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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, Alameda

Workshop Type:
Birth Doula Workshop
Location Type:
online
Trainers:
Felicia Roche
Dates:
March 6, 2021
March 7, 2021

Intro to Childbirth on Saturday, February 27, 2020
Breastfeeding Course on Monday, March 8, 2021

Intro Offered:
February 27, 2021
Contact:

US – California, Monrovia

Workshop Type:
Birth Doula Workshop
Location Type:
online
Trainers:
Christine Cleary
Dates:
March 6, 2021
March 7, 2021
March 13, 2021
March 14, 2021

Intro to Childbirth on March 6, 2021
Breastfeeding Course on March 14, 2021

Intro Offered:
March 6, 2021
Contact:

US – California, Sacramento

Workshop Type:
Birth Doula Workshop
Location Type:
in-person
Trainers:
Janine Maitri
Dates:
March 7, 2021
March 8, 2021
March 9, 2021
March 10, 2021

Breastfeeding Course on March 15, 2021

Contact:

US – California, Los Angeles

Workshop Type:
Postpartum Doula Workshop
Location Type:
online
Trainers:
Kathrin Auger
Dates:
March 11, 2021
March 12, 2021
March 13, 2021
March 14, 2021

US – Nevada, Las Vegas

Workshop Type:
Birth Doula Workshop
Location Type:
online
Trainers:
Nikia Lawson
Dates:
March 12, 2021
March 13, 2021
March 14, 2021

Intro to Childbirth on March 2, 4, 9, 11, 2021
Breastfeeding Course on March 23, 2021

US – California, Los Angeles

Workshop Type:
Birth Doula Workshop
Location Type:
online
Trainers:
Ana Paula Markel
Dates:
March 20, 2021
March 21, 2021

Intro to Childbirth on March 19, 2021

Intro Offered:
March 19, 2021
Contact:

US – California, Los Angeles

Workshop Type:
Postpartum Doula Workshop
Location Type:
in-person
Trainers:
Yana Katzap-Nackman
Dates:
February 28, 2021
March 7, 2021
March 14, 2021
March 21, 2021

This workshop takes place on Sundays from February 28 - March 21, 2021
Breastfeeding Course on March 28, 2021

Contact:

U S- California, Los Angeles

Workshop Type:
Birth Doula Workshop
Location Type:
in-person
Trainers:
Atoosa Benji
Dates:
March 2, 2021
March 25, 2021

This workshop takes place on Tuesdays and Thursdays from March 2 - 25, 2021
Intro to Childbirth included
Breastfeeding Course on February 18, 2021

Contact:

US – California, Sacramento

Workshop Type:
Birth Doula Workshop
Location Type:
in-person
Trainers:
Janine Maitri
Dates:
April 9, 2021
April 10, 2021
April 11, 2021
Contact:

US – California, Santa Rosa

Workshop Type:
Birth Doula Workshop
Location Type:
in-person
Trainers:
Connie Sultana
Dates:
April 10, 2021
April 11, 2021

Intro to Childbirth on April 9, 2021

Intro Offered:
April 9, 2021
Contact:

US – California, Monrovia

Workshop Type:
Birth Doula Workshop
Location Type:
online
Trainers:
Christine Cleary
Dates:
April 17, 2021
April 18, 2021
April 24, 2021
April 25, 2021

Intro to Childbirth on April 17, 2021
Breastfeeding Course on April 25, 2021

Intro Offered:
April 17, 2021
Contact:

US – California, Los Angeles

Workshop Type:
Postpartum Doula Workshop
Location Type:
online
Trainers:
Kathrin Auger
Dates:
April 29, 2021
April 30, 2021
May 1, 2021
May 2, 2021

US – California, Los Angeles

Workshop Type:
Birth Doula Workshop
Location Type:
online
Trainers:
Ana Paula Markel
Dates:
May 16, 2021
May 17, 2021

Intro to Childbirth on May 14, 2021

Intro Offered:
May 14, 2021
Contact:

US – California, Sacramento

Workshop Type:
Birth Doula Workshop
Location Type:
in-person
Trainers:
Janine Maitri
Dates:
May 17, 2021
May 22, 2021

