Preparing the Parents
Birth Doula Workshops and ICEA Workshop Dates and Locations:
Note: all dates include the required prerequisite "Introduction to Childbirth" class on the Friday prior to the weekend class.
2020 Dates: Birth Doula Workshops
June class is Full and sold-out
Sept. 9, 10, 11, 2020: Orange County-Location TBA
Nov. 6, 7, 8, 2020: Location TBA
Spokane/Coeur d'Alene, ID
Sept. 25, 26, 27, 2020:
Location: Spokane River Midwives: Post Falls, ID.
July 17, 18, 19, 2020
Peaceful Heart Yoga Studio
ICEA Training for Childbirth Educators
ICEA Professional Teacher Training
June 29, 30, 2020, San Diego: Best Start Birth Center
REGISTRATION INFORMATION: Cost and Payment: Please read carefully: Click on Registration link after reading this section;
A NON-Refundable Deposit is mandatory to hold your space in the workshop. In the event of an expected situation, your deposit can be transferred towards a future workshop within a year of registration.
Classes and costs:
* Birth Doula Workshop and Introduction to Childbirth class: $495.00 for all 3 days
* Birth Doula Workshop only: $400.00 (weekend portion)
* Introduction to Childbirth workshop only: $100.00
* Late fee (ie: signing up week of class:) $500.00
*ICEA Workshop: $400.00
A $200.00 non-refundable deposit is due WITH registration with the balance due at the workshop.
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your registration name) as well as what workshop you are attending.
1. Paypal: firstname.lastname@example.org
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2. Venmo: use StaceyMScarborough58
3. Check in mail sent to me at 821 W. Cheyenne Ave. Hayden, ID 83835
This workshop is the full requirement towards DONA, Int. Birth Doula Certification. The process of certification begins AFTER the workshop and your membership and application to DONA, International. The training is the FIRST step, so you are not certified after the workshop, but have begun the journey Towards certification. The process is fully discussed in the training as well as online at dona.org
Birth Doula Workshop:
Class format: Each day begins at 8:00 a.m. to approximately 6:00 p.m. and includes:
Friday: Childbirth process, up to date terminology, practices in hospitals and out of hospital births, medical interventions, comfort skills
Weekend course: DONA, International information and certification, Prenatal Support and Doula Business, Challenges, Comfort Measures, Communication Skills and Hands on application of positions and comfort skills.
The participant will be given a detailed handbook, the ability to interact with others, questions and brainstorming, active participation in the learning process, and thorough understanding of the process and skills necessary.
Each day is 8:00-5:30 and includes details of how to prepare for the ICEA Certification exam, as well as demonstrating teaching skills in front of your fellow students, and the goals of learning as set by ICEA.
Breastfeeding students may bring a pump to provide milk for their newborns.