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2021 Doula Trainings

Jan 15-17  Health Care Professionals Doula Training – Online Live!

Jan 27 – March 10, Wednesdays – Online Live!

March 12-14, Madison, Wisconsin

March 31 – May 12, Wednesdays – Online Live!

April 16-18, Milwaukee, Wisconsin

June 2 – July 14, Wednesdays – Online Live!

August 20-22 Health Care Professionals Doula Training – Online Live!

Sep 1 – Oct 6, Wednesdays – Online Live!

Sep 24-26. Milwaukee, Wisconsin

October 22-24, Madison, Wisconsin

Nov 3- Dec 15, Wednesdays – Online Live!

Dec  3-5. Milwaukee, Wisconsin

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Introduction to Childbirth Course for Professionals

Date and Location:

Wed, Jan 13 & 20th, 5:30 p.m. – 9:45 p.m. central time ONLINE!

Thursday, March 11, 2021, 8:30 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. Madison, Wisconsin

Wed, March 17 & 24th, 5:30 p.m. – 9:45 p.m. central time ONLINE!

Saturday, April 10, 2021, 8:30 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. Milwaukee, Wisconsin

Wed, May 19 & 26th, 5:30 p.m. – 9:45 p.m. central time ONLINE!

Wed, August 18 & 25, 5:30 p.m. – 9:45 p.m. central time ONLINE!

Thursday, September 23, 2021, 8:30 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. Milwaukee, Wisconsin

Saturday, October 16, 2021, 8:30 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. Madison, Wisconsin

Wed, October 20 & 27, 5:30 p.m. – 9:45 p.m. central time ONLINE!

Thursday, December 2, 2021, 8:30 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. Milwaukee, Wisconsin

Details: The cost is $120 which includes tuition and 80 pages of materials.

Yes, this class meets the childbirth education requirement for DONA and CAPPA.

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

Usually, there is no class size limit for Intro Classes.

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Are You A Medical Interpreter?

You play a vital role in birth for many families!

To support you and increase the number of doula trained medical interpreters, you pay only $425 for any workshop series.  (This assumes you will not be working as a doula.)

Milwaukee, Wisconsin September 2021 Workshops

Introduction to Childbirth Course for Doulas

Date: Thursday, September 23, 2021, 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 April 6, 2021.

Birth Doula Workshop

Date: Friday, Saturday, Sunday: September 24, 25, 26, 2021, 8:30 a.m. -5:45 p.m.

Location (Both): Private home on South Water Street, Milwaukee (Third Ward/Riverview neighborhood)

Tuition: $550.00, with an early registration discount of $25.00 if paid by September 2, 2021. If you sign up early for both the doula workshop AND the Intro to Childbirth class, your package price is only $625!**

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

There are currently 6 spaces left in this workshop. 

Note: This is “Beef Expo” weekend; many hotels are already full.  Air BnB’s in the Bayview neighborhood are close by and the neighborhood is safe enough for a woman traveling alone. We can’t help you find a room, but call us if you have a question about a location.  If you rent a space with additional bedrooms, we will email other attendees for you if you would like housemates. 

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Madison, Wisconsin October 2021 Workshops

Introduction to Childbirth Course for Doulas

Date: Saturday, October 16, 2021, 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 October 1, 2021.

Birth Doula Workshop

Date: October 22-23th, 2021, Friday, Saturday, Sunday 8:30 a.m. -5:45 p.m.

Location: (Both)Homewood Suites Hotel (Hilton), 479 Commerce Drive, Madison (far west side)  

Tuition: $550.00, with an early registration discount of $25.00 if paid by October 1, 2021. If you sign up early for both the doula workshop AND the Intro to Childbirth class, your package price is only $625!**

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

There are currently 12 spaces left in this workshop.

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Online! Oct - Dec 2021 Weekly Classes

Introduction to Childbirth Course for Professionals

Date: Wed, Oct 20 & 27th, 5:30 p.m. – 9:45 p.m. 

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

Tuition: The cost is $120 for people taking only this course. It is included in the price of the Birth Doula Workshop.

Birth Doula Workshop

Date: Wednesday Evenings Nov 3 – Dec 15th, 5:30 p.m. to 9:45 p.m. CST

Tuition: $650.00, an early registration discount of $25.00 if paid by October 6th.

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

Class size is limited to 12 people. 

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Milwaukee, Wisconsin December 2021 Workshops

Introduction to Childbirth Course for Doulas

Date: Thursday, December 2, 2021, 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 April 6, 2021.

Birth Doula Workshop

Date: Friday, Saturday, Sunday: December 3, 4 & 5, 2021, 8:30 a.m. -5:45 p.m.

Location (Both): Downtown Milwaukee, Wisconsin (Condo in 3rd Ward)

Tuition: $625.00, with an early registration discount of $25.00 if paid by September 2, 2021. If you sign up early for both the doula workshop AND the 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!

There are currently 12 open spaces in this workshop. 

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Online! August 2021 Workshop for Nurses, Physicians, 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 this 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.

(FREE for HCP and students!) Intro to Childbirth:  Wednesday August 18 & 25th, 5:30 p.m. – 9:45 p.m. CST

Doula Training:  Friday, Saturday and Sunday August 20-23rd, 8:30 a.m. to 5:45 p.m. CST

Tuition: Nurse and physician rate is $525,  AND a FREE Introduction to Childbirth course (a $120 value)!

Nursing and medical student tuition is $425.00,  AND a FREE Introduction to Childbirth course (a $120 value)!

The Intro to CB for Professionals course examines current birth practices by understanding they are based on our cultural values and beliefs and NOT on the best scientific evidence to treat pregnant bodies.  You’ll also see at least ten births during the course; including sexually pleasurable ones.  Your peers highly recommend this class!  

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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.