Doula Training in Maine


In Maine, there is no requirement to be certified to work as a birth doula.  Becoming certified depends on the type of training which you wish to have, however, it is strictly voluntary.

Listed below are educational classes available in Maine which can be utilized as your doula training. If you are enrolling in a certification-granting program, please read the details to determine whether the classes are a required part of a program's curriculum.


Doula Training in Bridgton, ME


Organization Name:  Birthing Gently
Website: http://birthinggently.com/
Instructor:  Tara Campbell
Email:  doula@birthinggently.com
Phone:  978-314-5533


Course and Workshop Details and Requirements

This 2 day training workshop includes the Introduction to Childbirth for Doulas course (7 hours) as well as the Birth Doula Training Workshop (16 hours).  Both are required as part of the DONA certification process.

The workshop is offered on the following dates:
  • April 1-2, 2017
  • August 5-6, 2017
  • November 11-12, 2017

Costs and Fees

Introduction to Childbirth course and Birth Doula Trianing Workshop - $500


Registration Details

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Doula Training in Bangor, ME


Organization Name:  Your Birth Connection
Website: www.yourbirthconnection.com
Email:  info@yourbirthconnection.com
Phone:  207-945-9804


Course and Workshop Details and Requirements
  • 3 day Birth doula training workshop (DONA certification requirement)

Course and Workshop Topics

As part of your doula training, these courses will cover the following:
  • Learn the complications that can arise during labor
  • Demonstrate different methods of communication
  • Understand how to give support and and comfort
  • Discuss newborn care during the postpartum period
  • Learn how to get started in the doula business
  • Discuss the process of the certification

Prerequisites 
  • Knowledge of general terms related to pregnancy, labor, and birth
  • Be aware of basic relaxation techniques 
  • Understand the most common procedures undergone during labor
  • Strongly recommended to read The Birth Partner 4th edition book

Costs and Fees

3 day Birth Doula Workshop - $425


Registration Details

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Mail the registration form and fee to:

Your Birth Connection
Evelyn Conrad
60 Washington St.
Brewer, ME 04412