Certified Christian Doula

The training for the Certified Christian Doula program is a 24 hour training that is held either:

  • In-person three day intensive workshop
  • Online over 5 weeks with pre-recorded video lectures and weekly zoom meetings
  • Hybrid combination of 5 weekly pre-recorded lectures and a one-day hands-on in-person skills training

In addition to the required workshop you will need to complete reading assignments, write a personal position statement, and pass an exam.

Through this training you will learn about:

• what doulas are and what they do

• how doulas affect labor and birth

• Communication and Counseling Skills

• anatomy and physiology of birth

• normal birth progression

• labor and birth complication

• the risks and benefits of interventions

• breastfeeding support

• how labor and birth affect the parents

• trauma informed care

• emotionally supporting parents

• physically supporting laboring moms

• tips and tricks to helping labor progress

• being an advocate

• how to pray for the parents you serve

• postpartum healing and mental health

• working as part of the birth team

• past birth trauma and helping parents process the birth experience

• how to truly be a “woman’s servant” during this amazing transitional time in her life

• and so much more!

Plus you get bonding and community building with other local Christian women that will last beyond the training!

Our next training cohort begins April 18, 2022

2022 Dates

January 17 – February 19 2022 (ONLINE)

April 18 – May 21, 2022 (Hybrid; weekly recorded lectures, in person hands-on training May 21 in Delaware, OH)

The complete cost for this certification is only $400

and we have scholarships and payment plans available!


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You can also mail checks to Ohio Parenting Collaborative at 5280 Township Rd 179 Cardington, OH 43315