Postpartum Doula Training in Missouri

In Missouri, you can work without a postpartum doula certification because there is no state requirement for you to become certified. However, many doulas choose to advance their careers by becoming certified.   Also, there is no state requirement to have a college degree in order to work.

The following is a list of educational classes and resources in the Missouri area which may be used as your postpartum doula training.  Any required certification classes will be listed in the details.  You do not have to be pursuing a certification in order to attend, however, you must be at least 18 years of age or older.

Postpartum Doula Training in Saint Charles, MO

Organization Name:  St. Louis Doulas
Instructor:  Jamie Bodily
Phone:  (636)686-0887

Course and Workshop Details and Requirements

This is a 1 day postpartum doula training workshop.  This workshop is not affiliated with certification organizations such as DONA or CAPPA.  The workshop is offered on June 2, 2017.

Costs and Fees

The cost for the postpartum doula training 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 St. Louis, MO

Organization Name:  International Center for Traditional Childbearing
Phone:  503-460-9324

Course and Workshop Details and Requirements

This is a 3 and a half day (30 hour) birth and postpartum doula training program.  Although, the center caters to African-American women, anyone can attend the workshop regardless of their ethnicity. This workshop is part of the ICTC certification curriculum.

Course and Workshop Topics

The workshop will go over the following topics as part of your postpartum doula training:
  • Discuss the various responsibilities of a postpartum doula's job
  • Learn the characteristics of pregnancy and labor
  • Understand the physiology and anatomy of birth
  • Learn  breastfeeding techniques and newborn care methods
  • Identify postpartum rituals
  • Engage in postpartum bonding of the newborn with the family
  • Discuss the aspects of running your business
  • Discuss the ethics and the certification requirements for ICTC

Costs and Fees

The 3.5 day birth and postpartum doula combination workshop is $800.  Partial scholarships are available.

Registration Details

Register online and check dates by clicking here.

Postpartum Doula Training in St. Louis, MO  August 5-7, 2016

Organization Name:  Baby Blue and Pink
Phone:  919-448-6161

For workshop topics, prerequisites, fees, and registration details, click here.