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2023 Online Groups, Coaches, Days and Times (central time)

Foundations of Doula Practice:

Mondays, 7:30 – 9:00 p.m., Tamara Thompson, meets every three weeks – APRIL 3

Tuesdays, 10:00 – 11:30 a.m., Robin Fuehrer, May

Tuition: $500.00

Book Club:

Mondays, 7:30 – 9:00 p.m., Amanda Echols, meets every three weeks – APRIL 17

Tuition: $120.00


Meet Our Foundations Coach Robin Fuehrer

Robin has been a doula for over five years and is also a successful birth photographer. She has several grown daughters and an adopted four year old son. Robin has served as the president of the Bismarck Doula Community and is an excellent nurturer of new doula talent. Find her on the web as Robin’s Nest Birth Support. The Bismarck, North Dakota, area has fewer than 40,000 people with only two hospitals that do labor and delivery. She’s a great choice for rural doulas.


Meet Our Certification Coach Tamara Thompson

Tamara Thompson has been a doula for eight years, is the mother of seven children and is returning from bereavement leave to spread her wisdom among other doulas! She is a member of the Black Maternal Child Health Alliance, Maroon Calabash in Milwaukee, and is a founder of the Harambee Village Doula Program in Madison. Her doula business is Mother Earth Doula Care, and she has been an informal mentor to many.  Tamara is especially interested in helping Black doulas and Black Student Midwives who have a focus on Reproductive Justice.


Meet Our Certification Coach Amanda Echols

Amanda has attended over 200 births, is a Certified Childbirth Educator, Placenta Encapsulator, and in Aromatherapy for Childbirth. Amanda is also a Chiropractic Technician and a Naturopathy and midwifery student. She is the founder of Faithful Haven Doula Collective and serves a five county area in eastern central Wisconsin.¬† Amanda’s passion is education and looks forward to nurturing new doulas and passing along what she has learned. Read more about Amanda.

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