This workshop is 6 days long from May 17 - 22, 2021

Contact:

US – California, Irvine/Mission Viejo

Workshop Type:
Birth Doula Workshop
Location Type:
in-person
Trainers:
Stacey Scarborough
Dates:
May 22, 2021
May 23, 2021

Intro to Childbirth on Friday, May 21, 2021

Intro Offered:
May 21, 2021
Contact:

US – California, Santa Rosa

Workshop Type:
Birth Doula Workshop
Location Type:
in-person
Trainers:
Connie Sultana
Dates:
June 5, 2021
June 6, 2021

Intro to Childbirth on June 4, 2021

Intro Offered:
June 4, 2021
Contact:

US – California, Los Angeles

Workshop Type:
Birth Doula Workshop
Location Type:
online
Trainers:
Christine Cleary
Dates:
June 5, 2021
June 6, 2021
June 12, 2021
June 13, 2021

Intro to Childbirth on June 5, 2021
Breastfeeding Course on June 13, 2021

Intro Offered:
June 5, 2021
Contact:

US – California, Los Angeles

Workshop Type:
Postpartum Doula Workshop
Location Type:
online
Trainers:
Kathrin Auger
Dates:
June 10, 2021
June 11, 2021
June 12, 2021
June 13, 2021

Us – California, Alameda

Workshop Type:
Birth Doula Workshop
Location Type:
online
Trainers:
Felicia Roche
Dates:
June 19, 2021
June 20, 2021

Intro to Childbirth on Saturday, June 12, 2021
Breastfeeding Course on Monday, June 21, 2021

Intro Offered:
June 12, 2021
Contact:

US – California, Sacramento

Workshop Type:
Birth Doula Workshop
Location Type:
in-person
Trainers:
Janine Maitri
Dates:
June 20, 2021
June 21, 2021
June 22, 2021
June 23, 2021
Contact:

US – California, Los Angeles

Workshop Type:
Birth Doula Workshop
Location Type:
online
Trainers:
Christine Cleary
Dates:
August 14, 2021
August 15, 2021
August 21, 2021
August 22, 2021

Intro to Childbirth on August 14, 2021
Breastfeeding Course on August 22, 2021

Intro Offered:
August 14, 2021
Contact:

US – California, Los Angeles

Workshop Type:
Postpartum Doula Workshop
Location Type:
online
Trainers:
Kathrin Auger
Dates:
September 9, 2021
September 10, 2021
September 11, 2021
September 12, 2021

Us – California, Alameda

Workshop Type:
Birth Doula Workshop
Location Type:
online
Trainers:
Felicia Roche
Dates:
September 11, 2021
September 12, 2021

Intro to Childbirth on Saturday, September 4, 2021
Breastfeeding Course on Monday, September 13, 2021

Intro Offered:
September 4, 2021
Contact:

US – California, Los Angeles

Workshop Type:
Birth Doula Workshop
Location Type:
online
Trainers:
Christine Cleary
Dates:
October 2, 2021
October 3, 2021
October 9, 2021
October 10, 2021

Intro to Childbirth on October 2, 2021
Breastfeeding Course on October 10, 2021

Intro Offered:
October 2, 2021
Contact:

US – California, Santa Rosa

Workshop Type:
Birth Doula Workshop
Location Type:
in-person
Trainers:
Connie Sultana
Dates:
October 8, 2021
October 9, 2021

Intro to Childbirth on October 7, 2021

Intro Offered:
October 7, 2021

US – California, Los Angeles

Workshop Type:
Postpartum Doula Workshop
Location Type:
online
Trainers:
Kathrin Auger
Dates:
November 4, 2021
November 5, 2021
November 6, 2021
November 7, 2021

US – California, Alameda

Workshop Type:
Birth Doula Workshop
Location Type:
online
Trainers:
Felicia Roche
Dates:
November 12, 2021
November 13, 2021

Intro to Childbirth on Saturday, November 6, 2021
Breastfeeding Course on Sunday, November 14, 2021

Intro Offered:
November 6, 2021
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.