Postpartum Doula Training Program

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NBDA Postpartum Doulas are professionally trained individuals who specialize in immediate postpartum support, from 0-3 months, for recently birthed families. They are experts trained to help identify and offer support around postpartum issues such as breastfeeding, sleep support, nutrition, mental and emotional wellness, physical healing and more. Postpartum Doulas offer varying levels of support depending on the needs of the family and their are of expertise

The Fourth Trimester is the most underestimated time of pregnancy. The NBDA equips trainees with knowledge of the importance of timing around holistically healing the body from a realistic approach.

Training Fee: $750

Processing Fee: $50

Total: $800

Payment options are available.

*Please note that if you are registering LESS than 3 months out, your payment options lessen.

**Please Note: There are NO REFUNDS issued for trainings. When you complete the Enrollment Form you are agreeing to this. However, we do issue a 1-year credit that can be applied to future trainings.

Course Outline

Schedule:

8:30am – 5pm daily

*Please note, daily schedule may vary per instructor.

Day 1

What Postpartum really means?

What is a Postpartum Doula

The First 40 Days – Healing Techniques

Postpartum Nutrition – Healing Foods

Birth Effects on Postpartum Recovery

Postpartum Physiology – The body’s Healing process (Vaginal birth & C-section)

How to support the Partner in Postpartum

Day 2

What is Postpartum Depression?

How to identify Postpartum Depression – Signs

Symptoms & Racial Differences & Depression

Identifying Postpartum Danger Signs

Breastfeeding 

LGBTQIA Families, Support & Resources 

Basic Newborn Care

Day 3

The Business Behind it All

Working with new Families amid Covid-19

Taking Precautions in your Practice

Building your Postpartum

Practice & Infrastructure

Business Development

Mentorship