Which doula certification is the best?

Which doula certification is the best?

Best Online Doula Training Programs in 2021

  • Best Overall: Doula Training International.
  • Best for Postpartum: Medriella.
  • Best for Breastfeeding Training: International Doula Institute.
  • Best for Women of Color: BEST (Business, Ethics, Sustainability, Together) Doula Training.

How much does a doula make an hour?

Doula Salary

Annual Salary Hourly Wage
Top Earners $52,000 $25
75th Percentile $42,000 $20
Average $37,349 $18
25th Percentile $32,000 $15

Does doula certification matter?

In short… not really. You should interview prospective doulas in person (birth or postpartum). You should ask them about their doula training, their experience, their ability to reliably provide vetted back up in the case they can’t provide service to you.

How much does a doula cost?

You can expect to pay between $800 and $2,500 for your doula, give or take, with doulas costing more in big cities like New York. Some doulas charge by the hour, while others have a flat fee. If you’re worried about how to afford a doula, there’s some good news.

What does it mean to be a certified doula?

Doula certification is the process of completing the doula education process in its entirety. The first step is the in-person (or interactive, live, virtual) doula training experience. Once you have taken the training you will be what is considered, a “Trained Doula” or a “Pre-Certified Doula.”

Can a birth doula be excluded from the ICEA certification program?

No qualified, presently certified birth doula will be excluded from entering the ICEA Birth Doula Certification Program. The ICEA Birth Doula Certification examination is designed to test for a thorough knowledge of the basic content in childbirth and being a birth doula.

How long does it take to become a birth doula?

You have been certified as a birth doula within the last two years through ICEA or another recognized birth doula organization and actively practiced for a minimum of two years while certified, but your certification has expired within the last two years

Where can I buy a birth doula certification packet?

The certification packet will have necessary information and forms for your pathway to certification. Packets may be purchased after attending your DONA International-approved training workshop. The DONA International resource/document library is filled useful items to help you along the way.