Are you interested in the Birth Doula Program, but there isn’t a workshop coming to an area near you? Or, are you required to obtain certification in a short period of time? Then our Online Workshop is the perfect solution!
How to Purchase the Online Workshop
You can choose to purchase the Birth Doula Online Workshop when you enroll in the Traditional Pathway. If you have already enrolled in the Traditional Pathway, then email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 919.674.4183 and our office will be happy to assist you.
Certification Overview & Curriculum
The ICEA Birth Doula Certification Program verifies that birth doulas have the necessary education and skills to enable them to facilitate expectant parents’ mental and physical preparation for pregnancy, labor, birth and parenthood. The program promotes the concept of the birth doula as an advocate of the natural process of childbirth and the right of the expectant parent to make informed decisions based on knowledge of alternatives. Following is the program curriculum:
Part I – Introducing the Doula
Part II – Meeting Your Clients
Part III – Labor: An Overview
Part IV – Labor: The Process
Part V – Comfort Measures, Coping Skills, and Pain Relief
Part VI – Family Integration
Part VII – Coping with the Unusual
Part VIII – Business Matters
The ICEA Certified Birth Doula is expected to further a wider understanding of ICEA’s mission and philosophy among health professionals and the public.
For answers to all your certification questions, please visit our FAQ page.