Postpartum Doula Training in Indiana

In Indiana, you do not have to be certified or have graduate college in order to practice as a postpartum doula.

The following is a listing of courses and workshops available in the state of Indiana which may be useful for your postpartum doula training.  The details in the listing will show you if they are a required part of a certification process.  You are required to be 18 or older to attend.

Postpartum Doula Training in Crown Point, IN

Organization Name:  Louise the Doula
Instructor:  Louise Albrecht-Mallinger
Phone:  219-746-9134

Course and Workshop Details and Requirements

This is a 3 day training workshop is a step to becoming a postpartum doula. This workshop satisfies the workshop portion of the DONA postpartum doula certification. You can attend and receive training even if you are not enrolled with DONA.  The workshop is offered on June 22-24, 2017 and again from Oct. 12-14, 2017.

Costs and Fees

The cost for the postpartum doula workshop depends on the number of people who register.

Registration Details

To register, email or call 219-746-9134.

Postpartum Doula Training in Indianapolis, IN and Carmel, IN

Organization Name:  St. Vincent Hospitals

Course and Workshop Details and Requirements

The classes offered are Breastfeeding basics class (1 session), and Newborn care class (1 session). These courses are not part of a certification curriculum such as DONA or CAPPA.

Course and Workshop Topics

These classes will cover the following topics:
  • Learn how to encourage a positive and successful breastfeeding experience in the postpartum period
  • Understand the important of latching in feeding
  • Discuss the benefits of breastfeeding to both the mother and infant
  • Learn proper positions for feeding as well as instructions for using a milk pump
  • Discuss newborn characteristics and activities such as sleeping and feeding schedules
  • Learn how to bath an infant and change diapers through demonstrations
  • Understand how to baby proof a home

Costs and Fees

Both the Newborn Care Basics and Breastfeeding Basics class are $25 to attend.

Registration Details

You can check the class schedules and register online by clicking here.