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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 – California, Los Angeles

Workshop Type:
Postpartum Doula Workshop
Location Type:
in-person
Trainers:
Kathrin Auger
Dates:
December 9, 2021
December 10, 2021
December 11, 2021
December 12, 2021
Contact:

United State – California, Sacramento

Workshop Type:
Birth Doula Workshop
Location Type:
Virtual
Trainers:
Janine Maitri
Dates:
December 11, 2021
December 12, 2021

Intro to Childbirth: December 10, 2021

Contact:

US – California, Los Angeles

Workshop Type:
Birth Doula Workshop
Location Type:
Virtual
Trainers:
Ana Paula Markel
Dates:
December 11, 2021
December 12, 2021
Intro Offered:
December 10, 2021
Contact:

US – California, Los Angeles

Workshop Type:
Birth Doula Workshop
Location Type:
Virtual
Trainers:
Christine Cleary
Dates:
January 8, 2022
January 9, 2022
January 15, 2022
January 16, 2022

Intro to Childbirth on January 8, 2022
Breastfeeding Course on January 16, 2022

Contact:

US – California, Sacramento

Workshop Type:
Birth Doula Workshop
Location Type:
Virtual
Trainers:
Janine Maitri
Dates:
January 10, 2022
January 11, 2022
January 12, 2022

Optional Intro to Childbirth, Included/mandatory

US – California, Los Angeles

Workshop Type:
Postpartum Doula Workshop
Location Type:
Virtual
Trainers:
Kathrin Auger
Dates:
January 13, 2022
January 14, 2022
January 15, 2022
January 16, 2022

US – California, Sacramento

Workshop Type:
Postpartum Doula Workshop
Location Type:
Virtual
Trainers:
Kathrin Auger
Dates:
January 13, 2022
January 14, 2022
January 15, 2022
January 16, 2022

US – California, Los Angeles

Workshop Type:
Birth Doula Workshop
Location Type:
Virtual
Trainers:
Ana Paula Markel
Dates:
January 15, 2022
January 16, 2022

Optional Intro to Childbirth, January 14, 2022

Contact:

US – California, Santa Rosa

Workshop Type:
Birth Doula Workshop
Location Type:
in-person
Trainers:
Connie Sultana
Dates:
January 15, 2022
January 16, 2022

Optional Intro to Childbirth: January 14, 2022

Contact:

US – California, Sacramento

Workshop Type:
Birth Doula Workshop
Location Type:
in-person
Trainers:
Janine Maitri
Dates:
January 19, 2022
January 20, 2022
January 21, 2022
January 22, 2022
January 23, 2022

Intro to Childbirth Included

US – California, Alameda

Workshop Type:
Birth Doula Workshop
Location Type:
Virtual
Trainers:
Felicia Roche
Dates:
January 22, 2022
January 23, 2022
Contact:

US – California, Sacramento

Workshop Type:
Postpartum Doula Workshop
Location Type:
in-person
Trainers:
Kathrin Auger
Dates:
January 27, 2022
January 28, 2022
January 29, 2022
January 30, 2022

US – California, Irvine

Workshop Type:
Birth Doula Workshop
Location Type:
in-person
Trainers:
Stacey Scarborough
Dates:
February 5, 2022
February 6, 2022

Optional Intro to Childbirth, February 4, 2022

Contact:

US – California, Los Angeles

Workshop Type:
Postpartum Doula Workshop
Location Type:
in-person
Trainers:
Kathrin Auger
Dates:
February 17, 2022
February 18, 2022
February 19, 2022
February 20, 2022

US – California, Los Angeles

Workshop Type:
Birth Doula Workshop
Location Type:
Virtual
Trainers:
Christine Cleary
Dates:
February 19, 2022
February 20, 2022
February 26, 2022
February 27, 2022

Intro to Childbirth on February 19, 2022
Breastfeeding Course on February 27, 2022

Contact:

US – California, Sacramento

Workshop Type:
Birth Doula Workshop
Location Type:
in-person
Trainers:
Janine Maitri
Dates:
February 23, 2022
February 24, 2022
February 25, 2022
February 26, 2022
February 27, 2022

Intro to Childbirth Included

US – California, Los Angeles

Workshop Type:
Postpartum Doula Workshop
Location Type:
Virtual
Trainers:
Kathrin Auger
Dates:
March 10, 2022
March 11, 2022
March 12, 2022
March 13, 2022

US – California, Sacramento

Workshop Type:
Postpartum Doula Workshop
Location Type:
Virtual
Trainers:
Kathrin Auger
Dates:
March 10, 2022
March 11, 2022
March 12, 2022
March 13, 2022

US – California, Los Angeles

Workshop Type:
Birth Doula Workshop
Location Type:
Virtual
Trainers:
Ana Paula Markel
Dates:
March 12, 2022
March 13, 2022

Optional Intro to Childbirth, March 11, 2022

Contact:

US – California, Sacramento

Workshop Type:
Birth Doula Workshop
Location Type:
in-person
Trainers:
Janine Maitri
Dates:
March 23, 2022
March 24, 2022
March 25, 2022
March 26, 2022
March 27, 2022

