Postpartum Doula Training in Texas

Much like other southern states, Texas does not have a restriction on having a certification in order to practice as a postpartum doula.  So, you can work or be employed in the state without having to become certified.  Additionally, there is no requirement to have a high school diploma or equivalent in order to work in Texas.

The following is a list of educational courses or workshops in the Texas area which may be used as your postpartum doula training.  You do not have to be affiliated with a certification program in order to attend, however, you must be 18 years or older.

Postpartum Doula Training in El Paso, TX

Organization Name:  Abby Bordner
Instructor:  Abby Bordner
Phone:  505-919-9153

Course and Workshop Details and Requirements

This 3 day postpartum doula training workshop that is required for a CPD (Certified Postpartum Doula) through CAPPA.  You do not have to be affiliated or enrolled with CAPPA to attend. The workshop is offered on November 17-19, 2017.

Costs and Fees

The cost for the postpartum doula training workshop is $475.  There is a $50 early registration discount.

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

Postpartum Doula Training in Dallas, TX

Organization Name:  Mother Me Doulas
Phone:  469-399-6429

Course and Workshop Details and Requirements

The average time to complete the curriculum is 1 year.  Once completed, you will become certified as a birth and postpartum doula with Mother Me.  The requirements are as follows:

  • attend 6 day doula workshop
  • read the required reading list once you’ve registered
  • complete monthly webinars
  • tandem training with fellow doulas
  • participate in quarterly reviews
  • attend 2 breastfeeding classes

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

  • Learn how to provide emotional support and comfort measures to a pregnant mother
  • Discuss all aspects of birth including physical changes to the emotional impact
  • Understand the significance of bonding in the postpartum period
  • Learn how to give breastfeeding support in order to empower the new mother as a parent
  • Engage in infant care such as bathing and diapering

Costs and Fees
The entire certification program costs $1200.  There is a 10% discount if you pay in full.

Registration Details

Register and pay online as well as check available dates and times for the workshop by clicking here.