CAPPA DOULA TRAININGS

Dec 9, 2014 | | Sticky post

Abby Bordner offers both the CAPPA Labor Doula and Postpartum Doula trainings in the Southwestern United States and occasionally travels to other destinations. Inquire about hosting a training! 

Do you want to be inspired and empowered to begin or enhance your career in pregnancy, birth and postpartum? 

Train with the Childbirth and Postpartum Professionals Association (CAPPA), an international certification organization for Doulas, Childbirth Educators, and Lactation Educators. CAPPA trainings are designed to educate and equip the contemporary perinatal professional for a successful career in a fun, supportive, and collaborative environment.  

Trainings are evidence based and comprehensive, and are designed to appeal to all learning styles. CAPPA instructors have in depth knowledge and follow standardized curricula to ensure the highest quality training and most comprehensive perinatal education for CAPPA Certification programs. 

As one of the first and most comprehensive perinatal organizations in the world, CAPPA is respected for its longevity, stability, and its commitment to excellence in both education and unsurpassed student and member support.  

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“The history of birth in the US has taken women from their homes and from the care of midwives and female support into isolation. In hospitals there is a rising rate of medical procedures and interventions that prevent women from learning how powerful they really are. Doulas help women reclaim the strength and beauty that birth has to offer.” Abby Bordner, CAPPA Labor Doula Faculty

All CAPPA Doula Training Classes includes the CAPPA Program Manual, and cover the following topics:

  • CAPPA certification and policies
  • Practical application of Scope of Practice, ethics, and integrity
  • Building bridges with medical/midwifery professionals
  • Modeling and teaching positive communication and self-advocacy
  • Business development, marketing, and networking to create a successful career

The Labor Doula Training Class will also cover these topics:

  • Support for every stage of labor and birth
  • Hands on practice of proven comfort measures and labor support techniques
  • Emotional support for labor and birth, as well as unexpected events
  • Hospital procedures – risk/benefit as well as alternatives and support
  • Cesarean and VBAC support
  • Prenatal and postpartum consultations and support
  • Breastfeeding initiation and support

The Postpartum Doula Training Class will also cover these topics:

  • Emotional and Physical Support of the Postpartum Mom
  • Postpartum Mood Disorders
  • Daily care of the Newborn
  • Breastfeeding Support and feeding methods
  • Newborn behavior and bonding

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