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August 19 2021 8:00 am   through   August 22 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: Thursday-Sunday, August 19-22, 8am-5:30pm PST (with several breaks in between). Due to Washington State and King County health advisory guidelines, we are offering this training virtually, via Zoom. Full tuition is $725. Registration for this class is closed. We are offering the same amazing training two more times this year. Scroll below for additional dates in 2021. If you have any questions about our trainings please call the Simkin Center at (425) 602-3361.

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 Postpartum Doula workshop is led by a distinguished DONA International-approved trainer whose leadership is recognized in our professional maternity and postpartum communities.  Our trainers are active, working doulas with thriving doula practices in Seattle, Washington.  Guest lecturers of diverse cultural backgrounds are invited to speak on their areas of expertise in postpartum care. See Simkin Center Faculty  More Information regarding our Upcoming trainings: See Simkin Center Website