In South Dakota, you are not required to have a certification or a university degree to train or practice as a doula. Enrolling in a certification program is entirely voluntary and dependent on your job objectives.
Below is a list of educational classes and/or workshops available in South Dakota which can used as part of your doula training. If you decide to enter a certification program, please read the details to determine if the training classes or workshops are required part of that program’s curriculum.
Doula Training in Sioux Falls, SD
Organization Name: J&M Birth Consultants International
Course and Workshop Details and Requirements
- 2 day Birth doula training workshop (requirement towards DONA certification)
Course and Workshop Topics
As part of your doula training, these courses will cover the following:
- Identify sources of stress for the mother and baby
- Learn the physical and emotional aspects of labor and birth
- Learn different labor and pushing positions during labor
- Demonstrate various relaxation and rhythm techniques
- Recognize the bonding experience between mother, newborn, and her family
- Understand the role of a doula in assisting in breastfeeding
- Discuss the ethics and requirements for certification
Costs and Fees
Birth doula workshop – $375
There is a $175 deposit required for the workshop.
Register online at http://www.jmbirthconsultants.com/workshops/birthdoulaworkshop.html
Kyndal May is a certified doula with over 20 years of experience helping train doulas across the United States. She has received her certification from DONA (Doulas of North America) and has dedicated her career to supporting families during pregnancy, childbirth, and postpartum. With her extensive knowledge and experience, she is committed to providing compassionate and personalized care to every family she works with. In addition to her work as a doula, Kyndal is also a passionate advocate for women’s health and birth rights. She has spent many years educating and empowering families to make informed decisions about their birth experience. She also uses her experience to help train other doulas, passing on her knowledge and skills to the next generation of birth workers. With her dedication to her clients and her profession, Kyndal is a respected and valued member of the doula community.