Doula Training Live and Online, On Demand, Distance Doula, Rebozo, Comprehensive, No extra fees, Scholarships
START YOUR DOULA CAREER
ABOUT US

Bea and Sarah are actively practicing professional doulas and homebirth midwife assistants in Colorado Springs, CO.  Both began attending births in 2012.  Sarah and Bea co-founded The Doula Circle in 2014 and currently lead some of Colorado Springs most experienced doulas.  They have attended births at Evans Hospital, Memorial North, Memorial Central, St. Francis, Mountain Midwifery Birth Center, The Denver Birth Center, and countless home births.  Sarah & Bea combined have attended over 700 births, from unmedicated vaginal, medicated vaginal, vaginal twins and cesarean births.  Bea & Sarah have traveled the country over the years to attend various trainings led by the top figures in the birth world today, including The Farm Midwives, Gena Kerby the Rebozo Queen, Pro Doula, Birthing From Within’s Viginia Borboro, and Robert Newman of Calm Birth. 

Bea and Sarah Doula Trainers Live and Online or Virtual Doula Training
Doula Training Live and Online Virtual On Demand Doula Training, Rebozo, Advanced Skills
The Best of the Best

Bea and Sarah have combined the best and most useful of the trainings they have attended, as well as their hands on experience, in order to create a training unlike any other! The things you will learn in these trainings will be the cornerstones of your doula practice.

Traveling to training after training is time consuming and costly. Part One and Part Two of our Doula Training will prepare you to support women, build your business, and feel confident in your skills and knowledge. 

Our training is 100% all inclusive. There are no additional or surprise fees for annual memberships or testing/certification.

Included in Part 1 Training
$750 (In-Person & Live Stream)
Reserve your spot for only $280
Payment Plans and Scholarship Options
20.5 Live Training Hours
Dates and Requirements

Intro to Labor and Birth


  • Birth - Mind, body, and spirit for mom, baby, and partner
  • Anatomy of pregnancy, labor, and birth
  • The truth about "Labor Patterns"




Common Prenatal Concerns (Pt. 1)


  • What is Normal
  • Fielding questions and concerns




Common Birth Interventions


  • Augmentation
  • Inductions
  • Cesarean
  • Third Stage




Labor Support Techniques (Pt. 1)


  • Physical, emotional, spritual
  • Unmedicated
  • Medicated
  • Cesarean




Prenatal and Postpartum Support


  • What is the goal of your care
  • Meeting structure
  • Meeting etiquette
  • Develop content and rhythm




Scope of a Doula


  • Expectations
  • Advocacy
  • Medical professional relationships




Doula Client Relationship


  • Doula- client communication
  • Doula- client boundaries
  • Red flags




Doula Proof Your Life


  • Setting your household up for success
  • Preparing your family
  • Setting realistic expectations
  • Tips and tricks




Pain Management Options


  • Nitrous
  • Epidural
  • IV Narcotics
  • Alternative Options




Natural Labor Coping and Positioning for Doulas Workshop


  • This workshop is held on a separate night after Part 1
  • Learn hands on skills for positioning and coping for clients
  • This includes critical thinking scenarios for how positioning can change the course of labor. Advanced skills including rebozo, massage, positioning for malpositioned baby.




Supporting Families in the Postpartum Workshop


  • This workshop is held on a separate night after Part 1
  • Understand how to support families from the Immediate Postpartum through the first few weeks
  • This class includes how to support families experiencing close calls and loss




Breastfeeding Basics for Doulas Workshop


  • This workshop is held on a separate night after Part 1
  • This class is taught by an IBCLC which is the highest level certification possible in the field.
  • Our resident IBCLC will explain how a doula can support breastfeeding and feeding options for family in the Immediate Postpartum and beyond.





