Doula Training in Michigan

In Michigan, there is no requirement to hold a certification or to have a college degree in the state. You may wish to become certified depending on your career path, however, it is strictly voluntary. Additionally, the state does not have a licensure in order to operate your business.

Below is a list of educational classes available in Michigan which can be part of your doula training. If you are going to attend a certification-granting program, please read the details carefully to determine whether the classes are a required part of that program’s curriculum.

Doula Training in Grand Rapids, MI

Organization Name:  Birth Kalamazoo
Instructor:  Jessica English
Phone:  269-598-1488

Course and Workshop Details


This is a 4 day birth doula training workshop that is required for DONA certification.  There is also a Childbirth for Doulas class that accompanies the workshop which is also required for DONA certification.  This set of courses are offered on November 2-5, 2017 from 9 in the morning to 6 in the evening.

Costs and Fees
Birth doula training workshop including the childbirth for doulas class – $525.00 if you register early. The fee is $575 if you register late.

Registration Details

To register, click here.

Doula Training in Ann Arbor, MI

Organization Name:  Center for the Childbearing Year 
Phone:  734-663-1523
Course and Workshop Details and Requirements

3 day Birth doula training workshop (required for DONA certification)

Course and Workshop Topics
As part of your doula training , these courses will cover the following:

  • What to look for in a normal birth
  • Identify challenges during a difficult birth
  • Demonstrate how to use massages to give comfort
  • Discuss basic anatomy and physiology of birth
  • Learn the emotional needs of the mother
  • Discuss the process of the certification

Costs and Fees

3 day Birth Doula Workshop – $520
Early registration discount of $50, total cost of workshop will be $470

Registration Details

You can registration online by clicking here.  There is also a work advanced business trainings for birth professionals, find out more by clicking here.