Doula Training in New York


New York is one of the states that does not require a certification in order to practice as a doula in the state. While it is strictly voluntary to get a certificate, many women choose to do so in order to remain competitive in the job market. Additionally, the state does not require a university diploma in order to work.

The following is a list of educational resources and classes available in the New York area which can be used for your doula training.  If a class is part of a required part of a certification curriculum, it will be noted in the details.  You do not have to be actively pursuing a certification in order to attend these classes.


Doula Training in New York, NY


Organization Name:  NYC Doula Training
Website:  www.nycdoulatraining.com
Instructor:  Kristy Zadrozny, LMT, CLD, CLC
Email:  Kristy@expectingnyc.com
Phone:  646-265-2590


Course and Workshop Details 

This will be a 2 day birth doula training workshop which will satisfy the workshop requirement for a CAPPA certification.  The training is offered on March 4 and 11, 2017 from 9AM-7PM on both days.


Costs and Fees

The cost for doula training workshop is $550.00.  There are discounts available:

  • Early Registration $500 
  • Bring a Friend $525
  • Early Registration + Bring a Friend $475 


Registration Details

To register and pay online, click here.





Doula Training in Manhattan, NY and Brooklyn, NY


Organization Name:  Doula Rina
Website: http://www.doularina.com/
Email:  rina@doularina.com
Phone:  774-260-5678


Course and Workshop Details and Requirements

  • 3 day Birth doula training workshop (counts towards DONA certification)
  • Introduction to Childbirth class is included in the workshop

Course and Workshop Topics

To advance your doula training, these courses will go over the following topics:
  • Discuss the impact of a positive and satisfactory birth experience
  • Learn how to give physical or emotional support
  • Demonstrate different methods of providing comfort to the mother
  • Identify the role of a doula during the pregnancy, labor, and birth
  • Demonate breastfeeding positions
  • Learn how to get started as a doula in New York
  • Discuss the ethics and requirements for certification
Prerequisites

Read the The Birth Partner, 4th Edition book by Simkin


Costs and Fees

3 day Birth doula workshop and Introduction to Childbirth class - $540
Early registration for the workshop and introductory class - $500


Registration Details

Registration and pay online here.



Doula Training Workshop in Manhattan, NY


Organization Name:  Birth Day Prescence
Website: https://birthdaypresence.com
Email:  doulas@birthdaypresence.com
Phone:  917-751-6579


Course and Workshop Details and Requirements
  • 3 day Birth doula training workshop (counts towards DONA certification)
  • Breastfeeding for doulas class
  • New doula business workshop - $50

Course and Workshop Topics

To advance your doula training, these courses will go over the following topics:
  • Discuss the significance of providing physical and emotional support to the mother
  • Learn the scope of a doula's job
  • Learn how to sell your skills to a prospective client
  • Understand the details of newborn feeding
  • Learn how to support breastfeeding after a difficult labor
  • Discuss the ethics and requirements for certification

Costs and Fees

3 day Birth doula workshop and Introduction to Childbirth class - $540
Breastfeeding for doulas class - $65
New doula business workshop - $50


Registration Details

Registration online here.