A Spiritual Approach

Mothers already know how to birth, we teach you to faciliate that uncovering

Ongoing Mentorship

100% support through your entire training and certification process


Best practices for supporting families from academic science

Are you seeking a Birth Doula Program

that resonates and connects deeply with you?

Understand how to best work with energetic and physiological effects of the birthing process. Keeping her oxytocin flowing helps mothers feel safe.

Our Birth Doula Certification is straightforward, comprehensive and flexible.

Our Birth Doula Certification is
straightforward, comprehensive and flexible.

  • Our Birth Doula Trainings are held in-person and online (you choose)
  • Take up to 18 months to complete your certification (if more time is needed after that, an extension option assures your completed work counts)
  • In-depth training includes a workshop and home study
  • Mentorship with your Personal Mentor supports you from the start throughout your training
  • Join an organization that believes in women’s innate birthing abilities

BirthWorks Birth Doula Training Process is Easy!

You choose to start with the Workshop or your online learning.

Register & meet your Mentor

Find a birth doula training workshop

Complete online learning, at home at your own pace

Go into the world and support families in their birth choices.
Start Your Journey!

We believe mothers know what is best for their bodies, babies and family. We encourage families in the choices they make regarding where and how to birth, whether that is at home, a birth center or a hospital.

Our Doula Certification Program teaches you...

Our Doula Certification Program teaches you...

  • Optimal Pelvic Positioning and Pelvic Bodywork’ relation to labor progression
  • How to decrease stimulation of the neocortex during labor
  • The deep significance of the microbiome, birth physiology, and Primal Health
  • The power of positive energy around a birthing woman
  • Non-pharmacological and other comfort measures for labor and birth
  • Trust in birth as an instinctive process
  • Understanding of the physical, emotional and spiritual aspects of giving birth
  • Our unique Human-Values approach to supporting labor and life
  • The impacts of mother·daughter relationships in birth
  • How to discover your best self in this role and growing your postpartum business

Already a Certified Doula?

BirthWorks offers many other ways to build your birth doula career, including advanced doula trainings, cross-certifying (if you already certified in another program), and re-certification with us.

Other BirthWorks International Programs You Might be Interested in

Are you a birth or medical professional

looking to enhance your skills?

We offer continuing education for Midwives, Labor and Delivery Nurses, OB/GYNs … Birth professionals often join our workshops to enhance their skills. We also offer cross-certification.

Have a Question? Let’s Chat.

Please don’t hesitate to reach us, happy to be in touch.

Cristin Tighe
Executive Director & International Coordinator
1-202-276-3521 Mobile/WhatsApp