The Postpartum Doula fills an important role in today’s family culture. The Postpartum Doula’s job is to make the transition to parenthood easier for new parents, to help mom during her recovery period and to ascertain what the family needs help with and provide the instruction.
Statistics show that women who have support during the postpartum period tend to have less postpartum depression, breastfeed for a longer duration, and make a better adjustment to parenthood.
As a CAPPA Certified Postpartum Doula you will be trained in the physical, emotional and informational support vital to a career as a successful doula.
Topics presented at workshops include:
- Postpartum Doula Scope of Practice
- Emotional and Physical Support of the Postpartum Mom
- Care of the Newborn*
- Breastfeeding Support*
- The New Baby and the Family
- The Postpartum Doula as Educator
- Postpartum Mood Disorders
- Running a Business
*with Hands-on Practice and Role-playing
Upcoming Postpartum Doula Trainings:
Niceville FL April 14 & 15, 2012 (in combination with Lactation Educator Training)
Statesvile NC May 4 &5, 2012
To Register click here