Doula Training in Arizona


In Arizona, you are not required to have a certification or university degree in order to become a birth doula.

The following is a list of educational courses or workshops available in the state of Arizona that you can utilize as part of your doula training.  Please read the details to determine if the training courses are required for certification if you decide to pursue one.



Doula Training in Phoenix, AZ


Organization Name:  Abby Bordner
Website: http://abbybordner.com/
Instructor:  Abby Bordner
Email:  abby@abbybordner.com
Phone:  505-919-9153


Course and Workshop Details and Requirements

3 day Labor Doula training workshop (requirement towards CAPPA certification)
  • Dates: February 24-26, 2017

Costs and Fees

Labor Doula Training Workshop - $425 if you register before Feb 1, $475 if you register after


Registration Details

You can register and pay online here.





Doula Training in Tucson, AZ


Organization Name:  Penny Doula
Website: http://www.pennydoula.com/
Instructor:  Penny Bussell Stansfield
Email:  doula@usa.net
Phone:  908-601-7403


Course and Workshop Details and Requirements

2 day Labor Doula training workshop (requirement towards DONA certification)
  • Dates: February 18-19, 2017
1 day Introduction to Childbirth for Doulas (also required for DONA certification)
  • Dates: February 17, 2017
1 day Breastfeeding for Doulas (optional class, not required by DONA)
  • Dates: March 4, 2017

Costs and Fees

2 day Labor Doula training workshop - $290 to $325
1 day Introduction to Childbirth for Doulas - $100 to $120
1 day Breastfeeding for Doulas - $60 to $75


Registration Details

You can register and pay online here.




Doula Training in Flagstaff, AZ


Organization Name:  Penny Bussell LLC
Website: www.pennydoula.com
Email:  doula@usa.net
Phone:  908-601-7403


Course and Workshop Details and Requirements
  • 1 day Introduction course to Childbirth for Doulas
  • 2-3 day Birth doula training workshop (requirement towards DONA certification)
  • Read training literature 

Course and Workshop Topics

As part of your doula training, these courses will cover the following:
  • How pregnancy and labor is a significant time in a woman's life
  • How to emotionally support the mother
  • How to provide physical comfort during labor
  • Describe the various labor support roles
  • Discuss the certification process
  • How to communicate with the client during the prenatal and postnatal periods
  • How to establish your doula as a business

Costs and Fees

Introduction to Childbirth course - $100
Birth Doula Workshop - $295


Registration Details

Download registration forms at https://acbe.com/doula-training/

Mail registration form and registration fee to:
Penny Bussell Stansfield,
11940 N Labyrinth Drive,
Oro Valley, AZ 85737

You can also register online at http://www.pennydoula.com/register.html