Birth Boot Camp Postpartum Doulas will be prepared to help families have a smoother, more natural transition into parenting. They will learn how to provide physical, emotional, and informational support to the many families that they serve. Train with Birth Boot Camp to learn how to build a professional and satisfying business doing what you love!
February 3-5, 2022 | Salt Lake City, UT | In-Person Training | Deadline – December 23rd
March 28-30, 2022 | Dallas, TX | In-Person Training | Deadline – February 14th
April 18-20, 2022 | Kansas City, KS | In-Person Training | Deadline – March 7th
July 14-16, 2022 | Idaho Falls, ID | In-Person Training | Deadline – June 2nd
October 20-22, 2022 | Minneapolis, MN | In-Person Training | Deadline – September 8th
December 8-10, 2022 | Dallas, TX | In-Person Training | Deadline – October 27th
How to Become a Birth Boot Camp Postpartum Doula
The registration form will take approximately 10 minutes. When choosing which workshop you would like to attend, keep in mind that the reading, movies, study modules, etc. are to be completed before your workshop. You will leave your workshop certified and ready to serve clients!
Early Bird Price – Pay $595 ($195 certification fee and $400 training fee) All fees due 3 months prior to the workshop.
Regular Price – Pay $695 ($230 certification fee and $465 training fee) All fees due 30 days prior to the workshop.
There are two payments that will need to be made.
1) The Certification Fee is paid to Birth Boot Camp during your registration to begin the program.
2) The Training Fee is paid separately to the Postpartum Doula Trainer who will be conducting the workshop you choose to attend.
After completing the registration form and paying your certification fee, you will receive an email with a few documents to sign including our Policies & Procedures, Photo Release, Code of Conduct, Scope of Practice, and Non Compete Agreement. Please let us know if you have any questions about these.
Training Requirements/Study Modules
After completing your registration you will receive access to our online portal where you’ll find your modules as well as the Comprehensive Childbirth Class. You will receive an email with a username and password to log-in and complete your modules. Keep in mind that all of the modules must be complete before your in-person training.
Module 1 – Reading List
- Gentle Birth, Gentle Mothering by Sarah Buckley
- Mothering the New Mother by Sally Placksin
- This Isn’t What I Expected by Karen Kleinman
- The Fourth Trimester by Kimberly Ann Johnson
- Mothering Multiples by Karen Kerkhoff Gromada
- The Baby Book by Dr. Sears (Chapters 5,6,7,10, 20)
- Breastfeeding Made Simple by Mohrbacher & Kendall-Tackett
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Module 2 – Childbirth Education
Watch Birth Boot Camp’s online Comprehensive Childbirth Class and answer the questions in the Childbirth Education document. You will be given access to the Comprehensive Class as part of your training.
Module 3 – Breastfeeding
Watch the Breastfeeding Intensive for Birth Professionals Video, included in your training, and download the Breastfeeding document to record your notes.
Module 4 – Movie
Watch When the Bough Breaks. Download the Movie document and answer the questions as you watch. When the Bough Breaks is currently free to watch on Amazon Prime.
Module 5 – Support Groups
Attend two breastfeeding or postpartum support groups in your community. Write a summary for each meeting you attend. *If necessary, online support groups work for this requirement.
Module 6 – Community Resources
Compile a list of local resources that will benefit your clients.
We are so excited to have you join us as a Birth Boot Camp Postpartum Doula!