostly self-directed and disciplined team member with a passion for birth equity, improving birth outcomes and supporting mothers during all perinatal stages. The purpose of this position is to ensure positive birth outcomes in the Akron and Cleveland community identified hotspots. This role requires training with little to no absences, some travel, and organization to insure time management and modeling for clients.