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Canada – Calgary, AB

Workshop Type:
Postpartum Doula Workshop
Location Type:
in-person
Trainers:
Anna Jean Hadfield
Dates:
November 25, 2022
November 26, 2022
November 27, 2022
November 28, 2022

Breastfeeding course included

Canada – Toronto, ON

Workshop Type:
Postpartum Doula Workshop
Location Type:
Virtual
Trainers:
Stefanie Antunes
Dates:
November 28, 2022
November 29, 2022
November 30, 2022
December 1, 2022
December 2, 2022

Intro to Breastfeeding Course Included

Contact:

U.S. – Illinois, Chicago

Workshop Type:
Postpartum Doula Workshop
Location Type:
Virtual
Trainers:
Ann Grauer
Dates:
December 2, 2022
December 3, 2022
December 4, 2022

Doula training only

Contact:

US – North Carolina, Asheville

Workshop Type:
Postpartum Doula Workshop
Location Type:
Virtual
Trainers:
Jen Chandlee
Dates:
December 3, 2022
December 10, 2022
December 17, 2022

doula training only

Contact:

U.S. – New York, Brooklyn

Workshop Type:
Postpartum Doula Workshop
Location Type:
Virtual
Trainers:
Debra Pascali-Bonaro
Dates:
December 6, 2022
December 7, 2022
December 8, 2022
December 9, 2022

US – California, Los Angeles

Workshop Type:
Postpartum Doula Workshop
Location Type:
Virtual
Trainers:
Kathrin Auger
Dates:
December 8, 2022
December 9, 2022
December 10, 2022
December 11, 2022

US – California, Sacramento

Workshop Type:
Postpartum Doula Workshop
Location Type:
in-person
Trainers:
Kathrin Auger
Dates:
December 8, 2022
December 9, 2022
December 10, 2022
December 11, 2022

doula training only

US- Vermont, Burlington

Workshop Type:
Postpartum Doula Workshop
Location Type:
Virtual
Trainers:
Krista Maltais
Dates:
September 7, 2022
September 14, 2022
September 21, 2022
September 28, 2022
October 5, 2022
October 12, 2022
October 19, 2022
October 26, 2022
November 2, 2022
November 9, 2022
November 16, 2022
November 30, 2022
December 7, 2022
December 14, 2022

Intro to Breastfeeding Course Included December 7, 2022

(14-week virtual workshop. Once a week on Wednesday mornings from 9:15-12:15 pm EST)

US- New Hampshire, Hampton

Workshop Type:
Postpartum Doula Workshop
Location Type:
Virtual
Trainers:
Krista Maltais
Dates:
December 15, 2022
December 16, 2022
December 17, 2022
December 18, 2022

Intro to Breastfeeding Course Included December 15, 2022.

US – Oregon, Portland

Workshop Type:
Postpartum Doula Workshop
Location Type:
hybrid
Trainers:
Jesse Remer
Dates:
December 16, 2022
December 17, 2022
December 18, 2022

Doula training only

U.S. – Washington, Seattle

Workshop Type:
Postpartum Doula Workshop
Location Type:
Virtual
Trainers:
Tracy McPhillips
Dates:
January 5, 2023
February 9, 2023

Intro to Breastfeeding Course
5 weeks format, meets Monday and Thursday from 5:45 pm - 9:00 pm (PST)
January 5, 9, 12, 19, 23, 26 30 (Note: No Class on January 16)
February 2, 6, and 9

US- Massachusetts, Boston

Workshop Type:
Postpartum Doula Workshop
Location Type:
Virtual
Trainers:
Krista Maltais
Dates:
January 11, 2023
January 18, 2023
January 25, 2023
February 1, 2023
February 8, 2023
February 15, 2023
February 22, 2023
March 1, 2023
March 8, 2023
March 15, 2023
March 22, 2023
March 29, 2023
April 5, 2023
April 12, 2023

Wednesday mornings 9:15-12:15pm (EST)
Breastfeeding Course Included; April 5, 2023

U.S. – California, Los Angeles

Workshop Type:
Postpartum Doula Workshop
Location Type:
Virtual
Trainers:
Kathrin Auger
Dates:
January 12, 2023
January 13, 2023
January 14, 2023
January 15, 2023

Intro to Breastfeeding Course included - January 14, 2023

Contact:

US – Oregon, Portland

Workshop Type:
Postpartum Doula Workshop
Location Type:
in-person
Trainers:
Jesse Remer
Dates:
January 13, 2023
January 14, 2023
January 15, 2023

Doula training only

US – North Carolina, Wilmington

Workshop Type:
Postpartum Doula Workshop
Location Type:
Virtual
Trainers:
Jen Chandlee
Dates:
January 14, 2023
January 21, 2023
January 28, 2023

Doula training only.

