Thursday, July 30, 2009

Help Smooth the Transition into Parenthood, Become a Postpartum Doula

Do you love working with babies? Do you love supporting and educating new families? Then, a career as a postpartum doula might be right for you!

CAPPA Postpartum Doula Training With Darla Burns.

Dates: November 7th and 8th, 2009.
Where: Glendora, CA, United States.
Time: 9:00am to 5:00pm both days.
Cost: $350.00 and includes the training manual.
Information: Training information can be found at
Policies: No refunds unless trainer cancels class due to low attendance.
Notes: Certification packets, CAPPA membership fees, videos, books and exam processing fees are not included in the training costs. These are extra and can be purchased through the CAPPA Shop at
Need to pay with credit card? No problem! You can pay for your training through Paypal. Contact Darla for more info.

What is a Postpartum Doula?
A postpartum doula is a woman who assists the new mother, baby, and the rest of her family within the first few weeks after the birth of the baby. Postpartum doulas should be good with children, patient, non-judgmental, and knowledgeable about newborn care and breastfeeding. The postpartum doula may offer the following:

About Darla Burns:
Darla Burns, CCCE, CPD, CLE, CAPPA Faculty, has been supporting women and families as a birth doula since 1990 and was certified by DONA in 2003. Finding that she also loved working with the families after they delivered, she then became a CAPPA certified postpartum doula in 2004. Soon thereafter, she became a certified childbirth educator and lactation educator. Her love of working with families and sharing her knowledge with others led her to her position as a faculty member for CAPPA. When she's not doing doula work, she spends her time with her husband and two great kids.

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