Included in Part 2 Training
$480 (In-Person & Live Stream)
12.5 Live Training Hours
5.5 On Demand Video Training Hours
(+12.5 hr Childbirth Ed Class Audit)
Dates and Requirements

Anecdotal vs. Evidence Based Information


• Understanding how to support your clients with evidence based information • Autonomy over advice




What is Coping in Labor


• Comfort Measures • Coping Techniques • How to know if your client is coping well




Partner and Family Support


• Supporting the Partner to support the mama • Family Dynamics - Supporting the whole family




Affecting Change in Labor


• Positioning • Skills to move baby • Skills to alter the course of labor




Prenatal and Postpartum Care (pt 2)


• Interviews - Landing your potential client • Prenatal Care - Communication and autonomy • Postpartum Care - Communication, processing, closing the relationship




All Things Business


• Starting your business • Branding • Design • Contracts and forms • Boundary setting early in the game




Childbirth Education - Class Audit Slot


• Attend Hypno-Mama or Birthing From Within Childbirth Ed Class (5 week series) • Hear real questions from families and how to field questions • Select an upcoming date to audit after the training weekend




Doula Tools


• Doula bag • Essential oils • Comfort tools • "Uniform"




On-Demand Video Content


• Video content includes a more in-depth look at: • Cesarean Birth • Induction and Interventions • Supporting Clients in Writing their Birth Plan • Supporting Families in the times of COVID





Online and Live Virtual Doula Training, Scholarships Available, Comprehensive, Rebozo

Scholarship Opportunity

We understand that life can present barriers to our abilities to reach for our goals. In the spirit of helping to reduce these barriers we are excited to offer two 50% scholarship opportunities. The process is simple. Send an email requesting an application.

Once reviewed we will contact you with more information.  

Payment plans are available for those registering in advance.

 
STEPS TO TAKE BEFORE THE TRAINING BEGINS

PRE-REQ PART ONE

Required Reading:

  • The Four Agreements – Don Miguel Ruiz

  • Birth: The Surprising History of how we are born – Tina Cassidy

Watch Video:

  • How to Bullet Journal

Required Items for Part One:

  • Bullet Journal

  • Personal Journal/Diary

PRE-REQ PART TWO

Attend All Six Part 1 Classes (Three classes occur on separate nights between Part 1 and Part 2)

Interventions Homework

Begin Building Resource Binder

Become Familiar With:

  • The Birth Partner - Penny Simkin

  • Labor Progress Handbook - Penny Simkin

UPCOMING DATES

In-Person + Live Stream Option

SPRING 2021 PART ONE

March 5th - 5pm-9pm

March 6th - 8:30am - 12:30pm

March 7th - 8:30am - 1:00 pm

March 17th - 6:00pm - 9:00pm

March 26th - 6:00 - 9:00pm
April 2 - 6:00 - 8:00pm

(over 20 hours of in person training)

SPRING 2021 PART TWO

April 23th - 5pm - 9pm

April 24th - 8:30am - 12:30pm

April 25th - 8:30am - 1:00pm 

On Demand Video Content

Childbirth Ed Audit Slot (12.5 hrs)

FALL 2021 PART ONE

Coming Soon...

FALL 2020 PART TWO

Coming Soon...

REQUIREMENTS
FOR CERTIFICATE
  • Attend Labor Doula Training Part 1 including extended content workshops
     

  • Attend Labor Doula Training Part 2 and view on demand content

  • Audit at least one Childbirth Education (CBE) Class (this must include an independent  CBE with a minimum of 12.5 hours) Audit slots in Bea or Sarah's childbirth education classes are included with your training

  • Complete the Required Reading​

  • Receive 80% or better on the Labor Doula Test​. If you do not pass on your first attempt, constructive feedback will be given, with suggestions on how to gain the knowledge necessary to pass. The doula can retake the test in 6 months.

  • Submit a Local Support & Providers Resource List with an explanation for why you chose to include that provider/support professional
     

  • No additional fees such as annual membership or testing fees

Cancellation Policy

If you cancel your attendance with 30 days notice of the training start date, your entire fee is refundable. If you cancel your attendance with 29-14 days notice of the training start date, your deposit will be forfeited and the remaining fees will be refunded. Any cancellation occurring less than 14 days from the training start date will result in the forfeit of all payment and fees.  

OUR OFFICE

2501 W. Colorado Ave

Colorado Springs

CO 80904

719-502-6409

springsdoulas@gmail.com

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