Postpartum Doula Training in Arizona


The state of Arizona does not require a certification or a bachelor's degree for you to become a postpartum doula.

The following is a list of educational classes or workshops offered in the Arizona area which may be used as part of your postpartum doula training.  Please read the details to determine if the training provided are a required part of a certification curriculum.  You are required to be at least 18 years of age in order to attend.


Postpartum Doula Training in Phoenix, AZ

Organization Name:  ABC Doula
Website: http://www.abcdoula.com/
Instructor:  Kimberly Bepler
Email:  kimberly@abcdoula.com
Phone:  503-752-1691


Course and Workshop Details and Requirements

This is a 2 day training workshop to become a postpartum doula.  This workshop is a required part of the CAPPA certification process and will include the training manual.  The workshop is offered on April 7-8, 2017 from 9AM - 6PM on both days.


Costs and Fees

The cost for the postpartum doula training workshop is $450.  There is a $50 discount for early registration and a $50 fee for late registration.


Registration Details

To register, pay online, and read additional workshop policies, click here.




Postpartum Doula Training in Phoenix, AZ and Scottsdale, AZ


Organization Name:  Los Angeles Doula
Website: http://www.losangelesdoula.com/
Email:  kathrin@losangelesdoula.com
Phone:  310-430-1113


Course and Workshop Details and Requirements
  • 3 day workshop will fulfill the DONA requirements for attendance of a postpartum doula workshop

Prerequisites
  • There are two prerequisites that DONA International asks you to complete before the workshop: one is to read two different position papers found on the DONA.org website and the other is to read three books from a list that you can choose from. 
  • You will find more information about these prerequisites at http://www.losangelesdoula.com/workshop-prerequisites
  • We will be talking about the certification process in details during the workshop. However, if you would already like to look into it here is a link to the DONA International website and the certification process for postpartum doulas: http://www.dona.org/develop/postpartum_cert.php

Course and Workshop Topics

As part of your postpartum doula training, these classes will cover the following:
  • Role of the Postpartum Doula
  • Emotional Adjustment during the Postpartum period, i.e. Perinatal Mood and Anxiety Disorders
  • Physical Changes after Childbirth
  • Infant Care
  • Breastfeeding
  • Communication Skills
  • Active Listening
  • Referrals
  • Integrating the Birth Experience
  • Sibling/Pet Adjustment
  • Unexpected Outcomes
  • Business Aspect, including how to schedule our clients, invoices, contracts, prenatal visit, how to get out of a contract etc.
  • DONA International
  • Detail Certification Process Information
  • and much more…

Costs, Fees, and Registration Details

You can register and pay with credit card or send a check, which ever way is easier for you. Please follow this link to register: http://www.losangelesdoula.com/signup

Please fill out the registration form and submit it. At the bottom of that same page you will see how you can pay. You will also find my cancellation policy of that same page under ‘Rules and Condition’.

The fee for the workshop is $499.00. You can pay via check, money order, cash or via Paypal/credit card. An additional fee of $15.00 will be added via Paypal due to processing fees. Payment in full is due when you enroll. Please note that payment plans are offered in cases of true need.