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DONA approved Doula Workshops are your first step toward certification!

We have 165 excellent DONA approved doula trainers worldwide, so chances are great you will find a doula training near you. Let’s get started, future doula! Search below to find your birth or postpartum doula training.

Workshop Prerequisites

DONA International trainers often have specific prerequisites for attending their workshop, so be sure to check with your trainer when you register. Trainers manage their own workshop registration, so reach out directly to the trainer to get signed up.

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*** In response to the current stay at home orders and reccomendations, note that over seventy DONA doula training workshops through August have been approved to be held virtually due to COVID-19.  Please check with your trainer as to if the listed workshop will be held in the city listed or if it will be moved to an online platform.***


US – North Carolina, Surf City

Workshop Type:
Birth Doula Workshop
Trainers:
Julie A. Thompson
Dates:
May 30, 2020
May 31, 2020

Intro to Childbirth and Breastfeeding Course on Friday, May 29, 2020

Intro Offered:
May 29, 2020
Contact:

US – Georgia, Kennesaw

Workshop Type:
Birth Doula Workshop
Trainers:
Annette Culp
Dates:
June 13, 2020
June 14, 2020

Intro to Childbirth and Breastfeeding Course on Sunday, June 17 2020

Intro Offered:
June 7, 2020
Contact:

US – Georgia, Kennesaw

Workshop Type:
Birth Doula Workshop
Trainers:
Annette Culp
Dates:
June 20, 2020
June 21, 2020

Intro to Childbirth and Breastfeeding Course on Friday, June 19, 2020

Intro Offered:
June 19, 2020
Contact:

US – Florida, Jacksonville

Workshop Type:
Birth Doula Workshop
Trainers:
Rae Davies
Dates:
June 26, 2020
June 27, 2020
June 28, 2020

Breastfeeding Course on Friday, June 26, 2020

US – Tennessee, Knoxville

Workshop Type:
Birth Doula Workshop
Trainers:
Melissa Harley
Dates:
June 26, 2020
June 27, 2020
June 28, 2020

Intro to Childbirth included
Breastfeeding Course on Friday, June 26, 2020

US – South Carolina, Columbia

Workshop Type:
Birth Doula Workshop
Trainers:
Sally Riley, Linda Herrick
Dates:
June 26, 2020
June 27, 2020
June 28, 2020

Intro to Childbirth included on Friday, June 26, 2020
Breastfeeding Course on Friday, June 26, 2020

Intro Offered:
June 26, 2020
Contact:
Hope Rowe, Office Manager
913-782-5116
office@acbe.com
http://www.acbe.com/workshop-schedule/

US – North Carolina, Chapel Hill

Workshop Type:
Postpartum Doula Workshop
Trainers:
Marcia Thuermer
Dates:
June 26, 2020
June 27, 2020
June 28, 2020

US – Georgia, Atlanta

Workshop Type:
Birth Doula Workshop
Trainers:
Melissa Harley
Dates:
July 15, 2020
July 16, 2020
July 17, 2020

Intro to Childbirth included
Breastfeeding Course on Thursday, July 16, 2020

US – North Carolina, Holly Ridge

Workshop Type:
Birth Doula Workshop
Trainers:
Julie A. Thompson
Dates:
July 18, 2020
July 19, 2020

Intro to Childbirth and Breastfeeding Course on Friday, July 17, 2020

Intro Offered:
July 17, 2020

US – North Carolina, Charlotte

Workshop Type:
Birth Doula Workshop
Trainers:
Sally Riley, Linda Herrick
Dates:
July 23, 2020
July 24, 2020
July 25, 2020

Intro to Childbirth included on Thursday, July 23, 2020
Breastfeeding Course on Friday, July 24, 2020

Intro Offered:
July 23, 2020
Contact:
Hope Rowe, Office Manager
913-782-5116
office@acbe.com
http://www.acbe.com/workshop-schedule/

US – North Carolina, Raleigh

Workshop Type:
Birth Doula Workshop
Trainers:
Ann Tumblin
Dates:
July 25, 2020
July 26, 2020

Intro to Childbirth on Friday, July 24, 2020

Intro Offered:
July 24, 2020
Contact:

US – Georgia, Atlanta

Workshop Type:
Birth Doula Workshop
Trainers:
Sally Riley, Linda Herrick
Dates:
August 13, 2020
August 14, 2020
August 15, 2020

Intro to Childbirth included on Thursday, August 13, 2020
Breastfeeding Course on Friday, August 14, 2020

Intro Offered:
August 13, 2020
Contact:
Hope Rowe, Office Manager
913-782-5116
office@acbe.com
http://www.acbe.com/workshop-schedule/

US – Georgia, Kennesaw

Workshop Type:
Birth Doula Workshop
Trainers:
Annette Culp
Dates:
September 12, 2020
September 13, 2020

Intro to Childbirth and Breastfeeding Course on Sunday, September 6, 2020

Intro Offered:
September 6, 2020
Contact:

US – North Carolina, Topsail Beach

Workshop Type:
Birth Doula Workshop
Trainers:
Ann Tumblin
Dates:
September 26, 2020
September 27, 2020

Intro to Childbirth on Friday, September 25, 2020

Intro Offered:
September 25, 2020
Contact:

US – North Carolina, Charlotte

Workshop Type:
Birth Doula Workshop
Trainers:
Sally Riley, Linda Herrick
Dates:
October 1, 2020
October 2, 2020
October 3, 2020

Intro to Childbirth included on Thursday, October 1, 2020
Breastfeeding Course on Friday, October 2, 2020

Intro Offered:
October 1, 2020

US – Florida, Jacksonville

Workshop Type:
Birth Doula Workshop
Trainers:
Rae Davies
Dates:
October 2, 2020
October 3, 2020
October 4, 2020

Breastfeeding Course on Friday, October 2, 2020

US – North Carolina, Chapel Hill

Workshop Type:
Postpartum Doula Workshop
Trainers:
Marcia Thuermer
Dates:
October 9, 2020
October 10, 2020
October 11, 2020

US – North Carolina, Raleigh

Workshop Type:
Birth Doula Workshop
Trainers:
Ann Tumblin
Dates:
October 24, 2020
October 25, 2020

Intro to Childbirth on Friday, October 23, 2020

Intro Offered:
October 23, 2020
Contact:

US – North Carolina, Asheville

Workshop Type:
Postpartum Doula Workshop
Trainers:
Jen Chandlee
Dates:
November 6, 2020
November 7, 2020
November 8, 2020

US – North Carolina, Charlotte

Workshop Type:
Birth Doula Workshop
Trainers:
Tara Campbell
Dates:
November 7, 2020
November 8, 2020

Intro to Childbirth on Friday, November 6, 2020

Intro Offered:
November 6, 2020
Contact:

US – Georgia, Kennesaw

Workshop Type:
Birth Doula Workshop
Trainers:
Annette Culp
Dates:
November 21, 2020
November 22, 2020

Intro to Childbirth and Breastfeeding Course on Sunday, November 15, 2020

Intro Offered:
November 15, 2020
Contact:

Can’t find a nearby workshop?

Thank you for your interest in taking a DONA International doula training. If you entered your location in the search tool above and did not find a workshop in your area, please try the following:

    • Enter your city, state, province/area and choose 250 miles as the distance.
    • Contact one or more of the trainers who come up in the search within 250 miles of your area and inquire if any of those DONA approved doula trainers have a workshop scheduled for your area in the near future or are willing to bring a workshop to your area. Many trainers are happy to travel and to work with you to arrange a sponsored or hosted workshop in your area.