Postpartum Doula Training and Certification

Effective mother-care is the most valuable way to positively impact overall wellness of babies and new families. Everything flows from loving support as parents meet their newborn and grow their family. This supporting role is available to you.

A Spiritual Approach

Honor the deep significance of a loving mother-baby bond for health

Ongoing Mentorship

Grow into a fantastic postpartum doula with support through your journey


Dive deeply into the science of primal health, bonding, breastfeeding, skin-to-skin contact

Are you seeking a Postpartum Doula Program

that resonates and connects deeply with you?

Have a life-long impact on the baby and family by offering reassurance, love and emotional support in the early weeks of parenting. What you do will be rounded in the best-practices of science. ln addition to their gratitude, your impact continues throughout their lives.

Our Postpartum Doula Certification is straightforward, comprehensive and flexible.

Our Postpartum Doula Certification is straightforward, comprehensive and flexible.

  • Our Postpartum Doula Trainings are held online and in-person
  • Take up to one year to complete your postpartum doula certification (if more time is needed … an extension assures your completed work counts)
  • In-depth training includes a workshop and home study
  • Mentorship throughout your training
  • Join an organization that believes in our innate birthing abilities

The BirthWorks Postpartum Doula Training and Certification Process is Easy!

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

Register & meet your Mentor

Find a postpartum doula workshop

Complete at your own pace

Be best prepared to support families during this time of transformation. Start Your Journey!

“When the transition from the womb to the outside world is smooth, the baby feels safer and happier. Then, the baby’s development is optimal and the mother can relax and feel more confident as a parent.”

BirthWorks Postpartum Doula Certification concepts include:

BirthWorks Postpartum Doula Certification concepts include:

  • How a human-values approach to postpartum care and parenting
  • Significance of mental health, deeply listening and acknowledging feelings and needs, to help heal and empower new parents
  • How to praise the new mother and build trust in her instincts
  • Importance and physiology of breastfeeding for baby and mother health
  • Deeper significance of mother-baby skin-to-skin contact and impact on breastfeeding success and overall development of babies
  • Primal behaviors, innate fetal agenda and child development
  • Importance of sensory integration between the mother and the baby
  • Six sleep states of babies to help understand normal newborn behaviors
  • Surrendering to what is, to make the “fourth trimester” more smoothly
  • Discovering your best self in this role and growing your postpartum business

Are you already a certified Postpartum Doula?

BirthWorks offers many other ways to support in continuing your postpartum doula career including re-certifying with us, advanced doula trainings to become a Kangaroula, and cross-certifying if you are already certified through another organization.

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.
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Have a Question? Let’s Chat.

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

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