Postpartum Doula Training in Utah

You do not have to be certified in Utah or hold a college degree in order to become a postpartum doula.

The following is a listing of classes and/or workshops available in Utah which may be useful for your postpartum doula training, whether you choose to be certified or noncertified.  Please read the details carefully to see whether the curriculum is a required part of a certification process.  You must be 18 or older to attend.

Postpartum Doula Training in Salt Lake City, UT

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 May 12-13, 2017.

Costs and Fees

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

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

Organization Name:  University of Utah Health Care (Women’s Health Services)
Phone:  801-213-2995

Course and Workshop Details and Requirements

The classes offered are Baby Sign Language class (3 sessions), Breastfeeding Basics class (2.5 hours), Infant Massage class (3 sessions), and What to Expect as a New Parent class (4 hours).  These classes are not associated with certification organizations such as DONA International.

Course and Workshop Topics
These classes will go over the following concepts:

  • Learn how to proper diapering, bathing, and other infant care techniques
  • Understand the characteristics of normal newborn appearance 
  • Discuss how to cope with newborn stress
  • Learn how to use the sense of touch and massage to soothe, heal, and bond 
  • Learn about bathing, diapering, and CPR
  • Discuss how to prevent problems during breastfeeding as well as how to pump and store milk
  • Understand baby language and their needs through visual and auditory cues

Costs and Fees

Baby Sign Language class – $40 per class, or $100 for all 3 classes
Breastfeeding Basics class – $30
Infant Massage class – $45
What to Expect as a New Parent class – $50

There is a discount of 25% for all University of Utah employees.

Registration Details

Register online and check the class availability by clicking here.