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Birth Doula Training

Saturday, June 18th @ 9:00 AM - Sunday, June 19th @ 6:00 PM

Interested in becoming a Birth Doula?

Register for a DONA-approved Birth Doula training, facilitated by

MS. NIKIA LAWSON, MA, BSW, BDT(DONA), CD(DONA), and hosted by Nikita Hardy, MPA of the Capital Region Doula Collective & Millennial Doula.


This internationally referenced training and competency verification includes evidenced-based information including but not limited to:

  • Tools for emotional and psychological support of the laboring woman and her partner

  • Comfort measures and non-pharmacological pain management techniques

  • The doula’s role before, during, and after birth

  • Communication skills and values clarification

  • Comprehensive birth doula service training, practical & emotional skills

  • Newborn & breastfeeding support

  • Effective strategies that make childbirth a meaningful experience for your clients

  • Strategies and tips for special circumstances – VBAC delivery, multiples, planned cesarean deliveries, etc

  • Professional development and skills on how to talk to mothers in a way that encourages them to choose doula care

  • Confidence building knowledge and skills, doula practice & business.

Join us for 2 days of meaningful training that will prepare you with doula skills and care to establish a sustainable business and serve the community at large, especially disproportionately under-served expectant families.



Saturday, June 18th @ 9:00 AM
Sunday, June 19th @ 6:00 PM


Palette Schenectady
NY United States


Millenial Doula