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Birth Doula Studies Program | $649

Course Overview:

The demand for professionally trained birth doulas is increasing. Parents are recognizing the benefits of having an educated and supportive professional at their side during the birth of their newest addition. Overview

Whether you have a passion for supporting families or wish to use this is as a stepping stone to explore other perinatal professions, the College of the Rockies Continuing Education Birth Doula Certificate program is the perfect choice!

Who Will Benefit From This Program?

Do you light up when you think about pregnancy, birth, babies, and new families?

Would you like to make a positive difference in the life of a mother-to-be?

Have you considered a midwifery or nursing career, but want to see what it would be like to assist birthing women?

Are you currently working with women during birth and interested in furthering your education and obtaining a certificate?

If you answered yes to any of these questions, the Birth Doula Studies Program is for you!

About the Instructor

Your instructor Carmen Schultz has been a certified Doula since 2000 and has worked in the perinatal field supporting women for 2 decades. She has furthered her knowledge through ongoing perinatal education and childbirth education studies. Her experience includes working with at-risk youth throughout their pregnancies and into parenthood, managing a local Crisis Pregnancy Centre, co-facilitating a postpartum depression support group as well as teaching prenatal classes to expectant families. Carmen has supported countless women through their journey into parenthood and is the proud mother of two children.

Module Descriptions

Module 1 -- The Doula as a Holistic Birth Practitioner

This module is an introduction to the role of a doula. It allows you to learn more about yourself and how this may translate in the support of your clients. You will also learn how a doula can support a woman in birth, stay within her scope of practice and how to assist the client during the stages of natural birth as part of the maternity care team.

Module 2 -- The Doula during Childbirth

You will learn more about the anatomy and physiology of the childbearing woman. You will also learn common terminology and abbreviations used by medical professionals as well as common

More info: http://www.cotr.bc.ca/doula/

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