ICEA is the International Childbirth Education Association

Mission Statement:

To educate, certify, and support the birth professional who believes in freedom to make decisions based on knowledge of alternatives in family centered maternity and newborn care.

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Type of doulas certified: Birth and Postpartum
Certification requirement highlights: In person and online training available
Continuing education requirement? Yes
Recertification term: Every three years
Recertification requirements Varies by certification
Experienced doula path? Yes, for both birth and postpartum doulas
Scope of practice/Code of Ethics For Birth Doulas For Postpartum Doulas
Grievance Procedure: Yes
Founded in: 1960 (doula certification began in 2002, prior to that ICEA certified only childbirth educators)
Number of doulas certified:

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