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Holistic Doula Training Curriculum

The curriculum list provides an overview of the classes required to complete training. Our curriculum features a range of topics as outlined below. Each subject is designed to provide students with the skills and knowledge to succeed as a doula. 


* Holistic & Alternative Therapies for Pregnancy, Birth, and Postpartum 

* Sacred and Traditional Ancestral Practices  

* Use of Crystals, Healing Sounds, Visualization, Aromatherapy, and Meditation 

* Reproductive Anatomy

* Pregnancy Physiology

* Medical Terminology

* History and Role of the Birth and Postpartum Doula

* History of Midwifery

* Cultural Awareness and Humility Skills

* Prenatal Care

* Rebozo Techniques

* Compassionate Support Skills 

* Labor and Birth Care

* Prenatal Yoga and Dance

* All Birthing Options: Unassisted/free birth, Birth Center, Hospital, Home Birth

* The Role of the Partner 

* Birth Plan/Wishes Preparation 

* Breastfeeding Education & Support

* Babywearing

* Infant Care including Baby Bonding Techniques

*Emotional Wellness and Loss Support

* Doula Business 101

* Learn about the multiple types of doula specialties 

* Each module includes written assignments, reading summaries, quizzes, and activities 

* Required Final Exam

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