DONA International Postpartum Doula Workshops

Certified Postpartum Doulas are trained professionals who support families in the first months after the birth of their baby/babies. DONA International has been the world’s founding and leading doula training organization for more than 25 years. Join Krista Maltais, a DONA International Advanced Postpartum Doula and Approved Postpartum Doula Trainer, at an upcoming four-day training workshop; topics of learning include:

  • The Role of the Postpartum Doula

  • Effective Communication Techniques

  • Breastfeeding

  • Dealing with Loss and Grief

  • Integrating Baby Into the Family

  • Building Your Doula Business

  • Self-Care for a sustainable Postpartum Doula practice

  • SO much more!

Krista was an amazing trainer. Her expertise combined with her ability to convey all important information made the training enjoyable as well. I left the training feeling inspired, prepared, and ready to begin my work as a doula.
— Participant, October 2018

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I was amazed at the depth of knowledge and experience Krista has and the energy and enthusiasm she kept up over four very long days.
— Participant, August 2018
Krista is a very gifted, thorough, and relatable speaker. (I) not only learned effective postpartum techniques, but new ways to interact with people on an everyday basis.
— Participant, October 2018
Krista was incredibly knowledgeable, courteous, respectful, happy, positive - could not have asked for a better trainer!
— Participant, April 2018

Upcoming Postpartum Doula Workshops & Events

There are no pre-requisites to attend these trainings. Have questions? Email KristaDoula@gmail.com


August 9-12

Hampton, New Hampshire

Location: Relief - Parenting Respite and Resource Center

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Interested in helping families with newborn babies? Passionate about providing postpartum support? Wanting to broaden your birth practice?

Certified Postpartum Doulas are trained professionals who support families in the first months after the birth of their baby/babies. DONA International has been the world’s founding and leading doula training organization for more than 25 years. Join Krista Maltais, a DONA International Advanced Postpartum Doula and Approved Postpartum Doula Trainer, at this upcoming four-day training workshop.

Workshop Fee Includes: Official DONA International Training Manual, workshop materials, as well as snacks and drinks daily.


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Breastfeeding Basics August 13th

Hampton, New Hampshire (8:30-11:30am)

Location: Relief - Parenting Respite and Resource Center

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This 3 hour workshop satisfies the breastfeeding requirement for DONA International Birth/Postpartum Doula Certification and covers specific topics such as:

  • Benefits of breastfeeding, breast anatomy & physiology (milk ejection reflex, supply & demand), infant’s contribution and readiness to breastfeed (reflexes and feeding cues), latch and effective suckling skills, breastfeeding positions and holds, early breastfeeding challenges (engorgement, nipple soreness, milk supply), and when to refer to a lactation professional. 

Small Group, partner, hands-on practice, and lecture will ensure you have an opportunity to receive information in a dynamic way. Cost: $75


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Branding Your Birth Business, August 13th

Hampton, New Hampshire (1:00-4:00pm)

Location: Relief - Parenting Respite and Resource Center

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Doulas! Believe it or not, you’re not only a local business. You are also a brand with limitless reach.

In this interactive three-hour course, you’ll receive the essential building blocks you need to hone that brand and live confidently in the digital world. We’ll break down common misconceptions about being a “brand,” and show you how to build a platform (*note that word!) that is authentic, genuine, and 100% true to your values as a service provider. You’ll get a crash course on how to navigate social media and curate your own “social footprint.” You’ll discover what SEO is and why it matters. You’ll learn how to hone your virtual voice, find and engage your audience, and avoid common pitfalls when marketing yourself. (Minimum attendance: 5 participants) Cost: $150


September 27-30

Stowe, Vermont

Location: Stoweflake Resort & Spa

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Interested in helping families with newborn babies? Passionate about providing postpartum support? Wanting to broaden your birth practice?

Certified Postpartum Doulas are trained professionals who support families in the first months after the birth of their baby/babies. DONA International has been the world’s founding and leading doula training organization for more than 25 years. Join Krista Maltais, a DONA International Advanced Postpartum Doula and Approved Postpartum Doula Trainer, at this upcoming four-day training workshop.

Workshop Fee Includes: Official DONA International Training Manual, workshop materials, continental breakfast, plated lunch, as well as snacks and drinks daily. BONUS: Your Workshop fee also includes discounted accommodation rates, 20% off any spa treatment / service and 15% off meals at Charlie B's Restaurant during your stay at the Stoweflake Resort!


November 8-11

Portland, Maine

Location: Birth Roots - Center for Community Supported Parenting

REGISTER NOW

Interested in helping families with newborn babies? Passionate about providing postpartum support? Wanting to broaden your birth practice?

Certified Postpartum Doulas are trained professionals who support families in the first months after the birth of their baby/babies. DONA International has been the world’s founding and leading doula training organization for more than 25 years. Join Krista Maltais, a DONA International Advanced Postpartum Doula and Approved Postpartum Doula Trainer, at this upcoming four-day training workshop.

Workshop Fee Includes: Official DONA International Training Manual, workshop materials, as well as snacks and drinks daily.


November 23-26

Dedham, Massachusetts

Location: MIT Endicott House

REGISTER NOW

Interested in helping families with newborn babies? Passionate about providing postpartum support? Wanting to broaden your birth practice?

Certified Postpartum Doulas are trained professionals who support families in the first months after the birth of their baby/babies. DONA International has been the world’s founding and leading doula training organization for more than 25 years. Join Krista Maltais, a DONA International Advanced Postpartum Doula and Approved Postpartum Doula Trainer, at this upcoming four-day training workshop.

Workshop Fee Includes: Official DONA International Training Manual, workshop materials, continental breakfast, plated lunch, as well as continuous snacks and drinks daily! BONUS: Your Workshop fee also includes discounted accommodation rates at the MIT Endicott House and the 3 hour Breastfeeding Basics for Professionals Class (which satisfies the DONA International certification requirement)


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