Doula Training in Connecticut

There is no requirement for you to have a certification in order to to practice or become a doula in Connecticut. There is also no requirement for a bachelor’s degree.  Any degree or certification which you decide to pursue is voluntary and dependent on your career goals.

Below is a list of educational classes available in the state of Connecticut that you can use as part of your doula training.  Please read the details to determine if the training courses are required studies from a certification granting organization.

Doula Training in New Haven, CT

Organization Name:  Doula Rina
Instructor:  Rina Crane
Phone:  774-260-5678

Course and Workshop Details 

3 day training includes:

  • March 24, 2017 Introduction to Childbirth for Doulas (Required for DONA certification)
  • March 25-26, 2017  Birth Doula Training Workshop (Required for DONA certification)

Topics Covered in the Workshop:

  • Long term impact of the birth experience for mothers
  • The role of a doula during birth
  • Pain management and comfort measures without the use of medications
  • How to communicate with your client
  • How to network and develop your business

Costs and Fees

Birth doula training workshop including the Childbirth of Doulas course – $575, or $500 if paid thirty days in advance of the start date.

Registration Details

Register online and pay through Paypal, credit card, or check  here.

Doula Training in  Hartford, CT

Organization Name:  Birthing Gently
Phone:  978-314-5533

Course and Workshop Details and Requirements

  • 1 day Introduction course to Childbirth for Doulas (required for DONA certification)
  • 3 day Birth doula training workshop (required for DONA certification)

Course and Workshop Topics
As part of your doula training, these courses will cover the following:

  • How to provide a emotional support, reassurance, and education to the mother
  • The importance of guidance for both the mom and dad in the delivery room
  • Identify the different stages of labor
  • Basic anatomy and physiology
  • Dealing with difficult labors
  • Discuss the certification process

Costs and Fees

Introduction to Childbirth course and Birth Doula Workshop – $500

Registration Details

Download registration forms or pay online with paypal at

Mail registration form and payment to:
Birthing Gently
P.O. Box 5373
Bradford, MA 01835