Certifying Organizations

Birthing From Within

Mission Statement: We believe as Birthing From Within educators and doulas Birth trauma can be prevented and healed. Childbirth preparation requires more than data downloads and mastering techniques. Doula care involves more than hands-on support and cheerleading. Ritual, ceremony, and art processes are key components to unearthing the ancient, inner knowing within us, and it …

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ToLabor (formerly ALACE)

Mission Statement: The intention of toLabor is to educate and certify professional birth doulas so that they may help their clients become active participants in their birth. To learn how to support their clients so that they may feel a sense of confidence and power that can be carried forward into their parenting as well …

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Mission Statement: Stillbirthday Global Network is an internationally trusted benevolent organization whose philanthropic mission is simply to doula: to nurture sources of perinatal bereavement, strengthen skills of healthcare professionals and increase healthy engagement of perinatal related needs among communities. Stillbirthday is founded on the non-discriminatory mandate to love, to the best of our ability, in …

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Mission Statement: The goal of ProDoula is to elevate the role of doulas to a professional level in the eyes of expectant parents, medical professionals, and doulas themselves while providing people of all demographics a rewarding career opportunity. ProDoula provides the necessary training, guidance and mentorship to its members to successfully complete the coursework involved …

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New Beginnings

Mission Statement: Web site Type of doulas certified: Birth doulas Certification requirement highlights: Online certificate Continuing education requirement? No, but after certification you can purchase continuing access to their library Recertification term: Not available Recertification requirements None Experienced doula path? No Scope of practice/Code of Ethics Unknown Founded in: unknown Number of doulas certified: unknown

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