Intro to Childbirth, Included

US – California, Los Angeles

Workshop Type:
Birth Doula Workshop
Location Type:
Virtual
Trainers:
Christine Cleary
Dates:
March 26, 2022
March 27, 2022
April 2, 2022
April 3, 2022

Intro to Childbirth on March 26, 2022
Breastfeeding Course on April 3, 2022

Contact:

US – California, Sacramento

Workshop Type:
Birth Doula Workshop
Location Type:
Virtual
Trainers:
Janine Maitri
Dates:
April 1, 2022
April 2, 2022
April 3, 2022

US – California, Los Angeles

Workshop Type:
Postpartum Doula Workshop
Location Type:
in-person
Trainers:
Kathrin Auger
Dates:
April 28, 2022
April 29, 2022
April 30, 2022
May 1, 2022

US – California, Winchester

Workshop Type:
Birth Doula Workshop
Location Type:
in-person
Trainers:
Diana Kay
Dates:
April 30, 2022
May 1, 2022

Optional Intro to Childbirth, April 29, 2022

Contact:

US – California, Los Angeles

Workshop Type:
Birth Doula Workshop
Location Type:
Virtual
Trainers:
Ana Paula Markel
Dates:
May 14, 2022
May 15, 2022

Optional Intro to Childbirth, May 13, 2022

Contact:

US – California, Alameda

Workshop Type:
Birth Doula Workshop
Location Type:
Virtual
Trainers:
Felicia Roche
Dates:
May 14, 2022
May 15, 2022
Contact:

US – California, Los Angles

Workshop Type:
Birth Doula Workshop
Location Type:
Virtual
Trainers:
Christine Cleary
Dates:
May 14, 2022
May 15, 2022
May 21, 2022
May 22, 2022

Intro to Childbirth and Breastfeeding Course, Included. May 14, 2022 & May 22, 2022

Contact:

US – California, Los Angeles

Workshop Type:
Postpartum Doula Workshop
Location Type:
Virtual
Trainers:
Kathrin Auger
Dates:
May 19, 2022
May 20, 2022
May 21, 2022
May 22, 2022

US – California, Sacramento

Workshop Type:
Continuing Education Workshop
Location Type:
in-person
Trainers:
Jennifer Jordan
Dates:
December 4, 2021
May 23, 2022

Beyond the Latch: Understanding Breastfeeding Problems and Interventions
4 Contact Hours
This class takes an in-depth look at conditions and situations that increase risk of breastfeeding difficulty, often leading to failure, while providing information on appropriate interventions and support.

US – Los Angeles, California

Workshop Type:
Birth Doula Workshop
Location Type:
Virtual
Trainers:
Christine Cleary
Dates:
June 18, 2022
June 19, 2022
June 25, 2022
June 26, 2022

Intro to Childbirth and Breastfeeding Course Included. August 20, 2022 & August 28, 2022

Contact:

US – California, Los Angeles

Workshop Type:
Postpartum Doula Workshop
Location Type:
Virtual
Trainers:
Kathrin Auger
Dates:
June 23, 2022
June 24, 2022
June 25, 2022
June 26, 2022

US – California, Winchester

Workshop Type:
Birth Doula Workshop
Location Type:
in-person
Trainers:
Diana Kay
Dates:
July 16, 2022
July 17, 2022

Optional Intro to Childbirth, July 15, 2022

Contact:

US – California, Los Angeles

Workshop Type:
Birth Doula Workshop
Location Type:
Virtual
Trainers:
Christine Cleary
Dates:
August 20, 2022
August 21, 2022
August 27, 2022
August 28, 2022

Intro to Childbirth and Breastfeeding Course Included, August 20, 2022 & August 28, 2022

Contact:

US – California, Los Angeles

Workshop Type:
Postpartum Doula Workshop
Location Type:
Virtual
Trainers:
Kathrin Auger
Dates:
August 25, 2022
August 26, 2022
August 27, 2022
August 28, 2022

US – California, Alameda

Workshop Type:
Birth Doula Workshop
Location Type:
Virtual
Trainers:
Felicia Roche
Dates:
August 27, 2022
August 28, 2022
Contact:

US – California, Los Angeles

Workshop Type:
Postpartum Doula Workshop
Location Type:
in-person
Trainers:
Kathrin Auger
Dates:
September 15, 2022
September 16, 2022
September 17, 2022
September 18, 2022

US – California, Los Angeles

Workshop Type:
Postpartum Doula Workshop
Location Type:
Virtual
Trainers:
Kathrin Auger
Dates:
October 20, 2022
October 21, 2022
October 22, 2022
October 23, 2022

US – California, Los Angeles

Workshop Type:
Postpartum Doula Workshop
Location Type:
in-person
Trainers:
Kathrin Auger
Dates:
November 3, 2022
November 4, 2022
November 5, 2022
November 6, 2022

US – California, Winchester

Workshop Type:
Birth Doula Workshop
Location Type:
in-person
Trainers:
Diana Kay
Dates:
December 3, 2022
December 4, 2022

Optional Intro to Childbirth, December 2, 2022

Contact:

US – California, Los Angeles

Workshop Type:
Postpartum Doula Workshop
Location Type:
Virtual
Trainers:
Kathrin Auger
Dates:
December 8, 2022
December 9, 2022
December 10, 2022
December 11, 2022

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.