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
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.
To register, click here.
Doula Training in Ann Arbor, MI
Organization Name: Center for the Childbearing Year
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
Kyndal May is a certified doula with over 20 years of experience helping train doulas across the United States. She has received her certification from DONA (Doulas of North America) and has dedicated her career to supporting families during pregnancy, childbirth, and postpartum. With her extensive knowledge and experience, she is committed to providing compassionate and personalized care to every family she works with. In addition to her work as a doula, Kyndal is also a passionate advocate for women’s health and birth rights. She has spent many years educating and empowering families to make informed decisions about their birth experience. She also uses her experience to help train other doulas, passing on her knowledge and skills to the next generation of birth workers. With her dedication to her clients and her profession, Kyndal is a respected and valued member of the doula community.