Evidence based birth

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Schedule & Registration

Registration, Schedule & Refund Policy for Birth Doula Workshop through Dona International.                                                                                           


Please fill out the following information and appropriate payment in one of the following ways: 

        1. Check mailed to Julie Thompson, P.O. Box 566, 

                                       105 N. Main Street, Russell, PA 16345 

        2. Venmo @Julie-Thompson-73  

juliedoulaworkshop@gmail.com     or   814-512-2718  for questions      

I will need your name as you would like it on your certificates, your address, phone number, email address, your facebook name because we will form a group to continue our learning process.  Please send this info to www.juliedoulaoworkshop@gmail.com  



Refund Policy:  If a participant cancels within 30 days of the training, they will receive a full refund, except a $35 processing fee.  If a participant cancels within 7 days of the workshop, they will receive a 50% refund, minus a $35 processing fee.  If a participant cancels within 3 days of the training, there will be no refund.  

These are the first step in becoming certified as a birth doula through Dona International, the largest doula organization in the world.  If both classes are taught you would receive a certificate for Introduction to Childbirth Education and a certificate for Birth Doula Workshop too!  If you attend the BF 3-hour class you will receive another certificate which would be required for certification through Dona.

First day: (we will vote on if everyone wants to take a full hour for lunch and between classes or just 15 minutes and then bring lunch back to the computer and watch movies needed for the workshop)

9:00 a.m.- 4:00 p.m. Registration and Intro to Childbirth Education 

5:15 p.m. - 8:15 p.m.  3-hour breastfeeding course 


Second days: 

9:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. Introduction; Introduction to Labor Support Prenatal Contact between doula and client; Emotional support in Labor; Comfort Measures; and Intro to DONA International


Third day:

9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. What is the Ideal Birth; Difficult Labors; Cesarean Birth and VBAC; The Newborn and Breastfeeding; PP contact between doula and client; Role Modeling and Role Play of Labor