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If you're a woman who has a passion to serve or are looking to begin a rewarding career but don't know where to start, watch this short video. Our program teaches you how to tap into your passions and create a career and lifestyle that you love!
We use our birthwork, business and marketing savvy to guide you into becoming a successful entrepreneur with a booked-out calendar.
Doula Certification Combined With Business Building
Train how to nourish expectant and new mothers
Create lifestyle plans for women with health issues or who may be at high-risk for birth complications
Support mothers and babies during the postpartum period
Tap into your unique strengths and monetize them
Setup your doula business & processes
Book out your calendar weeks to months in advance
Receive one-on-one support each step of the way
PND BUSINESS BUILDING ACADEMY
Our 60-day academy is for women, with or without birthwork experience. We train you to support women before, during and after pregnancy, ensuring that they have a safe recovery and feel empowered in motherhood.
Select your 2 week doula certification program: hybrid - online and in-person cohort, or 100% virtual live and recorded sessions, from the comfort of your home. Complete reading, written assignments, and simulations to prepare for work in the field.
One training is completed, you'll receive all the tools, coaching and step-by -step guidance to support your own doula company, health coaching practice, or independent contractor business, so you can hit the ground running.
The maternal death rate has grown, and it will only worsen until women decide to take matters into their own hands, and save their sisters' lives.
- Lavi Re'
COMBAT LIFESTYLE & SOCIAL ISSUES
High Blood Pressure & High Cholesterol
Endometriosis & impaired fertility
Diabetes Type 2, Pre-diabetes & Gestational Diabetes
Socio-economic status and limited access to compassionate care
The maternal death rate is on the rise (especially in western nations like the US) and studies reveal that birthworker support, a healthy patient, and attentive postpartum care can help reduce the risk of death, premature babies and complications related to pregnancy.
The prevelance of lifestyle disease among pregnant women is proportional to their internal and external stressors. Women who are able to get control of and improve their health before delivery improve their chances of having a full-term baby, and a safe birth with minimal medical intervention.
As a trained Nutritional Doula, you'll not only be able to assist women in preparing their bodies for pregnancy and reduce physical and emotional stress, but you'll also be able to provide crucial postpartum support once they return home with their newborn. Your training will be crucial to mothers who may otherwise face life-threatening outcomes.
WHAT YOU'LL LEARN
How to identify high risk individuals
How to assess individual needs
How to create a lifestyle & meal plan
Social injustices & how to affect change
Infant & preemie care
Maternal postpartum care & healing
Starting your doula business
Marketing & positioning your business
WHAT YOU CAN EXPECT
Our doula training takes a Christian approach to nurturing the body and the soul. You'll be required to read selected passages from The Womanly Art of Breastfeeding & Counsels on Diet & Foods in order to understand the how and why our bodies operate the way they do. At the end of your training, you'll be equipped to serve women from varying backgrounds, while being culturally sensitive, professional, and confident - with a Mother First attitude.
Our 100% Online course is self-paced with over 15 hours of instruction. You will receive training in client assessments, food preparation, maternal & newborn care, plus weekly assignments, simulations and a final exam. Students have the option of completing supervised (virtual or verified) hours for experience and certification through PNDTA.
You will have a scheduled one-on-one business building coaching call, and have access to our live, weekly group business building events (Mondays at 9am CST + recordings).
Module 1: 5 hours of instruction
Research & written assignments
Module 2: 2 hours of instruction
Reading & written assignments
1 hour live session - held in our private group
Module 3: 5 hours of instruction
Research & hands-on-prep assignment
Module 4: 2 hours of instruction
Reading & written assignments
1 hour live session - held in our private group
Module 5: 2 hours of instruction
Two (2) Live mentorship calls
Step-by-step business setup
Ongoing mentorship and business coaching for 60+ days
POSTPARTUM & NUTRITONAL DOULA DUAL-CERTIFICATION $999
Payment plans available
Cultural & Health Issues Surrounding Birth
History & racism in the medical field
Maternal health assessment
The Doula's Role
Lifestyle & plant-based solutions
Food for healing demonstration
In this module, you'll understand the fundamentals & implications of lifestyle disease on pregnancy outcomes and how to overcome them.
Appearance and characteristics
Breastfeeding and nutrition
Sleep and sleep conditioning
Milestones and development
Virtual session all about infant care and how to support parents on the job.
Postpartum Maternal Care
Mothering the Mother
Healing the womb
Identifying postpartum depression & other issues
"How-to" new parent education
In this Module you'll learn the ins-and-outs of postpartum doula care.
The Business of Being a Doula
Business startup and costs
How to stand apart
Legality and contracts
Marketing and social media
Virtual session walking you through setting up your business and how to start making money.
Deep Dive & Support
One-on-one business mentorship Zoom
Step by step instructions on how to set up your business for free
Advanced instructions on how to put (paid) systems into place
Setting up client communication & templates
Simulated interactions with clients
Business marketing to fill your calendar
Bi-weekly, live business-building Zoom calls (recordings available)
60 days of ongoing support for setting up and launching your business.
Receive all the new client paperwork, logs, checklists and contracts we provide for our doula business marketing clients. Plus a customized welcome packet for your new moms!
Your trainer will walk you step-by-step through setting up your networking sites, assist you with copy, branding and messaging, and give you live feedback each week until you feel confident. You're never alone and have lifetime access to our course & private group.
150 Question Final Exam must be completed within 2 weeks of class end.
Trainees who pass the exam will receive a "Certificate of Completion."
Trainees who complete 40 hours of supervised hands-on-care will receive Postpartum & Nutritional Doula certification through PNDTA.
There is no national certifying body for doulas.
Participate in our weekly, live lessons on business building and monthly live Q & A sessions with pediatrician and board certified lactation consultant, Dr. Sharifa Glass. Also, receive the exact client emails and communication we use to get your business started.
ARE YOU READY TO TURN YOUR PASSION INTO A LUCARTIVE CAREER?
Most Postpartum doulas earn $25 - $45/hour. By being a trained Postpartum and Nutritional Doula, you can command a wage higher on the spectrum. You can set your own schedule and choose when you'd like to work. Most doulas work anywhere from 4 - 8 hours during the day, and up to 12 hours overnight.
Start your own specialty doula agency
Work as an overnight Newborn Care Specialist.*
Start your own health coaching business for women.
Speak at events and host educational seminars.
Start a holistic meal delivery service for postpartum families.
Create meal plans for women dealing with endometriosis, diabetes, high blood pressure or other chronic diseases.
WHAT THEY'RE SAYING
Lisa O., PND Training Graduate
Necia J., PND Training Graduate
Lavi Re', Postpartum Doula, Newborn Care Specialist, Certified Health Coach
LaVerne "Lavi Re'" Reid, has been in the health and childcare field for over 13 years. She brings a Christian perspective plus years of experience in curriculum design and instruction to our training program.
As an advocate for women of color and a proponent of holistic health, she combines her specialized training with practial application to ensure that all doulas trained through our program leave confident and prepared.
Lavi Re' is the owner of Lavi Re Coaching and MedicalMissionaryKids.org. She trained with Motherhood Center in Houston, TX and is certified through the Newborn Training Academy. She earned her bachelor's degree in Communication and is a Master's student in Public Health with an emphasis in Vegetarian Nutrition at Andrew's University.
Meet Your Trainer
We're here to help you succeed in your doula business. As you succeed, and bring more prestige and professionalism to the industry, we all succeed.
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