Doula Training in Michigan


In Michigan, there is no requirement to hold a certification or to have a college degree in the state. You may wish to become certified depending on your career path, however, it is strictly voluntary. Additionally, the state does not have a licensure in order to operate your business.

Below is a list of educational classes available in Michigan which can be part of your doula training. If you are going to attend a certification-granting program, please read the details carefully to determine whether the classes are a required part of that program's curriculum.


Doula Training in Grand Rapids, MI


Organization Name:  Birth Kalamazoo
Website:  http://www.birthkalamazoo.com
Email:  jessica@birthkalamazoo.com
Instructor:  Jessica English
Phone:  269-598-1488


Course and Workshop Details 

This is a 4 day birth doula training workshop that is required for DONA certification.  There is also a Childbirth for Doulas class that accompanies the workshop which is also required for DONA certification.  This set of courses are offered on November 2-5, 2017 from 9 in the morning to 6 in the evening.

      Costs and Fees

      Birth doula training workshop including the childbirth for doulas class - $525.00 if you register early. The fee is $575 if you register late.


      Registration Details

      To register, click here.



      Doula Training in Ann Arbor, MI


      Organization Name:  Center for the Childbearing Year
      Website: www.center4cby.com 
      Email:  patty@center4cby.com
      Phone:  734-663-1523


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

      Course and Workshop Topics

      As part of your doula training, these courses will cover the following:
      • What to look for in a normal birth
      • Identify challenges during a difficult birth
      • Demonstrate how to use massages to give comfort
      • Discuss basic anatomy and physiology of birth
      • Learn the emotional needs of the mother
      • Discuss the process of the certification

      Costs and Fees

      3 day Birth Doula Workshop - $520
      Early registration discount of $50, total cost of workshop will be $470


      Registration Details

      You can registration online by clicking here.  There is also a work advanced business trainings for birth professionals, find out more by clicking here.