American Family Center, LLC

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Introduction to Childbirth - October 20

Birth Doula Workshop - October 21-22​

Class Times

The Intro class

12:00pm 6:00pm 

Doula Training

9:00am to 6:00pm

Academic excellence

Lots of 

hands on



DONA requirements for certification

Course Catalogue

Learn more about the training, to include the class outline by
clicking here.

Introduction to Childbirth - $100(On Sale for $50)

Topics include:

  • Perinatal Anatomy & Physiology
  • Emotions & Fear
  • Stages/phases of Labor 
  • Hospital Policies & Procedures
  • The Birth Team
  • Difficult Labors
  • Cesarean Section
  • Breastfeeding 
  • Newborn Care

Birth Doula Training - $290

Topics include:

  • Introduction to Labor Support
  • DONA International
  • Prenatal Support 
  • Your Doula Business
  • Communication & Culture
  • Support in Labor
  • Comfort Measures
  • Challenging Childbirth
  • Newborn Care
  • Breastfeeding
  • Postpartum Support

About The Trainer
Kelly Townsend MAS-IFP, CD(DONA), BDT(DONA)

It isn't a career, it's a calling!

Welcome to your next step in becoming a Doula!  This class fulfills your certification requirement of becoming a DONA certified birth doula.  For more information about DONA click here.

If you are just getting ready to embark on this incredible journey, or you have been practicing as a doula or childbirth educator already, DONA certification will greatly enhance your credentials as you continue to grow in the field.

Become a Doula!