Be A Part of the Change! Transform Birth!
Take a Birth Doula Training
with Debra Pascali-Bonaro!
Ready to become a Certified Advanced Postpartum Doula?
DON'T MISS THIS AMAZING OPPORTUNITY to take your certification to the next level and train with maternal health expert and founder of Birth Day Presence and Boober, Jada Shapiro.
If you were certified by another doula training organization in the past, you have been a postpartum doula to at least 10 families (12 hours min. per family), and you are ready to go deeper into postpartum doula care so that you can better serve the families you have worked with, this certification is for you.
Being certified has more applications than ever before, as insurance and workplace benefits begin to cover certified doulas more and more.
Birth Day Presence has been helping doulas become certified birth and postpartum doulas since 2004. Join us, get certified, and take your career to a new level!
Be A Part of the Change! Transform Birth!
Take a Birth Doula Training with Debra Pascali-Bonaro!
This workshop is for YOU; whether you are beginning your path to becoming a doula, want to learn how to support your partner, friend or family member through their birth, are a nurse who would like to enhance your comfort skills, or are a community doula looking to expand your labor support skills.
Our doula workshop brings together people from all backgrounds and experiences to discuss the challenges and opportunities that exist today to ensure everyone has a safe, respectful and gentle birth in any setting! Learn more about the curriculum, our amazing teacher, and hear the feedback from past trainees below.
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BIPOC scholarships are available (details below.)
October 4 - 7 Hybrid Training (4 & 5 Virtual, 6 & 7 In-Person, Brooklyn)
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What you will learn:
Address the systemwide racial inequities and the role a doula plays in helping to create equity.
Recovery and Adjustment
Identify standard physiologic recovery milestones for the birthing parent, the importance of the birth experience and its impact on postpartum recovery.
The role of the postpartum doula to best support a newborn baby.
Supporting families with twins (or more)!
Providing support to the lactating parent and troubleshooting common lactation challenges.
Learn how to best support parents as they integrate their newest member(s).
Identify postpartum mood and anxiety disorders, how to set birthing parents up from emotional success and when to bring in more help.
How to provide support for a grieving family.
...and so much more!
Jada has taught thousands of parents and doulas, nurses, midwives, physicians and parents around the world. - Don’t miss this unique opportunity to expand your doula practice. Our doula workshop brings together people from all backgrounds and experiences to discuss the challenges and opportunities that exist today to ensure everyone has a safe, respectful and gentle transition to parenthood. in any setting.
- Jada Shapiro, founder of Birth Day Presence, has trained over 20k parents and birthworkers since 2002.
- Jada is sought out doula mentor, educator and trainer with 21 years of experience as a birth and postpartum doula, Childbirth Educator, Curriculum creator, Doula Mentor and Trainer
- She founded The Bellevue Hospital volunteer doula program in Manhattan.
- She founded Boober in 2017, named one of the top 34 Femtech Startups in 2022.
Thank you so much Jada! Your class was amazing, super informative and inclusive and I am craving to continue this learning!
Thank you for creating such an awesome, nourishing, and beautiful space for all of us. I want to acknowledge that the home you have built for families and birth enthusiasts gives me so much hope for the future of care. I am deeply grateful for the love and integrity that you hold for every person that walks through your doors.
- Marie Detering
For all aspiring doulas - Birth Day Presence is a gem. Efficient, organized, informative, meaningful, awe-inspiring, and fun.
Birth Day Presence's Birth Doula training is informative, eye-opening, powerful, and inspiring. For all aspiring doulas - Birth Day Presence is a gem. Efficient, organized, informative, meaningful, awe-inspiring, and fun.
Birth Day Presence offers partial scholarships for Postpartum Doula Trainings. These scholarships are meant for people who would not otherwise be able to attend the training because their financial resources are limited. If you have the means to pay for the full training, or if you have limited resources, but do not identify as BIPOC, payment plans are available.
In childbirth, systemic racism is the root cause of disparities leading to higher maternal mortality rates for Black, Indigenous, and People of Color (BIPOC). Doulas improve postpartum outcomes and makes a difference in more positive postpartum experiences. Doulas are an essential part of collaborative, respectful quality care. We offer partial scholarships to individuals who identify as BIPOC and have shown:
A commitment to improving birth outcomes
Have a financial need for scholarship assistance
Will use doula skills to support their community
If you feel that you meet the above criteria, please submit a short essay or submit a 1-min video addressing the questions below. Here are some questions to consider as you write or speak. Please submit to firstname.lastname@example.org
- Why do you want to become a Birth or Postpartum Doula and what do you hope to gain from this training?
- In what capacity would you like to serve birthing people and their families?
- How do you see yourself creating change through birthwork?
- How will this scholarship help you with your future goals?
- Do you identify as BIPOC?
Scholarships submissions will be reviewed on a rolling basis and awarded until filled.
Now accepting scholarships for the 2022 trainings.