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Doula training

How do you become a doula?

 

doulais a person whose mission is to reduce fear and instill strength for mothers, partners and families through continuous support. A doula helps people during pregnancy, birth and the postpartum period by offeringevidence-based information, to providephysical supportand to beemotionally presentand available. It is becoming increasingly common for parents to choose to hire a doula as support in connection with childbirth, and the demand seems to increase over time.

To be able to perform this profession in onesustainable wayand withhigh qualitywe see that it is both important and valuable to have basic training in the various processes and perspectives of childbirth, as well as to gain knowledge about today's maternity care with the routines and guidelines that our clients must navigate. To be able to work as a doula over time, you need a high level of awareness about your own role and a network of other doulas. 

Blivande doulor utbildas vid Din Gravidcoachs doulautbildning i Skåne

Course dates

Skåne: February 2-5 
STHLM: April 27-30 

 

Doula training spring 2023

Doula training is held in Skåne and Umeå during the spring. More information about times and venue will be available shortly. There will be the possibility of overnight stays in both locations.

 

The education costs 15900 SEK. You pay SEK 2,000 in registration fee 10 days after you receive confirmation of your registration. If you need an installment plan, we will solve it according to your wishes. 

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Doula visar sjalteknik under doulautbildning i Skåne

Din Gravidcoachs doula training

Din Gravidcoach founder Anna Tallwe is also the founder of this doula training. In 2017, she invited Emma Philipsson from Förlossningspodden and for several years they have together trained doulas all over the country, including several of Swedens most established and experienced birth workers: (Opokua Britton(@curlydoula), Anneli Lundblad The doula mother, Emilia Vicenta, Josefine fromThe baby and us,Queertilityetc. ) Where Emma ends, Annas closest colleagues and business partners take over. Aniara and Malin has been invited as a co-creator to the doula training to, together with Anna, pass on the knowledge and at the same time weave in additional perspective, experience and competence.

 

The training alternates between theory, self-reflection and practice so that you feel well prepared for the task. Being a doula is more than just theoretical knowledge.You work with yourself as your greatest tooland it is crucial to understand how, based on your unique personality, you can be a reliable support and carry out the role professionally. 

We do this in collaboration with external expert lecturers; midwives, obstetricians and lactation consultants. Information about which lecturers are booked for each course will be available shortly.

Included in the training, you are offered two individual coaching sessions so that you feel as safe as possible before and during your first assignment. During the tutorial, you will receive feedback, advice and support on how best to create yoursbusiness as a doula.

 

We only take in a limited number of participants so that you as a participant can receive as much individual support as possible.

 

Time and place​

 

​In Skåne we meet at Röstångagården; Humlegatan 5 in Röstånga

Thursday 2/2 10.00-18.00

Friday 3/2 09.00-18.00

Saturday 4/2 09.00-18.00

Sunday 5/2 09.00-15.00

 

In Röstånga there is the possibility of a free overnight stay in multi-bed rooms.

​In Stockholm we meet at Meta Nova,Götgatan 11: 

Thursday 27/4 10.00-18.00

Friday 28/4 09.00-18.00

Saturday 29/4 09.00-18.00

Sunday 30/4 09.00-15.00

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The content of the education

  • Review of possible own childbirth experience 

  • The role of the doula

  • Cooperation with healthcare personnel 

  • Participation of the partner/support person

  • Conversation technology

  • The client-doula relationship

  • Fears

  • LGBTQI perspective

  • Physiology and anatomy

  • The birth process

  • The phases of childbirth

  • Hormones

  • Pain relief

  • Hospital routines

  • Complications

  • Feed without the tools of fear

  • Massage technician

  • Childbirth positions

  • Methods to support

  • Breastfeeding 

  • Support after childbirth - postpartum

  • Sustainable douling

  • Business development/entrepreneurship

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Course literature:

  • "Give birth without fear" by Susanna Heli

  • "Föda Barn med stöd" by Märta Cullhed Engblom

  • "To give birth" by Gudrun Abascal

  • "Childbirth - become a partner" by Anna Tallwe

  • "Breastfeeding in need and desire" Lin Dálen

  • Give birth like a feminist, Milli Hill

The course literature should preferably be read before the first day of the education.  

If for some reason you do not have time to read everything for the education, it is possible to read in afterwards.