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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.

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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 – Ohio, Cincinnati

Workshop Type:
Birth Doula Workshop
Location Type:
online
Trainers:
Robin Elise Weiss
Dates:
January 22, 2021
January 23, 2021
January 24, 2021

Intro to Childbirth and Breastfeeding Course included

Contact:

US – Michigan, Ann Arbor

Workshop Type:
Birth Doula Workshop
Location Type:
online
Trainers:
Catherine (Kate) Stroud
Dates:
January 23, 2021
January 24, 2021
Contact:
Catherine (Kate) Stroud
734-395-6900
starcage@gmail.com
http://www.katestroud.com

US – Ohio, Cleveland

Workshop Type:
Birth Doula Workshop
Location Type:
online
Trainers:
Sunday Tortelli
Dates:
January 30, 2021
January 31, 2021

Intro to Childbirth on Friday, January 29, 2021
Breastfeeding Course on Thursday, January 28, 2021

Intro Offered:
January 29, 2021
Contact:

US – Kentucky, Louisville

Workshop Type:
Birth Doula Workshop
Location Type:
online
Trainers:
Robin Elise Weiss
Dates:
January 4, 2021
January 11, 2021
January 18, 2021
January 25, 2021
February 1, 2021

Intro to Childbirth and Breastfeeding Course included

US – Ohio, Columbus

Workshop Type:
Birth Doula Workshop
Location Type:
online
Trainers:
Robin Elise Weiss
Dates:
February 5, 2021
February 6, 2021
February 7, 2021

Intro to Childbirth and Breastfeeding Course included

Contact:

US – Michigan, Ann Arbor

Workshop Type:
Birth Doula Workshop
Location Type:
online
Trainers:
Patty Brennan
Dates:
February 5, 2021
February 6, 2021
February 7, 2021

Intro to Childbirth included
Breastfeeding Course on Tuesday, January 26, 2021

Contact:

US – Missouri, St. Louis

Workshop Type:
Birth Doula Workshop
Location Type:
online
Trainers:
Robin Elise Weiss
Dates:
February 8, 2021
March 8, 2021

This workshop takes place from February 8 - March 8, 2021
Intro to Childbirth and Breastfeeding Course included

US – Ohio, Cincinnati

Workshop Type:
Postpartum Doula Workshop
Location Type:
online
Trainers:
Jen Chandlee
Dates:
February 13, 2021
February 20, 2021
February 27, 2021

US – Illinois, Wheaton

Workshop Type:
Birth Doula Workshop
Location Type:
in-person
Trainers:
Lisa Upham
Dates:
February 19, 2021
February 20, 2021
February 21, 2021

Breastfeeding Course included

US – Michigan, Grand Rapids

Workshop Type:
Birth Doula Workshop
Location Type:
online
Trainers:
Jessica English
Dates:
February 19, 2021
February 20, 2021
February 21, 2021
February 22, 2021

Intro to Childbirth and Breastfeeding Course included

US – Illinois, Chicago

Workshop Type:
Postpartum Doula Workshop
Location Type:
online
Trainers:
Ann F Grauer
Dates:
January 11, 2021
March 1, 2021

This workshop takes place on Mondays from January 11 - March 1, 2021

US – Michigan, Ann Arbor

Workshop Type:
Postpartum Doula Workshop
Location Type:
online
Trainers:
Patty Brennan
Dates:
March 4, 2021
March 5, 2021
March 6, 2021
March 7, 2021

Breastfeeding Course included

Contact:

US – Indiana, Bloomington

Workshop Type:
Birth Doula Workshop
Location Type:
online
Trainers:
Molly Mendota
Dates:
January 16, 2021
March 10, 2021

Breastfeeding Course on Wednesday, January 20, 2021

Intro Offered:
January 16, 2021
January 23, 2021

US – Ohio, Cincinnati

Workshop Type:
Birth Doula Workshop
Location Type:
online
Trainers:
Jessica English
Dates:
March 19, 2021
March 20, 2021
March 21, 2021
March 22, 2021

Intro to Childbirth and Breastfeeding Course included

US – Illinois, Homewood

Workshop Type:
Birth Doula Workshop
Location Type:
in-person
Trainers:
Pamela King
Dates:
March 19, 2021
March 20, 2021
March 21, 2021

Intro to Childbirth on March 19, 2021
Breastfeeding Course on March 21, 2021

Intro Offered:
March 19, 2021

US – Michigan, Ann Arbor

Workshop Type:
Birth Doula Workshop
Location Type:
in-person
Trainers:
Catherine (Kate) Stroud
Dates:
March 20, 2021
March 21, 2021
Contact:
Catherine (Kate) Stroud
734-395-6900
starcage@gmail.com
http://www.katestroud.com

US – Ohio, Cleveland

Workshop Type:
Birth Doula Workshop
Location Type:
online
Trainers:
Sunday Tortelli
Dates:
March 27, 2021
March 28, 2021

Intro to Childbirth on Friday, March 26, 2021
Breastfeeding Course on Thursday, March 25, 2021

Intro Offered:
March 26, 2021
Contact:

US – Illinois, Springfield

Workshop Type:
Birth Doula Workshop
Location Type:
in-person
Trainers:
Robin Elise Weiss
Dates:
April 5, 2021
May 3, 2021

This workshop takes place from April 5 - May 3, 2021
Intro to Childbirth and Breastfeeding Course included

US – Illinois, Chicago

Workshop Type:
Postpartum Doula Workshop
Location Type:
online
Trainers:
Ann F Grauer
Dates:
April 9, 2021
April 10, 2021
April 11, 2021
Contact:

US – Kentucky, Louisville

Workshop Type:
Birth Doula Workshop
Location Type:
in-person
Trainers:
Robin Elise Weiss
Dates:
April 9, 2021
April 10, 2021
April 11, 2021

Intro to Childbirth and Breastfeeding Course included

US – Michigan, Lansing

Workshop Type:
Postpartum Doula Workshop
Location Type:
online
Trainers:
Jen Chandlee
Dates:
April 12, 2021
April 19, 2021
April 26, 2021

US – Michigan, Ann Arbor

Workshop Type:
Birth Doula Workshop
Location Type:
online
Trainers:
Patty Brennan
Dates:
April 16, 2021
April 17, 2021
April 18, 2021

Intro to Childbirth included
Breastfeeding Course on Tuesday, April 13, 2021

Contact:

US – Wisconsin, Milwaukee

Workshop Type:
Birth Doula Workshop
Location Type:
in-person
Trainers:
Amy Gilliland
Dates:
April 16, 2021
April 17, 2021
April 18, 2021
Intro Offered:
April 10, 2021
Contact:

US – Indiana, Crown Point (Chicagoland area)

Workshop Type:
Birth Doula Workshop
Location Type:
in-person
Trainers:
Louise Albrecht-Mallinger
Dates:
April 23, 2021
April 24, 2021
April 25, 2021
Contact:
Louise Albrecht-Mallinger
219-746-9134
Louise_Doula@yahoo.com
http://www.Better-Births.com

US – Michigan, Flint

Workshop Type:
Birth Doula Workshop
Location Type:
online
Trainers:
Nikia Lawson
Dates:
April 28, 2021
April 29, 2021
April 30, 2021

Intro to Childbirth on March 30, April 1, 6, 8, 2021
Breastfeeding Course on April 27, 2021

US – Michigan, Ann Arbor

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

Breastfeeding Course included

Contact:

US – Illinois, Elmhurst (Chicago Area)

Workshop Type:
Birth Doula Workshop
Location Type:
in-person
Trainers:
Rachel Wickersham
Dates:
April 30, 2021
May 1, 2021
May 2, 2021

Breastfeeding Course on Saturday, May 1, 2021

Contact:

US – Michigan, Ann Arbor

Workshop Type:
Birth Doula Workshop
Location Type:
in-person
Trainers:
Catherine (Kate) Stroud
Dates:
May 15, 2021
May 16, 2021

Intro to Childbirth on Friday, May 14, 2021

Intro Offered:
May 14, 2021
Contact:
Catherine (Kate) Stroud
734-395-6900
starcage@gmail.com
http://www.katestroud.com

US – Ohio, Cincinnati

Workshop Type:
Birth Doula Workshop
Location Type:
in-person
Trainers:
Robin Elise Weiss
Dates:
May 17, 2021
June 21, 2021

This workshop goes from May 17 - June 21, 2021
Intro to Childbirth and Breastfeeding Course included

US – Michigan, Grand Rapids

Workshop Type:
Birth Doula Workshop
Location Type:
online
Trainers:
Jessica English
Dates:
May 21, 2021
May 22, 2021
May 23, 2021
May 24, 2021

Intro to Childbirth and Breastfeeding Course included

US – Ohio, Cleveland

Workshop Type:
Birth Doula Workshop
Location Type:
online
Trainers:
Sunday Tortelli
Dates:
June 5, 2021
June 6, 2021

Intro to Childbirth on Friday, June 4, 2021
Breastfeeding Course on Thursday, June 3, 2021

Intro Offered:
June 4, 2021
Contact:

US – Michigan, Grand Rapids

Workshop Type:
Postpartum Doula Workshop
Location Type:
online
Trainers:
Jen Chandlee
Dates:
June 11, 2021
June 12, 2021
June 13, 2021

