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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 – Washington, DC

Workshop Type:
Birth Doula Workshop
Trainers:
Nicole Heidbreder
Dates:
May 29, 2020
May 30, 2020
May 31, 2020
June 1, 2020

Intro to Childbirth and Breastfeeding Course included

Contact:

US – Virginia, Chantilly

Workshop Type:
Birth Doula Workshop
Trainers:
Amy Bookwalter
Dates:
June 23, 2020
June 24, 2020
June 25, 2020

Intro to Childbirth: See Website for dates https://rosebuddoula.com/products/doulatraining-childbirth-education
Breastfeeding Course included

Contact:

US – Washington, DC

Workshop Type:
Birth Doula Workshop
Trainers:
Nicole Heidbreder
Dates:
June 26, 2020
June 27, 2020
June 28, 2020
June 29, 2020

Intro to Childbirth and Breastfeeding Course included

Contact:

US – Virginia, Richmond

Workshop Type:
Birth Doula Workshop
Trainers:
Sally Riley, Linda Herrick
Dates:
July 9, 2020
July 10, 2020
July 11, 2020

Intro to Childbirth included on Thursday, July 9, 2020
Breastfeeding Course on Friday, July 10, 2020

Intro Offered:
July 9, 2020

US – Washington, DC

Workshop Type:
Birth Doula Workshop
Trainers:
Nicole Heidbreder
Dates:
July 24, 2020
July 25, 2020
July 26, 2020
July 27, 2020

Intro to Childbirth and Breastfeeding Course included

Contact:

US – Virginia, Chantilly

Workshop Type:
Birth Doula Workshop
Trainers:
Amy Bookwalter
Dates:
August 5, 2020
August 6, 2020
August 7, 2020

Intro to Childbirth: See Website for dates https://rosebuddoula.com/products/doulatraining-childbirth-education
Breastfeeding Course included

Contact:

US – Pennsylvania, Camp Hill

Workshop Type:
Continuing Education Workshop
Trainers:
Sunday Tortelli
Dates:
August 13, 2020

Use of TENS in Labor for Birth Doulas
2 Contact Hours

US – Pennsylvania, Camp Hill

Workshop Type:
Birth Doula Workshop
Trainers:
Sunday Tortelli
Dates:
August 15, 2020
August 16, 2020

Intro to Childbirth and Breastfeeding Course on Friday, August 14, 2020

Intro Offered:
August 14, 2020

US – Washington, DC

Workshop Type:
Birth Doula Workshop
Trainers:
Nicole Heidbreder
Dates:
September 25, 2020
September 26, 2020
September 27, 2020
September 28, 2020

Intro to Childbirth and Breastfeeding Course included

Contact:

US – Maryland, Rockville

Workshop Type:
Postpartum Doula Workshop
Trainers:
Marcia Thuermer
Dates:
September 25, 2020
September 26, 2020
September 27, 2020

US – Virginia, Chantilly

Workshop Type:
Birth Doula Workshop
Trainers:
Amy Bookwalter
Dates:
October 22, 2020
October 23, 2020
October 24, 2020

Intro to Childbirth: See Website for dates https://rosebuddoula.com/products/doulatraining-childbirth-education
Breastfeeding Course included

Contact:

US – Washington, DC

Workshop Type:
Birth Doula Workshop
Trainers:
Nicole Heidbreder
Dates:
November 6, 2020
November 7, 2020
November 8, 2020
November 9, 2020

Intro to Childbirth and Breastfeeding Course included

Contact:

US – Virginia, Fredericksburg

Workshop Type:
Birth Doula Workshop
Trainers:
Sally Riley, Linda Herrick
Dates:
November 12, 2020
November 13, 2020
November 14, 2020

Intro to Childbirth included on Thursday, November 12, 2020
Breastfeeding Course on Friday, November 13, 2020

Intro Offered:
November 12, 2020

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.