Doula Training Workshop


DONA approved, 3-day workshop to prepare women to provide continuous emotional, informational, physical support and advocacy to a laboring woman.  Led by nationally acclaimed childbirth educator and one of the founding members of DONA, Connie Sultana guides participants through the professional skill necessary to becoming a doula through didactic learning and ongoing support.

Topics include

  • The significance of birth in the life of a woman
  • Communication Skills
  • Working with hospital staff and care providers
  • How to set up and market your doula practice
  • How to interview with a potential client
  • How to conduct a prenatal visit
  • What happens in a postpartum visit
  • Emotional support in each stage of labor
  • The 3 R’s — Rhythm, Relaxation and Ritual
  • Emotional support during Cesarean birth and VBAC
  • Positions and advanced comfort measures for labor and birth
  • Tried and True Tricks of the Trade
  • What’s in a birth bag

The next workshop will be December 4th-6th, 2015.

Contact Connie directly at for more information about registration.