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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 – Maine, Brewer

Workshop Type:
Birth Doula Workshop
Location Type:
in-person
Trainers:
Evelyn Conrad
Dates:
October 1, 2021
October 2, 2021
October 3, 2021
Contact:

US – New York, New York

Workshop Type:
Birth Doula Workshop
Location Type:
online
Trainers:
Rina Ríos
Dates:
October 3, 2021
October 10, 2021
October 17, 2021

This workshop is on three consecutive Sunday's
Intro to Childbirth included on October 3, 2021

Contact:

US – Connecticut, Hartfod

Workshop Type:
Birth Doula Workshop
Location Type:
in-person
Trainers:
Tara Campbell
Dates:
October 9, 2021
October 10, 2021

Intro to Childbirth and Breastfeeding Course on October 8, 2021

Intro Offered:
October 8, 2021
Contact:

US – Massachusetts, Boston

Workshop Type:
Birth Doula Workshop
Location Type:
online
Trainers:
Tara Campbell
Dates:
October 23, 2021
October 24, 2021

Intro to Childbirth and Breastfeeding Course on October 22, 2021

Intro Offered:
October 22, 2021
Contact:

US – New York, Brooklyn

Workshop Type:
Birth Doula Workshop
Location Type:
in-person
Trainers:
Bruchy Mayer
Dates:
November 1, 2021
November 2, 2021
November 3, 2021

Intro to Childbirth, November 1, 2021

Intro Offered:
November 1, 2021
Contact:
Bruchy Mayer
917-776-8542
bmcarewithlove@gmail.com

US – Maine, Bridgton

Workshop Type:
Birth Doula Workshop
Location Type:
online
Trainers:
Tara Campbell
Dates:
November 6, 2021
November 7, 2021
Contact:

US – Massachusetts, Boston

Workshop Type:
Birth Doula Workshop
Location Type:
in-person
Trainers:
Laura DePasquale
Dates:
November 6, 2021
November 7, 2021

Intro to Childbirth November 5, 2021
Breastfeeding Course November 7, 2021

US – New York, Monsey

Workshop Type:
Birth Doula Workshop
Location Type:
in-person
Trainers:
Bruchy Mayer
Dates:
November 8, 2021
November 9, 2021
November 10, 2021

Intro to Childbirth, November 8, 2021

Intro Offered:
November 8, 2021
Contact:
Bruchy Mayer
917-776-8542
bmcarewithlove@gmail.com

US – Maine, Portland

Workshop Type:
Postpartum Doula Workshop
Location Type:
online
Trainers:
Krista Maltais
Dates:
November 11, 2021
November 12, 2021
November 13, 2021
November 14, 2021

US – New York, Brooklyn

Workshop Type:
Birth Doula Workshop
Location Type:
online
Trainers:
Debra Pascali-Bonaro
Dates:
November 16, 2021
November 17, 2021
November 18, 2021

Intro to Childbirth on November 16, 2021
This workshop is a hybrid course with in-person training in Northern New Jersey and virtual training

Intro Offered:
November 16, 2021
Contact:

US – New Jersey, Riverdale

Workshop Type:
Birth Doula Workshop
Location Type:
in-person
Trainers:
Debra Pascali-Bonaro
Dates:
November 16, 2021
November 17, 2021
November 18, 2021

Intro to Childbirth on November 16, 2021
This is a hybrid workshop offering the training in-person or virtually

Contact:

US – New Jersey, Morristown

Workshop Type:
Birth Doula Workshop
Location Type:
in-person
Trainers:
Laura DePasquale
Dates:
November 20, 2021
November 21, 2021

Intro to Childbirth on November 19, 2021

US – Rode Island, Providence

Workshop Type:
Postpartum Doula Workshop
Location Type:
online
Trainers:
Krista Maltais
Dates:
December 2, 2021
December 3, 2021
December 4, 2021
December 5, 2021

US – Maine, Brewer

Workshop Type:
Birth Doula Workshop
Location Type:
in-person
Trainers:
Evelyn Conrad
Dates:
December 3, 2021
December 4, 2021
December 5, 2021
Contact:

US – New Jersey, East Brunswick

Workshop Type:
Birth Doula Workshop
Location Type:
in-person
Trainers:
Jessica Koester, Dorothy Haines
Dates:
December 4, 2021
December 5, 2021

Intro to Childbirth on Friday, December 3, 2021

Intro Offered:
December 3, 2021

US – Massachusetts, Haverhill

Workshop Type:
Birth Doula Workshop
Location Type:
online
Trainers:
Tara Campbell
Dates:
December 4, 2021
December 5, 2021

Intro to Childbirth and Breastfeeding Course on December 3, 2021

Intro Offered:
December 3, 2021
Contact:

US – New Hampshire, Hampton

Workshop Type:
Postpartum Doula Workshop
Location Type:
online
Trainers:
Krista Maltais
Dates:
September 1, 2021
December 15, 2021

This workshop goes from September 1 - December 15, 2021

US – New Jersey, East Brunswick

Workshop Type:
Birth Doula Workshop
Location Type:
in-person
Trainers:
Jessica Koester, Dorothy Haines
Dates:
April 1, 2022
April 2, 2022
April 3, 2022

Optional Intro to Childbirth: April 1, 2022

US – New Jersey, East Brunswick

Workshop Type:
Birth Doula Workshop
Location Type:
in-person
Trainers:
Jessica Koester, Dorothy Haines
Dates:
September 9, 2022
September 10, 2022
September 11, 2022

Optional Intro to Childbirth: September 9, 2022

US – New Jersey, East Brunswick

Workshop Type:
Birth Doula Workshop
Location Type:
in-person
Trainers:
Jessica Koester, Dorothy Haines
Dates:
December 2, 2022
December 3, 2022
December 4, 2022

Optional Intro to Breastfeeding: December 2, 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.