Module One - Intro to Doula Work
✔Evidenced-Based information about birth doulas
✔Gift of Fear of the Lord - "Letting go of Fears" Exercise
✔Timeline of Childbirth History assignment
✔Start your 10-20 resource list with our first Case Study "Philomena".
✔ Supportive of the Family: we do not use inclusive language - we call mother "mother", etc.
Module 2: Emotions and Spirituality of Doula Work
✔ Spiritual Support: Spirituality of doula work
✔ Prayerful Support: Prayerful aids of doula work
✔Love Languages and how this can help your doula work
✔ Emotions and how they can affect the laboring stages of the mother
Module 3: Nutritional doula, ABC's of Doula, Communication
✔How nutrition is important for mothers plus Food diary assignment
✔ABC's of being a good birth partner (doula)
✔Fulfills Michigan requirement on Communication, Professional communication and cross-cultural communication - we have a cultural project included in this module
MODULE 4: FORTITUDE, SUFFERING, STAGES OF LABOR
✔ Comfort in Birth Method - we use this book throughout our course.
✔ Understand the stages of labor.
✔ Understand the signs of pregnancy.
✔ Understand the signs of labor.
✔ How to help with relaxation, rhythm and ritual (the 3 R's) for laboring moms
Bonus Section: Healing Arts
✔ Healing Arts Part one: Learn 10 healing arts techniques from acupressure to water birth.
✔ Healing Arts Part two: Learn about Rebozo Techniques.
✔ Healing Arts part three: Aromatherapy and herbs info.
✔ Healing Arts part four - self-care for the mother (fulfills Michigan requirements) and unassisted birthing.
✔ Rebozo Mexican Shawl techniques
module 5: birth pLanning and more
✔ Learn various labor positions
✔ Learn labor anatomy and turn in labeling assignments
✔ Practice comfort measures on a friend or pregnant mother
✔ Interview 3 mothers about birth (certification requirement)
✔ Create a birth plan (can count towards community project skills certification)
Module 6: Challenges of Labor; medical side of Birth Part
✔ Discuss challenges of labor
✔ Emergency birth
✔ Epidurals and Medical side of birth
✔ Inductions and types of inductions
✔ "Natural induction"
✔ Informed consent and BRAIN
✔ Business 101 information
Module 7: From Hospital to HoMe - Baby procedures to postpartum
✔ Baby procedures at hospital and care for baby
✔ What you can do postpartum as a birth doula
✔ Read a breastfeeding book or take M.O.M. Advocacy class for breastfeeding requirement
✔ Learn about what to do at prenatals.
✔ Checklist to help you finish
Watch this free doula bag tips class....
What you can offer as a doula...
You as a doula help parents (mothers) experience the following....
* Better Birth Experience - Doulas offer 59% less chance of having a cesarean delivery
*Better Feelings about birth when a mother uses a doula - 31% decrease in the risk of being dissatisfied with the birth experience.
*Less need for pain medicines when using a doula - 10% decrease in the use of any medications for pain relief.
*Better Apgar score for baby using a doula: 38% decrease in the baby’s risk of a low five minute Apgar score.
*Less Depression: Women who received doula care during labor and birth, but not necessarily during pregnancy, showed a 64.7% reduction in odds of PPA/PPD.
Wow, those are great statistics!!
Comfort in Birth Method is our required reading for the doula course - we include this book in the cost of your class!
Certification REquirement #1 - Book Reviews
Book reviews required:
Package A (Basic): St. Therese Little Flower includes: Adult class pricing includes access to Google Classroom and Recorded classes in Thinkific classroom; includes your book Comfort in Birth Method; plus one digital file book by Julie Larsen; can add-on rebozo for $50 more. Includes Level A workshop. Includes the same finish in 2 year policy as above. (Student policy page) The student policy page shows you how payment plans work, etc. Thank you. We can offer scholarships for this basic package for financial need students - if you are financial need contact us for special pricing. Thank you. Enroll me now please!
Package B: St. Cecilia Package- Small Mentoring includes:
Includes everything in the St. Therese Little Flower package. Adding in: 3 mentoring time slots (40 minute sessions) with instructor (more equals higher cost); timeline setup for you to finish within 7 months or one year. Includes rebozo Mexican shawl. Includes one extra book printed sent to you. Includes M.O.M. Advocate breastfeeding course as well. Time slots must be done within the first 4 months of enrollment or forfeit time slots. Includes Rebozo Level A workshop. We expect you to finish sooner with mentoring but you still have 2 years.
This is our special deal for Black Friday week - get your doula class for $399 and one printed book - Comfort in Birth Method book!
You will receive a downloadable welcome packet when registering and then you will access modules in the classroom at Google. Note: You will need a Gmail address to enter classroom. Thank you.
There is NO refunds on digital items in our store including classes. Thank you.
Down Payment option for birth doula course.
Please discuss with instructor about any rebozo. We will assume for our purposes this is just for a higher down payment. Thank you. God Bless.
This is for teens to signup for full birth doula course in November-December
Full Birth doula - 7 modules
One PDF of Comfort in Birth Method book
One mentor session for free
Rebozo Level A workshop
This class includes rebozo. Same package deal as previous St. Cecilia with rebozo shawl included in class cost. Includes fee for shipping. Payment plans are available. Thank you. This is a SALE item and will be limited time only - ends November 1st.
Includes book to be shipped.
Link for doula payment plan - or continuing a payment plan.
This is a signup for our Level A and B combo "zoom" workshop - you will receive the Power point slides and workbook with this enrollment.
Early Bird up to September 2nd is this pricing.
If you want the book "The Rebozo Revealed" it is an extra cost. Or you can use signup with the book separate listing.
Note: We will cover as much as we can in the one session. Thank you.
This is for students who want to enroll in payment plan can start here. You will receive download of birth doula first module with enrollment. Welcome packet will be sent to you and how to get into the newest classroom. Thank you.
This is for adult class!
We will send other files to you via email. Thank you.
This is for last payment of birth doula Spanish course edition for Ana. Thank you.
This is the link for our Special Black Friday deal for Birth doula classes.
This has now changed to lower pricing and PDF only booklet. So, you will be able to download the PDF of the birth doula first module and Comfort in Birth Method book!
This is a digital product: Our new edition to our birth shop! Our new 2023 Catholic Doula Journal - can be bought at ANY time, but we decided to launch this for the holiday season. You have different areas in this book to journal. Also, at beginning is a place to track your doula books that you want to read. There's also a section for your birth tracker or postpartum tracker (depending if birth or postpartum doula). This journal also makes a great gift to give to another doula! Buy our doula journal today. Digital products are non-refundable - not for resale! You may print your journal as you wish for your own personal use! Thank you.
Note: This is over 60 pages long and you can also print more pages as you wish!