Postpartum Doula Training in Montana

Currently, there is no requirement in the state of Montana to become certified or have a college degree in order to practice as a postpartum doula.

The following is a listing of classes and/or workshops available in Montana which may be useful for your postpartum doula training.  Please read the details carefully to see whether they are a required part of a certification process or not.  You do have to be at least 18 to attend.

Postpartum Doula Training in Duluth, MN

Organization Name:  The Iowa Baby Lady
Instructor:  Katie Nyberg, CPD, CD
Phone:  (515) 473-2737

Course and Workshop Details and Requirements

This a 2 day postpartum doula training workshop that is required for a CPD (Certified Postpartum Doula) through CAPPA.  You will receive 18 hours credit for this workshop.  You do not have to be affiliated or enrolled with CAPPA to attend. The workshop is offered on April 1-2, 2017 from 8:30AM – 6:30PM daily.

Costs and Fees

The cost for the postpartum doula training workshop is $425.  There is a $50 late registration fee.  Free doula tool kit if you register early.

Registration Details
To register, pay online, and read additional workshop policies, click here.

Postpartum Doula Training in Missoula, MT

Organization Name:  Providence Health and Services
Phone:  406-543-7271

Course and Workshop Details and Requirements

The classes offered are Newborn Care Basics class (3 hours), Breastfeeding: Getting off to a Good Start class (2 hours), and Infant Massage class (2 sessions).  These classes are not affiliated with certification organizations such as DONA or CAPPA.

Course and Workshop Topics
These classes will cover the following topics:

  • Learn how to proper diapering, bathing, and other infant care techniques
  • Understand an infant’s cues and signs when he/she needs to be fed or changed
  • Discuss the benefits and how-to’s of breastfeeding an infant
  • Learn how to hold a baby skin-to-skin and what benefits the contact will provide
  • Discuss the instinctive stages of a baby an hour after birth
  • Learn how to perform infant massage in order to soothe and deepen your bond with a baby

Costs and Fees
Newborn Care Basics class – $35
Breastfeeding: Getting off to a Good Start class – $35
Infant Massage class – $40

Registration Details

You can check the class schedules and register online by clicking here.