SMC Full Circle Doula Birth Companion Training (Online)
(Online Training, In-Person, and September Conference in 2022) Join the e-newsletters for updates at top of the menu at shafiamonroe.com.
2022 Online Training Sessions
February 7TH – March 6th, 2022 (Online)
April 4th – May 1st, 2022 (Online)
June 6th – July 3rd, 2022 (In-Person Portland, OR (Limited Number)
August 1st, – September 4th, 2022, (Online)
September: In-Person Conference: SMC Full Doula Conference: Portland, OR (Dates TBA)
October 3rd – November 6th, 2022, (Online)
December 4th 2022 – January 8th, 2023 (Online)
Online Training Overview ( All topics are not listed)
Week One – Orientation to the SMC Full Circle Doula Philosophy, Black Midwives Prayer, Certification, Legacy of the Black Midwife, Requirements, Doula History, Racism and Health.
Week Two – Everything Pregnancy, Reducing Infant Mortality, Midwifery Model of Care, Anatomy, Nutrition/Herbs, Solutions to Common Discomforts, Prenatal Care.
Week Three – Physiology of Labor, Signs Labor, Stages of Labor Management, Black Birth Traditions, Home, Hospital, Birth Center, Unassisted.
Week Four – Postpartum Doula Care, Postpartum Foods, Newborn Care, Breastfeeding, Business Development, Self-Care.
Final Quiz, Print Certificate
All registered students attending the training will receive
- Training manual
- Weekly Zoom Class with Instructors
- Resource List
- Access to the SMC Full Circle Doula Birth Companions Private Facebook Group, for ongoing support towards certification.
Visit www.smcdoulas.com to learn more and to register for a training.