Becoming a Doula... : LUSENET : Doula.Com General Discussion : One Thread

I am interested in becoming a Doula. I would like to know how or were to go to get certified? I have gone through 2 births with my sisters and would love to help others. I live in Minnesota.

-- Colleen Baker (, September 20, 2000


Colleen, I am also interested in becoming a Doula and don't know how or where to get certified. If you find out anything please let me know and I will do the same for you. I live in New Jersey. Thanks!!! Robin

-- robin horn (, September 23, 2000.

Hi! I am in the process of becoming a Doula... if you look on the DONA website ( they have all the information you need to become certified. I hope this works for you and Good Luck!!!

Amanda doula-in-training

-- Amanda Lopes (, September 24, 2000.

Also check out the Assoc. of Childbirth Educators and Labor Assitants (the oldest professional labor assistant training orgnaization) at or the International Childbirth Education Association's websit or better yet, Birthing From Within at There are a lot of organizations to choose from. I am partial to both ALACE and Birthing From Within.

-- Lesley Nelson (, October 11, 2000.

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