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April 30 2021 8:00 am   through   May 8 2021 5:00 pm
Online Event
UNITED STATES
Full Registration $ 725.00
Simkin Course Types
Course Type: Postpartum Doulas
Location
Campus Kenmore Campus
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Gain postnatal competence, tools & capacity taught by a DONA International-approved trainer-Tracy McPhillips. Event dates: Fridays-Saturdays, April 30th-May 1st & May 7th-8th, with class running from 8am-5:30pm PST. Due to Washington State and King County health advisory guidelines, we are offering this training virtually, via Zoom. Full tuition is $689. Please contact us directly for more information on our Class Assistant positions at (425) 602-3361. Students will receive additional information, including login information once registered. REGISTER NOW-Registration will close April 22.

The curriculum

  • The role of the doula in supporting breastfeeding
  • Bottle feeding safety and techniques
  • Nurturing families with more than one infant
  • New mother care
  • New baby care
  • Listening and communication skills
  • Integrating the birth experience
  • The emotional transition of the new family
  • Ethical conduct of postpartum doulas
  • Business aspects of a doula practice
  • Prenatal contact
  • Postpartum mood disorders and post-traumatic stress disorder
  • Comforting touch for new mothers
  • Case scenarios - the doula's role
  • Comfort and care for new babies
  • Community resources

Course Notes

Certificates of completion will only be issued to students present for all of the sessions each day. Read Simkin Center Registration Policies

There is NO required reading for this training

Instructor:

Our DONA-approved postpartum doula trainer, see Simkin Center Faculty, lead each Postpartum Doula Training.

More Information: See Simkin Center Website