Doulaing the DoulaDONA International Birth Doula Training Workshops

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Introduction to Childbirth Course for Doulas

Date and Location:

Saturday, October 20, 2018, 8:30 a.m. to 8:30 p.m., Madison, WI

Thursday, November 29, 2018, 8:30 a.m. to 6:30 p.m.  Brookfield, (Milwaukee) WI

Thursday, January 31, 2019, 8:30 a.m. to 6:30 p.m.  Bismarck, North Dakota

Saturday, March 2, 2019, 8:30 a.m. to 8:30 p.m., Madison, WI

Details: The cost is $100 (Madison) or $120 (Milwaukee, Bismarck) which includes tuition and 80 pages of materials.  Two one-hour meal breaks are included in the twelve hour courses.

Click here for more information about DONA’s childbirth education requirement (pdf).

Click here for information on the specific topics and other details.

There is no class size limit for Intro Classes.

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Madison October 2018 Workshops

Introduction to Childbirth Course for Professionals

Date: Saturday, October 20, 2018, 8:30 a.m. to 8:30 p.m.

Anyone may take this course even if you are not taking the doula training workshop.

Tuition: The cost is $100.

Birth Doula Workshop

Date: October 26-28, 2018, Friday 9:00-5:45; Saturday 8:30-5:45, Sunday 8:30-5:45

Location (Both):  Promega Events Center, Madison, Wisconsin

Tuition: $500.00, an early registration discount of $25.00 if paid by October 4.

Once you have registered, go to the Already Registered tab at the top of this page to begin preparation for the workshop!

This training is FULL!

To be placed on the waiting list, please send in the registration form and payment for the training as usual.  Many times I can accommodate the first 2-3 people on the waiting list, especially since the workshop has filled four weeks in advance.  If you do not get in to the training, you can decide to take one at a later time or receive a FULL refund.  I will send weekly updates about your wait list status, and you can stop “waiting”  without penalty at any time.

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Milwaukee December 2018 Workshops

Introduction to Childbirth Course for Doulas

Date: Thursday, November 29, 2018, 8:30 a.m. to 6:30 p.m.

Anyone may take this course even if you are not taking the doula training workshop.

Tuition: The cost is $120, but there is a $20 discount if you also sign up for the birth doula training (see below) by Nov 11.

Birth Doula Workshop

Date: Nov 30 – December 2, 2018, Friday 9:00-5:45; Saturday 8:30-5:45, Sunday 8:30-5:45

Location (Both): Country Inn and Suites, Brookfield (Milwaukee), Wisconsin

Tuition: $500.00, with an early registration discount of $25.00 if paid by November 11. If you sign up early for both the doula workshop AND the December Intro to Childbirth class, your package price is only $575!**

Once you have registered, go to the Already Registered tab at the top of this page to begin preparation for the workshop!

This training has 5 spaces left!

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Madison January 2019 Workshop for Nurses, Nursing and Medical Students

This training is for people who intend to use skills as nurses and physicians.  A few seats are available for non-medical people. For details on curriculum, please visit our nursing students page. Prerequisites are the same as other workshops.

This training offers 18 Nursing Continuing Education Hours. Amy Gilliland is an approved provider by the State of California Board of Nursing, #16959.

Date: January 11-13, 2019, Friday 9:00 a.m. to 5:45 p.m., Saturday and Sunday, 8:30 a.m. to 5:45 p.m.

Location: Madison, Wisconsin

Tuition: Nurse and physician rate is $425.00, with an early registration discount of $25.00 if paid by December 22.

Nursing and medical student tuition is $400.00 with an early registration discount of $25.00 if paid by December 22. AND a FREE Introduction to Childbirth course (a $120 value)!

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Bismarck North Dakota 2019 Workshops

Introduction to Childbirth Course for Doulas

Date: Thursday, January 31, 2019, 8:30 a.m. to 6:30 p.m.

Anyone may take this course even if you are not taking the doula training workshop.

Tuition: The cost is $120, but there is a $20 discount if you also sign up for the birth doula training (see below) by January 11.

Birth Doula Workshop

Date: February 1 – 3, 2019, Friday 8:30-5:45; Saturday 8:30-5:45, Sunday 8:30-5:45

Location (Both): Courtyard Inn Northwest, Bismarck, North Dakota

Tuition: $525.00, with an early registration discount of $25.00 if paid by January 11. If you sign up early for both the doula workshop AND the December Intro to Childbirth class, your package price is only $600!**

Once you have registered, go to the Already Registered tab at the top of this page to begin preparation for the workshop!

This training has 14 spaces left!

Lodging:  Hotel rooms have been reserved at a group rate at the Courtyard.  The Residence Inn is adjacent and is owned by the same company.  They have full room kitchens and a free breakfast at the Residence Inn.  You may be able to get the group rate there too if you call early enough.

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The workshop prepared me so much more than I ever thought possible and ever would have learned otherwise - not only in technical skills, but in my faith in birth, life, myself and others.