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Rina offers a three-day birth doula workshop that qualifies as two steps toward certification through DONA International: the childbirth education requirement and the doula training. The fee for the workshop is $575, or $500 if payment is received 30 days in advance of the start date. Workshops run for three days from 9am to 6pm on each day. Click here for a full guide to Birth Doula Certification.

The doula training you choose shouldn't only fit your schedule, but should also fit your plan. Please feel free to reach out to me so that together we can figure out if my workshop is going to help you meet your goals. 

The workshop includes:

*Introduction to childbirth for doulas*

*The significance of birth and the short and long-term impact of the birth experience*

*Suggestions for emotional and psychological support during labor*

*Comfort measures and non-pharmacological pain management techniques*

*The role of the doula before, during and after the birth*

*Communication skills for doulas*

*Discussion of ethics and standards of practice for doulas*

*Steps toward DONA certification*

*Local networking information and business orientation*