DONA Workshop

WombWise Doula Training

Help Mothers and Parents Have a Positive Birth Encounter

Are you passionate about birth and supporting expecting mothers and families during this wonderful life changing experience? Would you like to make this your path? Annette Culp, CD(DONA), CDT(DONA) offers DONA Birth Doula workshops for aspiring doula’s. She is a local doula having attended births in the Metro Atlanta area for over 20 years. Annette Offers a comprehensive education as well as an inside knowledge of birth options and practices in Georgia. Students taking Annette’s DONA Birth Doula Workshop and attending births in the Metro Atlanta area receive bonus opportunities to connect with potential clients. As a very busy Childbirth Educator, she has expectant couples looking to hire aspiring doulas.

DONA Birth Doula Training Workshop

This doula training is an 18-hour comprehensive workshop that is for anyone desiring to offer assistance to laboring women. Attendance in this workshop counts as one step toward certification as a DONA International Birth Doula. You can read all the additional requirements at During this workshop, you will begin to learn doula skills through lecture, video, role-playing, demonstrations, and hands-on practice.

Class Topics Include:

The Value and Role of the Doula
Basic Comfort Measures (Physical, Mental, Emotional, Informational)
DONA International Scope of Practice and Code of Ethics
Prenatal Client Contact (Interview Skills, Prenatal Home Visits, Initiating Physical Touch, Birth Plans, Drawing in the Coach)
Communication (Active Listening, Maximum Self-Determination)

Labor Support:
By Phone
In-person Support
Cultural and Personal Preferences

Challenging Situations Including:
Abuse Survivors

Newborn Period Support:
Breast Feeding

Doula Business Management:
Financial Matters