Postpartum Doula Training in Nebraska

You are not required to have a certification in order to work as a postpartum doula in Nebraska.  The state also does not have regulations on having a high school or college degree to perform the duties of a postpartum doula.

The following is a list of training classes available in the state of Nebraska which could be useful for your postpartum doula training.  Please read the details carefully to determine if the trainings are a required part of a certification curriculum.  You must be above 18 years to apply.

Postpartum Doula Training in Lincoln, NE

Organization Name:  Bryan Health Medical Center
Phone:  402-481-7474

Course and Workshop Details and Requirements

The classes offered are Essentials of Childbirth class (3 hour class, 3 classes total), Breastfeeding Basics class (2.5 hours), Infant Massage class (2.5 hours), and CPR for Families and Friends class (1 session). These classes are not a required part of a certification curriculum such as DONA, CAPPA, or Childbirth International.

Course and Workshop Topics
These classes will go over the following concepts:

  • Learn how to provide postpartum care to both the mother and newborn 
  • Understand about the breastfeeding cycle
  • Discuss breastfeeding aids, nursing positions, and the importance of latching
  • Participate using dolls to demonstrate CPR on infants to provide airway obstruction relief
  • Learn how infant massages can encourage bonding between babies and their parents
  • Discuss the benefits of infant massages such as muscle relaxation, stimulation of blood flow, aiding digestion, and easing constipation
  • Learn newborn massage techniques using hands-on participation on a doll

Costs and Fees

Essentials of Childbirth class – $65
Breastfeeding Basics class – $20
Infant Massage class – $20
CPR for Families and Friends class – $20

Registration Details

Register and check available times by clicking here.