Postpartum Doula Training in Nevada

States in the southwestern US such as Nevada do not have a regulation on having a certification in order to practice as a postpartum doula.  Therefore, you can work or be employed in the state without having passed a certification curriculum.  Additionally, there is no requirement to have graduated college in order to work in Nevada.

The following is a list of educational courses or workshops in the Nevada area which may be used as your postpartum doula training.  You do not have to be enrolled with a certification program in order to take the classes, however, you are required to be 18 years or older.

Postpartum Doula Training in Henderson, NV

Organization Name:  Doulas Northwest
Instructor:  Kristyn Blocher
Phone:  360.602.1564

Course and Workshop Details and Requirements

This is a 2 day postpartum doula training workshop (20 hours total).  This workshop satisfies the workshop requirement of a ProDoula certification as a postpartum and infant care doula. The workshop is offered on April 1-2, 2017.

Costs and Fees

The cost for the postpartum doula workshop is $595  There is a ProDoula membership fee of $75 for the first year and $50 for subsequent years.

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

Postpartum Doula Training in Reno, NV

Organization Name:  Saint Mary’s Regional Medical Center
Phone:  775-770-3429

Course and Workshop Details and Requirements

Basics of Newborn Care class – 2.5 hours
Breastfeeding class – 3 hours
Infant CPR class – 1.5 hours

These courses serve as a starting point for education, but are not affiliated with a certification granting organization such as DONA.

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

  • Discuss the aspects of newborn physiology such as growth, development, safety issues
  • Learn about challenges of newborn care such as sleeping issues, parental fatigue
  • Understand how to calm a fussy baby and how to bond as a family
  • Discuss breastfeeding issues such as nutrition and positioning
  • Learn when and how to perform infant CPR

Costs and Fees
The Basics of Newborn Care class, Breastfeeding class, and Infant CPR class are $25 each to attend.

Registration Details

You can register online and check dates and times by clicking here.