Who is Doula Canada?
Doula Canada provides opportunities for doulas and childbirth educators to professionally develop their skills and confidence as reproductive support persons…. around the world!
Established in 2001, Doula Canada has a long history of offering quality training with a personal approach. “Certification with confidence” and evidence based approaches to resource and skill development are two mandates of our organization. These are two of the many reasons we are a leading training for modern day doulas!
Our trainings programs in high demand for many reasons:
- Professional training with top professionals in your field
- Continuous contact with our team, other students, and alumni
- Materials created from a trauma-informed and affirmative place of community-care
- A flexible and adaptable certification process that will help you create direction for your success
- Training opportunities that help our students take direction and fulfill their goals for supporting clients in a self-directed and community-based way
- Events that combine the benefits of either in-person or online learning with our experienced team and guest speakers
- Your success is important to us! We offer small cohort mentoring, one-on-one mentoring, and continuous feedback along the way.
- Exclusive events, trainings, and opportunities for growth for registered members
- Easy to use online learning system
- Exclusive listing on our “Find a Doula” listserv.
- Connection with birth workers and reproductive support persons around the globe!
Doula Canada aims to improve reproductive health through the development of client-directed care and a focus on community support models. Our focus is not simply on the reproductive experiences of labour, birth, and the postpartum, but on all reproductive journey’s our clients may experience.
We work towards achieving our goals by:
- Focusing on evidence based information and highlighting where more research must be done
- Mentorship and learning support that positions community at its centre
- Collaboration with other organizations, non-profits, professional bodies, and other stakeholders in reproductive support matters
- Community building through fundraising, emphasis on affirmative practice, and a focus on trauma-informed care models
- Professional development on topics related to reproductive support, health, and advocacy
- Communication and development of learning opportunities that are accessible and dedicated to quality
To build a dynamic community for the continuing education and inspiration of professional reproductive support persons.