Doula Training for OB

Medical Professionals

16 Hours

Doula Training for OB Medical Professionals is aimed to reduce the need for unnecessary medical interventions and cesareans by providing hands-on skills for births with or without the use of an epidural. In this 16 hour virtual or in-person course, you can expect to learn about physiological birth and postpartum, how to support patients with an epidural while using birth balls and spinning babies techniques, pain management techniques and use of labor scarf, tips to get your patient delivered faster while encouraging ideal fetal positioning, and ways to work with your patient’s doula at the bed side. 

 

Doula Training for

Medical Professionals

Certification Process

  • Mentorship for Doulas (6 Months)
  • Hands-On Skills Checklist
  • 12 hours of Birth Doula Support
  • 12 hours of Postpartum Doula Support
  • 12 hours of Breastfeeding Support 
  • Neonatal Resuscitation Program
  • Pass Certification Exam
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Nikita Johnson

Chief Instructor

Hi, my name is Nikita Johnson and I am an Apprentice Midwife, Labor and Delivery Surgical Technologist, Patient Care Technician, and Certified Nursing Assistant with doula support skills. I’ve been working in the field of Maternal-Infant Health since 2014.

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Lashea Haynes

Chief Program Facilitator

 Lashea has been practicing in the area of   obstetrical/perinatal nursing for nearly 26   years. Her clinical and educational experience and expertise span labor/delivery, antepartum and mother/baby areas.