In-Person Postpartum Doula Certification Training

In Chico, CA

February 12th and 13th, 2022 from 9:00am-5:30pm

  Original Instructions School is excited to again be offering our in-person  Postpartum Doula Certification Programs! In order to continue to serve our global community of mothers and their families during these uncertain times of the Covid-19 pandemic, we are offering our dynamic in-person Postpartum Doula Certification program with health safety considerations in place. We are limiting the number of attendees in each in-person training, and will be asking each attendee to complete a quick COVID symptoms survey before arriving to class each day. Additionally, guest instructors Karen Tinta-Chunvislla, Maya Carlos, and Rachael Henrichsen will be joining us to teach their lessons via live video conference from Peru, Belize, and the US in order to further maximize your education experience while keeping your health in mind.

  Our Postpartum Doula certification program is designed with a commitment to equipping our students with an expansive knowledge of both the biological process of birth as well as with an active connection to the wisdom of grandmothers past regarding women's reproductive health continuum.

 During this Original Instructions School Doula Certification training you will receive invaluable knowledge about the birth process, as well as an extensive skill set for supporting and advocating for childbearing women and their families throughout the processes of;

- The Postpartum Period
- Lactation
- The First Year

    Students receiving their Original Instructions Postpartum and Lactation Doula Certification are also taught to;

- Practice traditional uterine massage for promoting wellness throughout the postpartum period

- Practice herbal medicine and make medicinal spritzers, balms, baths, remedies and more
- Address and care for a history of sexual trauma with clients
- Support women experiencing a miscarriage or stillbirth
- Advocate for the reproductive rights of clients
- Practice traditional uterine massage when applicable 


Read more about what this training and our Postpartum and Lactation Doula Certification involves.

 If you would like to attend our Postpartum Doula Certification training and are a returning Original Instructions School student or graduate please contact directly in order to receive your 25% off returning student discount on your tuition.  

  The Original Instructions School offers full and partial tuition scholarships for all of our certification trainings. When considering who will receive our tuition scholarship opportunities in each certification training we give first priority to those students who are most likely to use their Original Instructions School certification(s) to serve Indigenous communities, communities of color, and other marginalized communities. 

Click here to apply for our Scholarship Program