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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 – Kansas, Olathe (Kansas City)

Workshop Type:
Birth Doula Workshop
Location Type:
in-person
Trainers:
Sally Riley, Linda Herrick
Dates:
April 23, 2021
April 24, 2021
April 25, 2021

Intro to Childbirth and Breastfeeding Course on Friday, April 23, 2021

Intro Offered:
April 23, 2021

US – Minnesota, St. Paul – ONLINE

Workshop Type:
Continuing Education Workshop
Location Type:
online
Trainers:
Hamline University Center for Justice and Law
Dates:
April 30, 2021

Reproductive (In)Justice: Birth Behind Bars
4 Contact Hours
Visit: http://www.hamline.edu/center-justice-law

US – Illinois, Springfield

Workshop Type:
Birth Doula Workshop
Location Type:
online
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 – Wisconsin, Madison

Workshop Type:
Birth Doula Workshop
Location Type:
online
Trainers:
Amy L Gilliland
Dates:
March 31, 2021
May 5, 2021

This workshops takes place on Wednesdays from March 31 - May 5, 2021
Intro to Childbirth on March 17 & 24, 2021

Intro Offered:
March 17, 2021
March 24, 2021
Contact:

US – Minnesota, Minneapolis/St. Paul

Workshop Type:
Birth Doula Workshop
Location Type:
in-person
Trainers:
Marla Devens
Dates:
May 15, 2021
May 16, 2021

Intro to Childbirth and Breastfeeding Course on May 14, 2021

Intro Offered:
May 14, 2021
Contact:

US – Wisconsin, Madison

Workshop Type:
Birth Doula Workshop
Location Type:
online
Trainers:
Amy L Gilliland
Dates:
May 21, 2021
May 22, 2021
May 23, 2021

Intro to Childbirth on May 15 & 16, 2021

Intro Offered:
May 15, 2021
May 16, 2021
Contact:

US- Wisconsin, Sun Prairie

Workshop Type:
Birth Doula Workshop
Location Type:
in-person
Trainers:
Emily Shier
Dates:
May 21, 2021
May 22, 2021
May 23, 2021
Contact:

US – Wisconsin, Madison

Workshop Type:
Birth Doula Workshop
Location Type:
online
Trainers:
Amy L Gilliland
Dates:
June 2, 2021
July 7, 2021

This workshop takes place on Wednesdays from June 2 - July 7, 2021
Intro to Childbirth on May 19 & 26, 2021

Contact:

US – Minnesota, Chanhassen

Workshop Type:
Birth Doula Workshop
Location Type:
in-person
Trainers:
Jeannie Baron
Dates:
June 4, 2021
June 5, 2021
June 6, 2021

US – Kansas, Olathe

Workshop Type:
Birth Doula Workshop
Location Type:
online
Trainers:
Vanessa Flood
Dates:
June 5, 2021
June 6, 2021

Intro to Childbirth and Breastfeeding Course on Friday, June 4, 2021

Intro Offered:
June 4, 2021

US – Kansas, Olathe

Workshop Type:
Postpartum Doula Workshop
Location Type:
online
Trainers:
Marcia Thuermer
Dates:
June 18, 2021
June 19, 2021
June 20, 2021

US – Nebraska, Omaha

Workshop Type:
Birth Doula Workshop
Location Type:
online
Trainers:
Robin Elise Weiss
Dates:
July 23, 2021
July 24, 2021
July 25, 2021

Intro to Childbirth and Breastfeeding Course included

Contact:

US – Kansas, Olathe

Workshop Type:
Birth Doula Workshop
Location Type:
online
Trainers:
Vanessa Flood
Dates:
July 24, 2021
July 25, 2021

Intro to Childbirth and Breastfeeding Course on Friday, July 23, 2021

Intro Offered:
July 23, 2021
Contact:

US – Minnesota, Minneapolis/St. Paul

Workshop Type:
Birth Doula Workshop
Location Type:
in-person
Trainers:
Marla Devens
Dates:
August 14, 2021
August 15, 2021

Intro to Childbirth and Breastfeeding Course on August 13, 2021

Intro Offered:
August 13, 2021
Contact:

US – Kansas, Olathe

Workshop Type:
Birth Doula Workshop
Location Type:
online
Trainers:
Vanessa Flood
Dates:
October 2, 2021
October 3, 2021

Intro to Childbirth and Breastfeeding Course on Friday, October 1, 2021

Intro Offered:
October 1, 2021
Contact:

US – Nebraska, Omaha

Workshop Type:
Birth Doula Workshop
Location Type:
in-person
Trainers:
Sally Riley, Linda Herrick
Dates:
October 15, 2021
October 16, 2021
October 17, 2021

Intro to Childbirth and Breastfeeding Course on Friday, October 15, 2021

Intro Offered:
October 15, 2021

US – Wisconsin, Madison

Workshop Type:
Birth Doula Workshop
Location Type:
in-person
Trainers:
Amy Gilliland
Dates:
October 22, 2021
October 23, 2021
October 24, 2021
Intro Offered:
October 16, 2021
Contact:

US – Kansas, Olathe (Kansas City)

Workshop Type:
Birth Doula Workshop
Location Type:
in-person
Trainers:
Sally Riley, Linda Herrick
Dates:
November 5, 2021
November 6, 2021
November 7, 2021

Intro to Childbirth and Breastfeeding Course on Friday, November 5, 2021

Intro Offered:
November 5, 2021

US – Kansas, Olathe

Workshop Type:
Birth Doula Workshop
Location Type:
online
Trainers:
Vanessa Flood
Dates:
December 4, 2021
December 5, 2021

Intro to Childbirth and Breastfeeding Course on December 3, 2021

Intro Offered:
December 3, 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.