Edmonton, AB October 15th Peterborough ON October 22nd Vancouver BC November 19th Toronto ON November 18th Thunder Bay ON November 25th
Winter/ Spring 2018 Dates and Locations
Montreal QC March 4th Toronto ON March 10-11th London ON March 24th Ottawa ON April 21st Vancouver BC April 21-22nd Halifax NS May 27
*further dates to be listed for Postpartum Doula trainings in Western Canada and Atlantic Canada by end of October 2017. Self Study is a great way to start while you await your in-class! Self StudyCLICK HERE for details.
Online doula certification option?
Looking for an online birth doula training? Join now and become a part of our Learning Centre this Fall! Online modules, additional resources, free webinar invites. A one of a kind online learning experience for Doulas in Canada!
Modules will be available to all students... In-class, Self Study, Dual Stream. Options!
If you love to support others, without the on call schedule then this training is for YOU!
This certification will teach you about the joy and thrill of working with the postpartum family, help you understand the most pressing, common and less common issues during this stage of family development and show you how the Doula will fit in to help the family become a unit.
Some of the essential doula topics covered in your training include:
The benefits of postpartum support in Canada
Scope of practice for Canadian Doulas
Breastfeeding 101 and Doula practices
Postpartum mood disorders and referrals
Newborn care and procedures
Creating success in your new business
And so much more!
Early bird pricing of $450, plus applicable provincial tax offered until four weeks prior to chosen in-class training. Full certification fee of $550 + applicable tax applies after that date.
One time fee covers course Reference Guide, exam and assignment administration and marking, instructor fee, administrative costs, certificate shipping, membership into an exciting Canadian peer network, mentorship, and fun!
Our Postpartum Doula certification:
Each doula student has 2 years to complete the following certification requirements:
Attend an in-class training course (unless registered for Self Study)
Obtain 8 approved Educational Units (6 in breastfeeding) (for more information on Educational Units, click here)
Be certified in Standard First Aid and CPR level C (optional but highly recommended)
"I felt overwhelmed choosing which organization to certify with. Doula Canada was responsive, organized and passionate about their programs. Looking back I made the best choice! Every step of my certification has been filled with mentorship, guidance and accountability. Choose Doula Canada, you won't be disappointed!"