- ATTENTION -
Linda Worzer, our Doula Trainer,
is on medical leave til Fall 2020
You may complete your Registration form, to be held (without tuition). We will contact you with the new dates.
DONA-Approved Birth Doula Training
Doula Training Workshop - REGISTER $475.
Includes: Intro Day + 16 hours of Doula Training
Lactation for Doulas - REGISTER $75.
Your place in this Doula Workshop is not held without your 'paid' tuition.
- Refund Policy: A refund, less $30 processing fee,
is given if participant cancels two weeks or more
before workshop date.
If cancellation is less than two weeks prior to the workshop date, no refunds are given .
Nursing babies under 5 months may attend.
You know your baby best. Please keep learning needs (your own as well as others) in mind if you choose to bring your young baby. Mothers often find it difficult to participate fully, especially learning labor-comfort measures or other physical skills, while meeting your baby's needs.
If you prefer for baby and Grandma to spend time together (whether it's part of the time or all), pumping is welcome.
Birth Doula Training Workshop
Taught by Linda Worzer, BME, IBCLC, AdvCD/DBT(DONA)
The workshop includes the opportunity to complete all of these steps required for DONA Certification:
- Auditing a series of birth classes 8 am - 5pm
(not as an expectant mother)
- Attending a (16 hrs) DONA-Approved Workshop 8 am - 5 pm
- Attending a DONA-Approved Lactation course 5:30 - 8:30 pm
Tuition includes a childbirth education workbook, doula and breastfeeding course workbooks, business forms, online mentoring, continental breakfast, nutritious snacks and beverages.
Participants are required to Purchase, READ & bring copy of 'THE BIRTH PARTNER' 4th Edition, by Penny Simkin to the workshop. You must read this book BEFORE attending your workshop.
All Lunches are on your own. Feel free to bring a sack lunch or dine at one of many nearby restaurants
The CBE & Doula workshops are held at my home:
531 Stillmeadow Dr
Richardson, TX 75081
The Lactation Class is held Tuesday evenings, just before
each Doula Training Workshop (5:30 - 8:30 pm) in the home
of our Lactation Instructor:
Sharon Mattes, IBCLC:
1526 Archery Ln, Garland, 75044
(about 15 min NE of this workshop)
This DONA-approved Workshop is valid for 4 years.
The link below* fully explains steps to become a DONA Certified Birth Doula. Steps listed in no particular order:
During Workshops cell phones will be silenced. .
For more information: Contact Sharon