Postpartum Doula Training in Ohio


In Ohio, there is no requirement to have a certification for you to practice as a postpartum doula.  Additionally, Ohio does not require you to have a college degree to be able to work in the state.

The following is a list of educational classes or workshops offered in the Ohio area which may be used as part of your postpartum doula training. If the classes are a required part of a postpartum doula certification curriculum, it will be noted in the details.  You are required to be at least 18 years of age in order to attend.


Postpartum Doula Training in Cleveland, OH


Organization Name:  A Swift Doula
Website: http://www.aswiftdoula.com/
Instructor:  Ariel Swift
Email:  Ariel@doulasofchicago.com
Phone:  773-816-2192


Course and Workshop Details and Requirements

This is a 2 day training workshop (20 hours total) to become a postpartum doula.  This workshop is a required part of the ProDoula certification process.  The workshop is offered on March 18-19, 2017 and June 22-23, 2017.


Costs and Fees

The cost for the postpartum doula training workshop is $595  There is a ProDoula membership fee of $75 for the first year.


Registration Details

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




Postpartum Doula Training in Columbus, OH


Organization Name:  Nurturing Doula Dreams
Website: NurturingDoulaDreams.com
Phone:  414-704-0320


Course and Workshop Details and Requirements

This is a three day workshop which will fulfill the DONA requirements for attendance of a postpartum doula workshop


Course and Workshop Topics

As part of your postpartum doula training, these classes will cover the following:
  • Learn the scope of a postpartum doula role as a caregiver and an educator
  • Receive training in identifying physical changes in the mother
  • Illustrate effective communication and listening skills
  • Discuss how to nurture bonding between the infant with the mother and the entire family
  • Understand the emotional issues which can arise from a birth event and how to identify postpartum moods
  • Learn how to address and manage loss or grief
  • Gain knowledge of how to run a doula business through gaining referrals and networking
  • Discuss the ethics and postpartum doula certification for DONA International

Registration Details

For more information regarding registration and costs, contact through email: annidoula@gmail.com