Online Classes

The ABP Doula Training Center is excited to bring several online classes for childbirth education and breastfeeding for doulas. Each of the classes are divided into sections, making it easy to complete each section at your convenience. Once you complete the entire class, you will receive a certificate reflecting the specific class and hours granted. The Breastfeeding Class is 3 hours, divided into 2 sections. The Childbirth Education Class is 7 hours, divided into 5 sections. Both classes have been approved by DONA International. You will need to register and pay online.


Breastfeeding

2 sections, 3 hours of content

The Breastfeeding Class is designed for doulas who are learning to support new mothers who choose to breastfeed. Topics covered are benefits for mother and baby, different positions to hold baby while feeding, evaluating proper latch, signs of adequate milk intake, identifying common problems seen during first few weeks, returning to work and pumping, starting solid foods while continuing to breastfed beyond 2 years of age, and techniques for slow weaning.

REQUIREMENTS:

  • Must be accepted in doula training class.

  • Must register and pay online

  • Once completed class, you must complete one question then received your certificate.


Childbirth Education

5 sections, 7 hours of content

This comprehensive Childbirth Education Class is designed for doulas in birth training classes. In this class, you will learn anatomy and physiology, signs of labor, dilating and effacing, labor patterns, physical and emotional changes during early, active and transitional labor phases, writing birth plans, comfort measures, interventions, C-births, and postpartum stage.

REQUIREMENTS:

  • Must be accepted into a birth doula training.

  • Must register and pay online

  • Once completed class, you must complete one question then received your certificate.