Evidence based birth

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Dartmouth College wkshop

Dartmouth College Students only

October 8, 9, 10, 2022

Virtual Birth Doula Workshop

Attendees would receive Three certificates, one for 

childbirth education 7-hrs., one for Breastfeeding 3-hrs, and one

for the 16-hour birth doula workshop, all of 

which are the first steps in becoming certified

through DONA International

See link below to know what the certification process includes:


Eastern time zone First day Saturday, October 8, 2022

Intro to Childbirth Education

9:00 a.m.  Registration, Opening, Guided exercises, and introductions

9:00 a.m. to 10:00a.m.  Intro to Childbirth Education-History of DONA; Evidence based birth info

10 a.m. to 10:15 a.m. Break and Snack

10:15 to 12:00  Intro to childbirth education

12:00 to 1:00 (Lunch Or 15 minute lunch if class votes on it)

1:00 to 3:00  Intro to childbirth education

3:00 to 3:15  Break and snack

3:15 to  4:00 Intro to childbirth education

5:00 to 8:00 (If breastfeeding 3-hour course)

Second Day of the Workshop Sunday, October 9, 2022

9:00 Registration, opening

9:00 to 10:00  Introduction to Labour Support

10:00 to 10:15  Break and Snack

10:15 to 11:15  Prenatal contact between doula and client

11:15 to 12:00  Emotional support in labour

12:00 to 1:00 Lunch

1:00 to 2:00  Emotional support in labour continued

2:00 to 3:00  Practice comfort measures 

3:00 to 3:15  Break and snack

3:15 to 4:15  Comfort measures

4:15 to 5:00  Introduction to Dona international (what it takes to become certified

Third Day of the Workshop Monday October 10, 2022

9:00  Assessment of the first day

9:15 to 9:30 What is the Ideal Birth?

9:30 to 10:15  Difficult labours

10:15 to 10:30  Break and snack

10:30 to 11:15  Difficult Labours continued

11:15 to 12:15  Cesarean Birth and VBAC

12:15 to 1:15  Lunch

1:15 to 2:45  The newborn and Breastfeeding

2:45 to 3:45 Postpartum contact between doula and client

3:45 to 4:00 Break and snack

4:00 to 5:00  Role modeling and Role play of Labour

 Wrap up, questions and Group picture

Register at juliedoulaworkshop@gmail.com:  Name as you would like it on your certificates, address, email address, phone number, facebook name., any dietary restrictions, and your profession.


$550 payment through venmo if paid before June 15, 2022 and

 $600 thereafter

Venmo name:  @Julie-Thompson-73

Trainer:  Julie Thompson