Birth Doula & Breastfeeding Workshops

Are you ready to become a DONA International birth doula? Our professional, unique and unparalleled teaching style ensures you will have the tools and resources necessary to start on your journey as a birth professional.

Choose to attend your DONA International Birth Doula Workshop and Breastfeeding Workshop for Professionals with Birthing Gently.  We have trained over 7000 birth doulas nationwide.  

 

Our Birth Doula Workshop Instructor Tara Campbell,CD(DONA),BDT,LCCE offers an engaging and unique teaching style, allowing students the opportunity to learn in a supportive classroom environment. Our Breastfeeding Workshops are taught by our experienced and knowledgable Mary Rastauskas, RN, IBCLC.

Birth doula workshops are offered throughout the year across the country.  Our three-day workshop includes the "Introduction to Childbirth Education for New Doulas".

Registration Fee $500.

Breastfeeding for Professionals is a 3-hour breastfeeding workshop that covers the basics of breastfeeding and is offered to birth and postpartum related professionals. This workshop fulfills DONA International breastfeeding education requirement for both birth and postpartum doulas. The classroom style option provides an interactive hands-on learning environment. You can register for this class independent from the scheduled birth doula workshop, or in conjunction with the scheduled workshop.

 

Class runs prior to the start of the Birth Doula Workshop on Fridays from 4-7pm in 2021.


Registration Fee $150.
*Not offered at all locations*

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2021 Dates

COVID-19 Update-All 2021

Birth Doula Workshops and Breastfeeding workshops will take place virtually. We recognize each students individual learning style, and tailor our teaching strategy to suit the students needs in our online  learning environment. Zoom platform is used for all workshops.  

Philadelphia PA

4/23/21-4/25/21 

Boston MA

5/15/21-5/16/21 

5/14- Breastfeeding Class

Boston MA

7/23/21-7/25/21

7/23- Breastfeeding Class

 

Bridgton ME
7/17/21-7/18/21

Charlotte NC
8/6/21-8/8/21
8/6/21 - Breastfeeding Class

Hartford CT
8/13/21 - 8/15/21
8/13/21 - Breastfeeding Class

Philadelphia PA
9/24/21 - 9/26/21
9/24/21 - Breastfeeding Class

Hartford CT
10/8/21 - 10/10/21
10/8/21 - Breastfeeding Class

Boston MA
10/22/21 - 10/24/21
10/22/21 - Breastfeeding Class

Bridgton ME
11/6/21 - 11/7/21

Charlotte NC
11/19/21-11/21/21
11/19/21 - Breastfeeding Class

Haverhill MA
12/3/21-12/5/21
12/3/21 - Breastfeeding Class
 

2021 Doula Workshops

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Breastfeeding for Professionals 

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BUSINESS DOCUMENTS FOR BIRTH PROFESSIONALS

*This is not the certification packet.

$75.00

REPLACEMENT BIRTH DOULA WORKSHOP CERTIFICATE

$25.00

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EARN FREE TUITION WITH WORKSHOP SPONSORSHIP:

Option One Requirements:

  • Receive your tuition free with the registration of 8 other participants for a private workshop

  • Promote the workshop locally within your community

  • Select dates to accommodate your schedule (weekday or weekend)

  • Provide workshop space

Option Two Requirements:

  • Join an already scheduled Birthing Gently Birth Doula Workshop

  • Invite 2 other participants to register with you (friends, family, coworkers) and receive your tuition free!

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Resources For Doulas

Evidence Based Birth – evidencebasedbirth.com

MGH Center for Womens Mental Health www.womensmentalhealth.org

MGH Postpartum Psychosis Project www.mghp3.org

MGHPDS (MGH Perinatal Depression Scale APP) 

Alliance For Innovation On Maternal Health Program www.safehealthcareforeverywoman.org

American Academy of Pediatrics – www.aap.org

The American Congress of Obstetricians and Gynecologists – www.acog.org

American College of Nurse-Midwives – www.midwife.org

American Society of Anesthesiologists – www.asahq.org

Cochrane Reviews – www.chochranelibrary.com

"How to Search Cochrane Review"

American Psychological Association – www.apa.org

Mother's Milk Bank Northeast www.milkbankne.org

Pregnancy Loss - www.stillbirthday.com

Military Families - www.operationspecialdelivery.com

Car Seat Laws and Guidelines – www.safercar.gov

Mother’s Advocate – Materials for a better birth – www.mothersadvocate.org

Webster Tech. Chiropractor Locator www.icpa4kids.org

Birth Monopoly www.birthmonopoly.com

Calm Birth Meditation www.calmbirth.org

The Milk Meg  www.themilkmeg.com

Spinning Babies  www.spinningbabies.com

The White Ribbon Alliance www.whiteribbonalliance.org

Commonsense Childbirth www.commonsensechildbirth.org

The Institute For International Medicine www.inmed.us

The White Ribbon Alliance  www.whiteribbonalliance.org

Commonsense Childbirth www.commonsensechildbirth.org

Mercy In Action www.mercyinaction.com