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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 – Virginia, Richmond

Workshop Type:
Postpartum Doula Workshop
Location Type:
online
Trainers:
Kathy M Stewart
Dates:
January 27, 2021
January 28, 2021
January 29, 2021
January 30, 2021
Contact:

US – Washington, DC

Workshop Type:
Birth Doula Workshop
Location Type:
online
Trainers:
Nicole Heidbreder
Dates:
January 28, 2021
January 29, 2021
January 30, 2021
January 31, 2021

Intro to Childbirth included
Breastfeeding Course on February 8, 2021

Contact:

US – Washington, DC

Workshop Type:
Postpartum Doula Workshop
Location Type:
online
Trainers:
Ann F Grauer
Dates:
March 12, 2021
March 13, 2021
Contact:

Us – Virginia, Richmond

Workshop Type:
Birth Doula Workshop
Location Type:
online
Trainers:
Kathy M Stewart
Dates:
March 17, 2021
March 18, 2021
March 19, 2021
March 20, 2021
Contact:

US – Washington, DC

Workshop Type:
Birth Doula Workshop
Location Type:
in-person
Trainers:
Nicole Heidbreder
Dates:
March 18, 2021
March 19, 2021
March 20, 2021
March 21, 2021

Intro to Childbirth included
Breastfeeding Course on March 29, 2021

Contact:

Us – Virginia, Richmond

Workshop Type:
Postpartum Doula Workshop
Location Type:
online
Trainers:
Kathy M Stewart
Dates:
April 14, 2021
April 15, 2021
April 16, 2021
April 17, 2021
Contact:

US – Maryland, Rockville

Workshop Type:
Postpartum Doula Workshop
Location Type:
online
Trainers:
Marcia Thuermer
Dates:
April 30, 2021
May 1, 2021
May 2, 2021

US – Washington, DC

Workshop Type:
Birth Doula Workshop
Location Type:
in-person
Trainers:
Nicole Heidbreder
Dates:
May 20, 2021
May 21, 2021
May 22, 2021
May 23, 2021

Intro to Childbirth included
Breastfeeding Course on June 2, 2021

Contact:

US – Virginia, Richmond

Workshop Type:
Birth Doula Workshop
Location Type:
online
Trainers:
Sally Riley, Linda Herrick
Dates:
June 25, 2021
June 26, 2021
June 27, 2021

Intro to Childbirth and Breastfeeding Course on Friday, June 25, 2021

Intro Offered:
June 25, 2021

US – Virginia, Richmond

Workshop Type:
Birth Doula Workshop
Location Type:
in-person
Trainers:
Kathy M Stewart
Dates:
July 14, 2021
July 15, 2021
July 16, 2021
July 17, 2021
Contact:

US – Washington, DC

Workshop Type:
Birth Doula Workshop
Location Type:
in-person
Trainers:
Nicole Heidbreder
Dates:
July 15, 2021
July 16, 2021
July 17, 2021
July 18, 2021

Intro to Childbirth included
Breastfeeding Course on July 26, 2021

Contact:

US – Virginia, Richmond

Workshop Type:
Postpartum Doula Workshop
Location Type:
in-person
Trainers:
Kathy M Stewart
Dates:
August 11, 2021
August 12, 2021
August 13, 2021
August 14, 2021
Contact:

US – Delaware, Wilmington

Workshop Type:
Birth Doula Workshop
Location Type:
online
Trainers:
Nikia Lawson
Dates:
August 19, 2021
August 20, 2021
August 21, 2021

Intro to Childbirth on August 3, 5, 10, 12, 2021
Breastfeeding Course on August 24, 2021

US – Washington, DC

Workshop Type:
Birth Doula Workshop
Location Type:
online
Trainers:
Nicole Heidbreder
Dates:
September 23, 2021
September 24, 2021
September 25, 2021
September 26, 2021

Intro to Childbirth included
Breastfeeding Course on October 4, 2021

Contact:

US – Virginia, Richmond

Workshop Type:
Birth Doula Workshop
Location Type:
in-person
Trainers:
Kathy M Stewart
Dates:
October 6, 2021
October 7, 2021
October 8, 2021
October 9, 2021
Contact:

US – Virginia, Richmond

Workshop Type:
Postpartum Doula Workshop
Location Type:
in-person
Trainers:
Kathy M Stewart
Dates:
October 20, 2021
October 21, 2021
October 22, 2021
October 23, 2021
Contact:

US – Maryland, Baltimore

Workshop Type:
Birth Doula Workshop
Location Type:
online
Trainers:
Nikia Lawson
Dates:
October 20, 2021
October 21, 2021
October 22, 2021

Intro to Childbirth on October 5, 7, 12, 14, 2021
Breastfeeding Course on October 26, 2021

US – Washington, DC

Workshop Type:
Birth Doula Workshop
Location Type:
in-person
Trainers:
Nicole Heidbreder
Dates:
November 11, 2021
November 12, 2021
November 13, 2021
November 14, 2021

Intro to Childbirth included
Breastfeeding Course on November 22, 2021

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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.