Doula Training in Oklahoma


A doula can work in Oklahoma without being certified.  The state also does not require a high school or university degree for you to work. Depending on your career goals, you may wish to pursue a certification, however, it is not a state requirement.

The following is a list of educational classes and workshops available in the state of Oklahoma which can be used towards your doula training.

Certification programs have mandatory courses which you have to attend; please read the details carefully to determine whether the courses offered are a required part of the curriculum.


Doula Training in Tulsa, OK


Organization Name:  Powerful Mamas
Website:  http://tulsadoulas.com/become-a-doula/
Instructor:  Cheri Grant, CD,BDT(DONA)
Email:  cbgrant_16@hotmail.com
Phone:  918-606-4561


Course and Workshop Details 

This is a 2 day birth doula training workshop  which is required for DONA certification.  This workshop is offered on April 25-26, 2017.  There is also additional classes as prerequisites for the training workshop:  Breastfeeding for Doulas and Introduction to Childbirth, both are free and are required as part of the DONA certification process.


Costs and Fees

Breastfeeding for Doulas class - Free
Introduction to Childbirth for Doulas class - Free
Birth doula training workshop - $475 for early registration or $500 for regular registration.


Registration Details

To register, pay online, and learn about discounts, click here.



Doula Training in Oklahoma City, OK


Organization Name:  Heart and Hands Doula Care
Website: http://www.heartandhandsdoulacare.com/
Email:  karen.thedoula@aol.com
Phone:  405-401-9692


Course and Workshop Details and Requirements

This is a 3 day doula training workshop from November 4-6, 2016.  This course is affiliated with DONA and fulfills the workshop requirement for a DONA certification.


Course and Workshop Topics

As part of your doula training, these courses will cover the following:
  • Learn the scope of a doula's job, its benefits, and its history
  • Describe the stages of labor and birth, pain management, and medical interventions such as cesarean/VBAC childbirths
  • Learn how utilize visualization, breathing techiques, and relaxation techniques
  • Discuss how to provide postpartum support to the new mother and baby, as well as the father
  • Learn how to set up your practice and how to make prenatal contact with your clients
  • Discuss the DONA certification process

Prerequisites

  • Attendance of a DONA-approved Childbirth Education class, which is offered on Nov. 4.  
  • Complete a prenatal questionnaire. 
  • Read the following doula training literature:
    • "The Birth Partner" by Penny Simkin (2013 or later)
    • "Pregnancy, Childbirth, and the Newborn" by Simkin et al (2011 or later)

Costs and Fees

Early registration for the birth doula training workshop - $300
Regular registration for the birth doula training workshop - $350
Late registration - $400


Registration Details

Register by emailing karen.thedoula@aol.com to receive a registration form.  Complete the form and mail with payment to:

Karen Palumbo
Hearts and Hands Doula Care
5837 N.W. 62nd Terrace
Warr Acres, OK 73122