Postpartum Doula Training in Hawaii


Hawaii gives postpartum doulas the option to practice without having a certification, because there is no state requirement to become certified.  Additionally, there is no legal requirement to have a college degree to work in the state.

The following is a list of educational courses or resources in Hawaii which may be used as your postpartum doula training. The required classes for a certification curriculum will be noted in the details section. You are required to be at least 18 years of age in order to attend.


Postpartum Doula Training in Honolulu, HI


Organization Name:  Nurturing Doula Dreams
Website: http://www.nurturingdouladreams.com/
Instructor:  Ann Grauer
Email:  annidoula@gmail.com
Phone:  414-704-0320


Course and Workshop Details and Requirements

This is a 3 day postpartum doula training workshop.  This workshop satisfies the workshop portion of a DONA certification as a postpartum doula.  You can attend and receive training even if you are not enrolled with DONA.  The workshop is offered on May 19-21, 2017



Costs and Fees

The cost for the postpartum doula workshop will depend on how many people register.


Registration Details

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




Postpartum Doula Training in Oahu, HI


Organization Name:  MaternityWise International
Website: http://www.maternitywise.com/
Phone:  952-457-6506


Course and Workshop Details and Requirements

This is a 4 day workshop will provide birth doula postpartum doula, and lactation support training. This workshop fulfills the postpartum doula workshop attendance requirement for MaternityWise certification.  After registering, you are given essay questions, a reading list, and a doula vocabulary worksheet to complete.


Course and Workshop Topics

As part of your postpartum doula training, these classes will cover the following:

  • Discuss how to provide emotional and physical support as a birth doula
  • Learn how to educate mothers regarding positions used during labor
  • Understand how to provide comfort measures to both the newborn and the mother
  • Learn the responsibilities of a postpartum doula as her role in support, education, and companion
  • Identify proper breastfeeding techniques
  • Learn the basics of newborn care and how to education the family about caring for their baby
  • Engage in starting and growing your doula business
  • Discuss the ethics and the certification process for MaternityWise

Costs and Fees

The 3 day MaternityWise International-approved workshop costs $1000.  There is a discount of $100 for military wives.  For further discounts in tuition, call 1-952-457-6506.


Registration Details

You can register and pay online by clicking here.  You may also register by calling 1-952-457-6506.