Register for a Workshop
Register for a Workshop

Register for a Workshop

Can't wait for an in-person workshop? Check out my online, on-demand (prerecorded), self-paced courses on the Teachable platform!

Microbiome Course

My school on the Teachable platform makes available on-line, prerecorded trainings that complement my in-person workshops for doulas, advanced doulas, and parents.

Foundations for Health: Optimizing the Baby's Gut Microbiome


is an online, on-demand (prerecorded), self-paced course.

In this training for parents, pregnant people and birth workers, you will learn:

  • About the infant microbiome - what it is, and why it is so important for the baby's health
  • About nutrition during pregnancy and how that impacts the baby's microbiome
  • Why vaginal birth, immediate skin to skin, and exclusive breastfeeding help optimally "seed and feed" the baby's microbiome
  • Some simple strategies optimizing the baby's microbiome after cesarean birth
  • How to set up the baby's immune system in the best possible way

Frequently Asked Questions

>> Who is this course for?

Primarily aimed at doulas, nurses, midwives and physicians, the course is equally suitable for parents-to-be who want to learn more about optimizing their baby's microbiome.


>> Is this an interactive, live course?

No, this is a pre-recorded course with video and downloadable materials that can be followed at your own pace, and at any time after purchase.


>> What is included in this course?

The curriculum includes prerecorded videos, downloadable handouts, a quiz and a course evaluation.


>> Is there continuing education?

This is an advanced doula course and offers 3 DONA International CE hours. Upon completion of the course and the evaluation, you will receive a certificate.

Please visit:

Foundations for Health: Optimizing the Baby's Gut Microbiome


to make a one-time purchase and watch as many times as you like.

Optimizing the Baby's Gut Microbiome

Using the TENS in Labor

My school on the Teachable platform makes available on-line, prerecorded trainings that complement my in-person workshops for doulas, advanced doulas, and parents.

Using the TENS in labor


is an online, on-demand (prerecorded), self-paced course.

Learn how a TENS machine can help you during labor and Birth. This small handheld device is an excellent way to lessen the pain and discomfort for labor and birth. A tens machine can be started in early labor and can be used throughout your labor if you are planning a lower intervention birth or can be used up until the time of receiving an epidural.

Frequently Asked Questions

>> Who is this course for?

Primarily aimed at doulas, nurses, midwives and physicians, the course is equally suitable for parents-to-be who want to learn more about this safe, non-drug method of pain relief during labor.

>> Is this an interactive, live course?

No, this is a pre-recorded course with video and downloadable materials that can be followed at your own pace, and at any time after purchase.

>> What is included in this course?

The curriculum includes prerecorded videos, downloadable handouts, a quiz and a course evaluation. A TENS unit is not included, but recommended TENS units and where to purchase them are included.

>> Do I need to have a TENS unit to take this course?

No, but if you obtain a TENS unit after the course you may wish to revisit the parts of the course where I explain how to use a TENS and how to place the stimulating pads.

>> Is there continuing education?

This is an advanced doula course and offers 2 DONA International CE hours. Upon completion of the course and the evaluation, you will receive a certificate.

Please visit:

Using the TENS in labor


to make a one-time purchase and watch as many times as you like.

Using the TENS in labor

Introduction to Childbirth

As a prerequisite to the Birth Doula Workshop, you must either attend a full series of childbirth education classes, or this “Introduction to Childbirth for Doulas” one-day training.

Intro Class

Birth Doula Workshop

My signature workshop, this two to three day training for birth doula certification with DONA International is in the form of a participative workshop with a lot of hands-on practice.

Birth Doula Workshop

Breastfeeding for Doulas

This three-hour workshop for doulas fulfills the breastfeeding requirement for birth doula certification with DONA International.

Breastfeeding Introduction for Doulas

**SAVE** on a 3-Workshop Bundle!

Attending these three workshops (listed below) fulfills the workshop requirement for certification as a Birth Doula with DONA International.

From January, 2024 save $30 and get 2023 pricing by purchasing these three workshops together.

  • Breastfeeding for Doulas
  • Introduction to Childbirth
  • Birth Doula Workshop
Bundled workshops must be on consecutive dates.

3-Workshop bundle

TENS Workshop

This half-day training for doulas, nurses, midwives and physicians includes a step-by-step demonstration of the protocol for using Transcutaneous Electrical Nerve Stimulation (TENS) in labor. This hand-held battery-operated device transmits mild electrical impulses through the skin to stimulate nerve fibers. It is a safe, non-drug method of pain relief during labor. Approved by DONA International for four CE hours.

TENS Workshop

Touch for Birth Workshop

This seven-hour training is designed for doulas and doulas in training who wish to build on their hands-on skills acquired during during their birth doula training. No prior experience in massage therapy is necessary. Approved by DONA International for six CE hours.

Touch for Birth

Microbiome Workshop

Microbiome Workshop : Foundations for Health


This is a two-hour fun, interactive, live training for parents, pregnant people and birth workers. You will learn about the infant microbiome and why it is so important for your baby's health.


Microbiome workshop

Communication Skills for Doulas

This seven-hour training will be in the form of a participative workshop with a lot of experiential practice and is approved by DONA International for seven CE hours.

“Communication

**SAVE** on bundling Microbiome and Comms Skills on Sat, Sep 28

Save $20 by attending the Microbiome Workshop and Communications Skills for Doulas on the same day.

2-Workshop bundle

On Demand Webinars

My school on the Teachable platform makes available on-line, prerecorded trainings that complement my in-person workshops for doulas, advanced doulas, and parents.

Foundations for Health: Optimizing the Baby's Gut Microbiome


and

Using the TENS in labor



are online, on-demand (prerecorded), self-paced courses.

New online (prerecorded) courses!

New online (prerecorded) courses!