Birth Doula Trainings

Birth Day Presence regularly hosts incredible DONA birth doula trainings.  Our NYC trainings are located at our Park Slope Studio and taught by the world-renowned instructor, Debra Pascali-Bonaro. Visit DONA to learn more about the certification process.  Trainings are from 9am to 6pm over the course of 3 days. Our trainings sell out quickly! Doulas trained by Debra at Birth Day Presence come from all walks of life and go on to be top doulas! Birth Day Presence also offers the opportunity to affiliate and build your birth business quickly! Sign up for our business workshop with BDP Owner and Founder, Jada Shapiro, who has been a doula in NYC for 15 years and learned how to run a doula and childbirth education business from the ground up!

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Check out this fabulous and thorough review from a recent doula trainee, Amanda Rose Walsh!

“By the end of day 2, it felt that the class became a small family. We knew each other intimately and all felt genuinely supported, embraced and celebrated.” – Amanda Rose Walsh
Each day I continued to feel lighter, gaining more and more confidence with Debra’s insight and guidance on how to support women in birth.  There were so many beautiful take-a-way’s from Debra that will stay with me forever and are imprinted on my heart, for example, “We birth the way we live”, “Be like Wendy” and “Birth it Forward”, just to name a few.  But, it was at one single point in the workshop when Debra said, “We know what we need to know when we need to know it” that I instantly felt all of the weight lifted off of my shoulders and I knew that I was now a Doula and that that was all I ever needed to know. Thank you Debra!” -Catalina Glasgow, Jan 2015 grad