Birth Doula Training
We offer affordable training for black, indigenous, and people of colour who are interested in becoming a Doula. Our training curriculum is rooted in decolonial, anti-racist, Queer and Trans-inclusive principles and values.
Topics covered in the weekend training include:
- BIPOC History of birthing and birth work
- The role and scope of a birth worker
- Anatomy and physiology of pregnancy, labour, and birth
- Comfort measures and pain management options
- Birth planning and preparation
- Decolonized birthing technologies and practices
- Anti-oppressive interventions during labour and birth
- Running your own Doula practice
Weekly special topics sessions:
Hosted every Tuesday 6pm-8pm for four weeks.
October 6 - Breast/Chest/Body Feeding
October 13 - Birth Support for Trans and Queer Communities
October 20 - The First 40 days - Postpartum Care
October 27 - Supporting all Pregnancy Outcomes: Miscarriage, Loss, Abortion
Fee: We charge fees on a sliding scale between $250-$500 to make this training accessible for students, low income and underemployed participants. Full bursaries are available upon request.
This training will be offered online. Full attendance is mandatory as well as attending a prenatal series offered in your community to receive a certificate of completion.