Contact:

US – Virginia, Richmond

Workshop Type:
Postpartum Doula Workshop
Location Type:
hybrid
Trainers:
Kathy Stewart
Dates:
January 25, 2023
January 26, 2023
January 27, 2023
January 28, 2023

Breastfeeding course included; January 27, 2023.

Contact:

US – California, Sacremento

Workshop Type:
Postpartum Doula Workshop
Location Type:
in-person
Trainers:
Kathrin Auger
Dates:
February 2, 2023
February 3, 2023
February 4, 2023
February 5, 2023

Doula training only

US – North Carolina, Wilmington

Workshop Type:
Postpartum Doula Workshop
Location Type:
Virtual
Trainers:
Jen Chandlee
Dates:
February 11, 2023
February 18, 2023
February 25, 2023

Breastfeeding Course included
Optional Lactation Class on February 4, 2023

Contact:

U.S. – California, Los Angeles

Workshop Type:
Postpartum Doula Workshop
Location Type:
in-person
Trainers:
Kathrin Auger
Dates:
February 16, 2023
February 17, 2023
February 18, 2023
February 19, 2023

Doula training only
Healthcare Professionals can get 27 California Nursing CEUs

Contact:

U.S. – California, Los Angeles

Workshop Type:
Postpartum Doula Workshop
Location Type:
Virtual
Trainers:
Kathrin Auger
Dates:
March 9, 2023
March 10, 2023
March 11, 2023
March 12, 2023

Intro to Breastfeeding Course included - March 11, 2023

Contact:

Canada – British Columbia, Vancouver

Workshop Type:
Postpartum Doula Workshop
Location Type:
in-person
Trainers:
Anna Jean Hadfield
Dates:
March 9, 2023
March 10, 2023
March 11, 2023
March 12, 2023

Breastfeeding Course included; March 10, 2023.

Contact:

US – North Carolina, Wilmington

Workshop Type:
Postpartum Doula Workshop
Location Type:
Virtual
Trainers:
Jen Chandlee
Dates:
March 10, 2023
March 17, 2023
March 24, 2023

Breastfeeding Course included
Optional* Lactation Class on February 4; not included within the 3 day training

Contact:

US – Virginia, Richmond

Workshop Type:
Postpartum Doula Workshop
Location Type:
hybrid
Trainers:
Kathy Stewart
Dates:
March 22, 2023
March 23, 2023
March 24, 2023
March 25, 2023

Breastfeeding Course included; March 24, 2023.

Contact:

U.S. – Washington, Seattle

Workshop Type:
Postpartum Doula Workshop
Location Type:
in-person
Trainers:
Tracy McPhillips
Dates:
March 24, 2023
March 25, 2023
March 31, 2023
April 1, 2023

Intro to Breastfeeding Course Included
2-week format, meets Friday-Saturday, 8am-5:30pm, PST

US – Virginia, Richmond

Workshop Type:
Postpartum Doula Workshop
Location Type:
hybrid
Trainers:
Kathy Stewart
Dates:
April 19, 2023
April 20, 2023
April 21, 2023
April 22, 2023

Intro to Childbirth Course included; April 19, 2023.

Contact:

U.S. – California, Los Angeles

Workshop Type:
Postpartum Doula Workshop
Location Type:
in-person
Trainers:
Kathrin Auger
Dates:
April 20, 2023
April 21, 2023
April 22, 2023
April 23, 2023

Doula training only
Healthcare Professionals can get 27 California Nursing CEUs

Contact:

Canada – Alberta, Calgary

Workshop Type:
Postpartum Doula Workshop
Location Type:
in-person
Trainers:
Anna Jean Hadfield
Dates:
April 20, 2023
April 21, 2023
April 22, 2023
April 23, 2023

Breastfeeding Course included; April 24, 2023.

Contact:

U.S. – Washington, Seattle

Workshop Type:
Postpartum Doula Workshop
Location Type:
Virtual
Trainers:
Tracy McPhillips
Dates:
May 1, 2023
May 8, 2023
May 15, 2023
May 22, 2023

Intro to Breastfeeding Course Included
4-week, Meets on Monday, 8am-5:30pm, PST

US – Virginia, Richmond

Workshop Type:
Postpartum Doula Workshop
Location Type:
hybrid
Trainers:
Kathy Stewart
Dates:
May 3, 2023
May 4, 2023
May 5, 2023
May 6, 2023

Breastfeeding Course included; May 5, 2023.