US – Michigan, Jackson

Workshop Type:
Birth Doula Workshop
Location Type:
online
Trainers:
Nikia Lawson
Dates:
June 11, 2021
June 12, 2021
June 13, 2021

Intro to Childbirth on June 1, 3, 8, 10, 2021
Breastfeeding Course on June 29, 2021

US – Illinois, Wheaton

Workshop Type:
Birth Doula Workshop
Location Type:
in-person
Trainers:
Lisa Upham
Dates:
July 9, 2021
July 10, 2021
July 11, 2021

Intro to Childbirth included

US – Michigan, Lansing

Workshop Type:
Birth Doula Workshop
Location Type:
in-person
Trainers:
Jessica English
Dates:
July 16, 2021
July 17, 2021
July 18, 2021
July 19, 2021

Intro to Childbirth and Breastfeeding Course included

US – Indiana, Crown Point (Chicagoland area)

Workshop Type:
Birth Doula Workshop
Location Type:
in-person
Trainers:
Louise Albrecht-Mallinger
Dates:
July 30, 2021
July 31, 2021
August 1, 2021
Contact:
Louise Albrecht-Mallinger
219-746-9134
Louise_Doula@yahoo.com
http://www.better-births.com

US – Indiana, Fort Wayne

Workshop Type:
Birth Doula Workshop
Location Type:
online
Trainers:
Jessica English
Dates:
August 4, 2021
August 5, 2021
August 6, 2021
August 7, 2021

Intro to Childbirth and Breastfeeding Course included

US – Wisconsin, Milwaukee

Workshop Type:
Birth Doula Workshop
Location Type:
online
Trainers:
Amy Gilliland
Dates:
August 20, 2021
August 21, 2021
August 22, 2021
Intro Offered:
August 18, 2021
August 19, 2021
Contact:

US – Ohio, Cincinnati

Workshop Type:
Birth Doula Workshop
Location Type:
online
Trainers:
Jessica English
Dates:
September 17, 2021
September 18, 2021
September 19, 2021
September 20, 2021

Intro to Childbirth and Breastfeeding Course included

US – Michigan, Ann Arbor

Workshop Type:
Birth Doula Workshop
Location Type:
in-person
Trainers:
Catherine (Kate) Stroud
Dates:
September 18, 2021
September 19, 2021
Contact:
Catherine (Kate) Stroud
734-395-6900
starcage@gmail.com
http://www.katestroud.com

US – Wisconsin, Milwaukee

Workshop Type:
Birth Doula Workshop
Location Type:
in-person
Trainers:
Amy L. Gilliland
Dates:
September 24, 2021
September 25, 2021
September 26, 2021
Intro Offered:
September 23, 2021
Contact:

US – Illinois, Wheaton

Workshop Type:
Birth Doula Workshop
Location Type:
in-person
Trainers:
Lisa Upham
Dates:
October 22, 2021
October 23, 2021
October 24, 2021

Breastfeeding Course included

US – Michigan, Grand Rapids

Workshop Type:
Birth Doula Workshop
Location Type:
in-person
Trainers:
Jessica English
Dates:
October 22, 2021
October 23, 2021
October 24, 2021
October 25, 2021

Intro to Childbirth and Breastfeeding Course included

US – Indiana, Indianapolis

Workshop Type:
Birth Doula Workshop
Location Type:
in-person
Trainers:
Robin Elise Weiss
Dates:
November 12, 2021
November 13, 2021
November 14, 2021

Intro to Childbirth and Breastfeeding Course included

US – Michigan, Ann Arbor

Workshop Type:
Birth Doula Workshop
Location Type:
in-person
Trainers:
Catherine (Kate) Stroud
Dates:
November 13, 2021
November 14, 2021
Contact:
Catherine (Kate) Stroud
734-395-6900
starcage@gmail.com
http://www.katestroud.com

US – Indiana, Crown Point (Chicagoland area)

Workshop Type:
Birth Doula Workshop
Location Type:
in-person
Trainers:
Louise Albrecht-Mallinger
Dates:
November 19, 2021
November 20, 2021
November 21, 2021
Contact:
Louise Albrecht-Mallinger
219-746-9134
Louise_Doula@yahoo.com
http://www.better-births.com

US – Kentucky, Louisville

Workshop Type:
Birth Doula Workshop
Location Type:
in-person
Trainers:
Robin Elise Weiss
Dates:
December 3, 2021
December 4, 2021
December 5, 2021

Intro to Childbirth and Breastfeeding Course included

US – Illinois, Elmhurst (Chicago Area)

Workshop Type:
Birth Doula Workshop
Location Type:
in-person
Trainers:
Rachel Wickersham
Dates:
December 10, 2021
December 11, 2021
December 12, 2021

Breastfeeding Course on Saturday, December 11, 2021

Contact:

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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:

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    • 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.