"To nourish and empower the local community by training a new generation of confident and mindful doulas."
OUR HAPPY TRAINEE DOULAS SAID...
It has been everything I could have hoped for and more.
The delivery of the course has been perfect, a great mix of activities and learning
It's been so lovely to do an in-person course and experience personal connections.
Best weekend; learnt so much. Looking forward to more training.
Birth physiology, anatomy, and foetal positioning
Birth rights, birth choices and what doula support can look like
Respect and acceptance of parents and their decisions
Unexpected situations, emergencies, crisis situations, baby loss.
Bonding physiology, innate needs of mothers and babies, infant feeding
The power of language, communication and listening skills
Working with the NHS, midwives and health providers
Common sense, diplomacy and boundaries
Transforming your passion in your business
Pre Course Module
In person training over 2 weekends
3 online group mentoring sessions
Post Course Module
5 Reasons To Train with Us
Facilitated by local doulas living within Northern Ireland, with 25 years of collective experience, providing insight into NI maternity services and extensive experience of supporting the local birthing community.
Ongoing support throughout the course with monthly mentoring calls between training weekends. Also with the option to join an exclusive private online support group.
Course attended on 2 weekends, spread over 3 month period giving you plenty of time for reflection and course completion.
Instant networking opportunities with doulas working in Northern Ireland, as well as trust contacts.
Confidence to support all types of birth, to support families postnatally, and to be enthusiastic and fully prepared to work as a doula in Northern Ireland.
Like the idea of training as a doula?
Get in touch to learn more or see below for details of our next training
Our next training in 2024
When 2 weekends 9.30am-5pm
24-25 February 2024 and 18-19 May 2024
Dates of online sessions TBC (March, April, June)
Where The Little Yoga House, Belfast
Investment* £750 with a deposit of £150 to register.
Remainder in two payments of £300 or monthly instalments. Balance due Mon 29/01/24
* We will consider offering discounted places to people from ethnically diverse communities, from the LGBTQIA+ community, with physical, mental or health impairments or someone who has a financial barrier to signing up. Please email us directly for further information.