Contact:

U.S. – California, Los Angeles

Workshop Type:
Postpartum Doula Workshop
Location Type:
Virtual
Trainers:
Kathrin Auger
Dates:
May 4, 2023
May 5, 2023
May 6, 2023
May 7, 2023

Intro to Breastfeeding Course included - May 6, 2023

Contact:

U.S. – California, Los Angeles

Workshop Type:
Postpartum Doula Workshop
Location Type:
in-person
Trainers:
Kathrin Auger
Dates:
June 1, 2023
June 2, 2023
June 3, 2023
June 4, 2023

Doula training only
Healthcare Professionals can get 27 California Nursing CEUs

Contact:

U.S. – California, Los Angeles

Workshop Type:
Postpartum Doula Workshop
Location Type:
Virtual
Trainers:
Kathrin Auger
Dates:
June 22, 2023
June 23, 2023
June 24, 2023
June 25, 2023

Intro to Breastfeeding Course included - June 24, 2023

Contact:

U.S. – Washington, Seattle

Workshop Type:
Postpartum Doula Workshop
Location Type:
in-person
Trainers:
Tracy McPhillips
Dates:
July 6, 2023
July 7, 2023
July 8, 2023
July 9, 2023

Intro to Breastfeeding Course Included
4-day format, meets Thursday thru Sunday, 8am-5:30pm, PST

US – Virginia, Richmond

Workshop Type:
Postpartum Doula Workshop
Location Type:
hybrid
Trainers:
Kathy Stewart
Dates:
July 12, 2023
July 15, 2023

Breastfeeding Course included; July 21, 2023.

Contact:

U.S. – California, Los Angeles

Workshop Type:
Postpartum Doula Workshop
Location Type:
Virtual
Trainers:
Kathrin Auger
Dates:
August 10, 2023
August 11, 2023
August 12, 2023
August 13, 2023

Intro to Breastfeeding Course included - August 12, 2023

Contact:

U.S. – California, Los Angeles

Workshop Type:
Postpartum Doula Workshop
Location Type:
in-person
Trainers:
Kathrin Auger
Dates:
August 31, 2023
September 1, 2023
September 2, 2023
September 3, 2023

Doula training only
Healthcare Professionals can get 27 California Nursing CEUs

Contact:

U.S. – Washington, Seattle

Workshop Type:
Postpartum Doula Workshop
Location Type:
in-person
Trainers:
Tracy McPhillips
Dates:
September 7, 2023
September 8, 2023
September 9, 2023
September 10, 2023

Intro to Breastfeeding Course Included
4-day format, meets Thursday thru Sunday, 8am-5:30pm, PST

Canada – British Columbia, Vancouver

Workshop Type:
Postpartum Doula Workshop
Location Type:
in-person
Trainers:
Anna Jean Hadfield
Dates:
September 21, 2023
September 22, 2023
September 23, 2023
September 24, 2023

Breastfeeding Course included; September 22, 2023.

Contact:

U.S. – California, Los Angeles

Workshop Type:
Postpartum Doula Workshop
Location Type:
Virtual
Trainers:
Kathrin Auger
Dates:
September 28, 2023
September 29, 2023
September 30, 2023
October 1, 2023

Intro to Breastfeeding Course included - September 30, 2023

Contact:

US – Virginia, Richmond

Workshop Type:
Postpartum Doula Workshop
Location Type:
hybrid
Trainers:
Kathy Stewart
Dates:
October 24, 2023
October 25, 2023
October 26, 2023
October 27, 2023

Breastfeeding Course included; October 26, 2023.

Contact:

U.S. – California, Los Angeles

Workshop Type:
Postpartum Doula Workshop
Location Type:
in-person
Trainers:
Kathrin Auger
Dates:
October 26, 2023
October 27, 2023
October 28, 2023
October 29, 2023

Doula training only
Healthcare Professionals can get 27 California Nursing CEUs

Contact:

U.S. – Washington, Seattle

Workshop Type:
Postpartum Doula Workshop
Location Type:
Virtual
Trainers:
Tracy McPhillips
Dates:
October 27, 2023
October 28, 2023
November 3, 2023
November 4, 2023

Intro to Breastfeeding Course Included
2-week format, meets Friday-Saturday, 8am-5:30pm, PST

U.S. – California, Los Angeles

Workshop Type:
Postpartum Doula Workshop
Location Type:
Virtual
Trainers:
Kathrin Auger
Dates:
November 30, 2023
December 1, 2023
December 2, 2023
December 3, 2023

Breastfeeding Course included- December 2, 2023

Contact:

US – Washington, DC

Workshop Type:
Postpartum Doula Workshop
Location Type:
Virtual
Trainers:
Ann Grauer
Dates:
March 22, 2022
March 29, 2022
April 5, 2022
Contact: