Become a certified doula in as little as 7-14 weeks!
Course price - $375
Early bird special - sign up before July 5th for the price of $325! Special Business Class bonus save $20 if you combine it all!
Can't afford this course? Fill out a scholarship form in the white box below!
A course designed to equip you with everything you need to become a doula...in a short amount of time!
Here’s whatcha get.
1 hour of free mentorship.
7 Modules (Access to all of our basic "7 Gifts of the Holy Ghost" modules and all of our "secret tricks" of the trade for rebozo!) See self-pace page .
2 Books: -The Birth Conspiracy (will be digitally sent to you in PDF format) -Julie Larsen’s new book Comfort in Birth Method (a printed version will be mailed to you) .
Four group video chats to get your questions answered! (There will be a small charge for my time if you need additional video calls).
-Virtual/long distance work available! Contact me for details. You will learn about:
The history of birth - with a timeline assignment .
The spirituality of doula work and the five love languages .
Comfort in the birth method and what it means.
Nutrition and holistic practices - with a food and exercise diary.
Positions for labor and postpartum to help mothers recover .
Fortitude and fears - rebozo comfort measures and more!
Not sure if Fast-Track is right for you? Free samples request form is on the Register Fast-Track page
Course Pricing Early-bird price: $325 Course price after July 5th: $375
Add-on our business class ($50) to the fast-track course and receive $20 off your total purchase!
Note: All sales are final for this course. No refunds. PayPal option is below - we also offer Venmo and Google pay options please use register form (on this page) for other options!
We also have a payment plan option - Pay $125 down for fast-track only or $145 down to include business course. Rest of payments will be worked out with instructor. All payments must be in before certified or receive a business certificate.
1. You must review three books from the list below + our required book.
Choose from these books:
The Gift of Birth (required in our Self-Pace Program)
The Birth Partner Book by Penny Simkin (classic book)
Made for This; A Catholic Mother's Companion
Walking with Mary from Conception to Birth by Sarah Reinhard (highly recommend)
Prayerfully Expecting: A Nine-Month Novena for Mothers
Breastfeeding Made Simple; Boost Your Breastmilk (St. Anne Breastfeeding)
Making More Milk.
We require one book to be breastfeeding related. If you are taking the M.O.M. Advocate course we recommend Breastfeeding Made Simple.
Required book: -The Birth Conspiracy Natural Birth, Hospitals, and Doulas: A guide by Rivka Cymbalist. You will have to purchase this book on your own. Used is around $9.00 plus shipping. We will have a group discussion on this book.
2. Record (on paper) your 2nd birth attendance (within one year from the start of class).
The form for the birth attendance must be filled out by you and the mother. (We count previous birth attendances if you are already a certified doula or if you have been to a birth before).
3. Complete a community project assignment.
You may do any of the following:
start a website or blog about being a doula
make a list of 20 resources for mothers
make a list of “birth/doula” terms (at least 30 terms - abbreviations can count)
journal about being a doula in training (post one journal on a blog, website, or social media site)
write an essay on doula work (explanation in modules)
4. Interview three mothers about their birth experience.
Interview mothers who have experienced natural, medicated, and C-Section births. The goal is to write one interview about each different birth experience. Post one interview on your blog.
5. Attend one of the following:
a pregnancy support group
a childbirth class (either at a hospital or by a certified leader)
a labor/delivery room tour
NOTE: If you are taking the BLOOM add-on training you may exchange your first group meeting for the requirement above. BLOOM training is $25 - click here for info.
6. Interview a doula or midwife.
Interview a doula about their work. (You may interview a midwife if a doula is not available) If you are unable find a doula to interview, we will offer you a different assignment so you may complete this requirement.