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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 – New York, New York

Workshop Type:
Birth Doula Workshop
Location Type:
Virtual
Trainers:
Rina Rios
Dates:
January 7, 2022
January 8, 2022
January 9, 2022

Intro to Childbirth *not optional,* January 7, 2022

Contact:

US – New York, Tribeca

Workshop Type:
Birth Doula Workshop
Location Type:
hybrid
Trainers:
Debra Pascali-Bonaro
Dates:
January 13, 2022
January 14, 2022
January 15, 2022
January 16, 2022

January 13 & 14 (Virtual)
January 15, (In-Person)
January 16, (Virtual)

US – New Jersey, Rivervale

Workshop Type:
Birth Doula Workshop
Location Type:
Virtual
Trainers:
Debra Pascali-Bonaro
Dates:
January 18, 2022
March 2, 2022

January 18: Introduction | 4:00-6:00 PM ET
January 19: Intro. to Childbirth Part 1 | 4:00-8:00 PM ET
February 1: Intro. to Childbirth Part 2 | 4:00-8:00 PM ET
February 2: Intro. to Breastfeeding | 4:30-8:00 PM ET
February 8: Birth Doula Training Day 1 | 4:00-8:00 PM ET
February 9: Birth Doula Training Day 2 | 4:00-8:00 PM ET
February 15: Birth Doula Training Day 3 | 4:00-8:00 PM ET
February 16: Birth Doula Training Day 4 | 4:00-8:00 PM ET
February 22: Birth Doula Training Day 5 | 4:00-8:00 PM ET
March 1: Birth Doula Training Day 6 | 4:00-8:00 PM ET
March 2: DONA Certification & Business | 4:00-6:00 PM ET (BONUS)

Optional Intro to Childbirth, December 6 & December 13, 2021
Optional Breastfeeding Course, December 20, 2021

US – New York, New York

Workshop Type:
Postpartum Doula Workshop
Location Type:
Virtual
Trainers:
Debra Pascali-Bonaro
Dates:
January 25, 2022
January 26, 2022
January 27, 2022
January 28, 2022

US – New York, Tribeca

Workshop Type:
Postpartum Doula Workshop
Location Type:
Virtual
Trainers:
Debra Pascali-Bonaro
Dates:
January 25, 2022
January 26, 2022
January 27, 2022
January 28, 2022

US – New York, New York

Workshop Type:
Postpartum Doula Workshop
Location Type:
Virtual
Trainers:
Ann Grauer
Dates:
February 18, 2022
February 19, 2022
February 20, 2022

US – New York, Manhattan

Workshop Type:
Birth Doula Workshop
Location Type:
Virtual
Trainers:
Tara Campbell
Dates:
March 12, 2022
March 13, 2022

Optional Intro to Childbirth, March 11, 2022
Optional Breastfeeding Course, March 11, 2022

Contact:

US – New York, Tribeca

Workshop Type:
Birth Doula Workshop
Location Type:
Virtual
Trainers:
Debra Pascali-Bonaro
Dates:
March 30, 2022
March 31, 2022
April 1, 2022

Intro to Childbirth Included, March 29, 2022

US – New York, Tribeca

Workshop Type:
Birth Doula Workshop
Location Type:
Virtual
Trainers:
Debra Pascali-Bonaro
Dates:
June 8, 2022
June 9, 2022
June 10, 2022

Intro to Childbirth Included, June 7, 2022

US – New Jersey, Rivervale

Workshop Type:
Postpartum Doula Workshop
Location Type:
in-person
Trainers:
Debra Pascali-Bonaro
Dates:
June 21, 2022
June 22, 2022
June 23, 2022
June 24, 2022

US – New York, Tribeca

Workshop Type:
Postpartum Doula Workshop
Location Type:
Virtual
Trainers:
Debra Pascali-Bonaro
Dates:
June 21, 2022
June 22, 2022
June 23, 2022
June 24, 2022

US- New York, Tribeca

Workshop Type:
Birth Doula Workshop
Location Type:
Virtual
Trainers:
Debra Pascali-Bonaro
Dates:
August 17, 2022
August 18, 2022
August 19, 2022

Intro to Childbirth Included, August 16, 2022

US – New York, Tribeca

Workshop Type:
Birth Doula Workshop
Location Type:
Virtual
Trainers:
Debra Pascali-Bonaro
Dates:
October 5, 2022
October 6, 2022
October 7, 2022

Intro to Childbirth Included, October 4, 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.