On-Demand & Move-At-Your-Pace!

Our 13-module Postpartum Doula Training provides students with the opportunity to explore what it means to provide meaningful, supportive, comprehensive support to postpartum people through the lens of BADT values. In addition to learning practical knowledge and skills for providing care, students will also be given context and approaches for the integration of cultural humility, trauma-informed care, and inclusivity into their practice. ⁠

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Course curriculum

  • 1
    Welcome to the course!
    • Welcome to the course!
    • Guidelines for Questions
    • Reading List & Info on Book Reports
    • Masterclass Teacher Information
    • Certification Requirements Checklist & Forms
    • Video: Intro to BADT
    • Student Welcome Package & FAQ
    • Intro to BADT's Postpartum Course
    • IMPORTANT - ONLINE PRIVACY
    • IMPORTANT - CARE AND SUPPORT
    • Journal #1: Why
  • 2
    Week 1: Cultural Humility
    • Video: Intro to Cultural Humility
    • Week 1: Cultural Humility Webinar Recording
    • Cultural Humility Presentation
    • Additional pre-recorded masterclass on Queer Inclusivity
    • Resources
    • Journal #2: Cultural Humility
  • 3
    Week 2: Trauma-Informed Care
    • Video: Intro to Trauma-Informed Care
    • Week 2: Trauma-Informed Care Webinar Recording
    • Trauma-Informed Care Presentation
    • Resources
    • Journal #3: Trauma-Informed Care
    • Week 2 Master Class: Erika Davis
  • 4
    Week 3: Nervous System Understanding
    • Video: Intro to Nervous System Understanding
    • Week 3: Nervous System Understanding Webinar Recording
    • Nervous System Understanding Presentation
    • Resources
    • Journal #4: Nervous System Understanding
  • 5
    Week 4: Anatomy of Postpartum & Physiology of Healing
    • Video: Intro to A&P
    • Week 4: A&P Webinar Recording
    • A&P Presentation
    • Resources
    • Journal #5: A&P
  • 6
    Week 5: Newborn Care & Physiology
    • Video: Intro to Newborn Care and Physiology
    • Week 4: Newborn Care & Physiology Webinar Recording
    • Newborn Care & Physiology Presentation
    • Resources
    • Journal #6: Newborn Care & Physiology
    • Week 5 Masterclass: Daisy Hamory
  • 7
    Week 6: Building Support Networks
    • Video: Intro to Building Support Networks
    • Week 6: Building Support Networks Webinar Recording
    • Building Support Networks Presentation
    • Resources
    • Assignment #1: Building Support Networks (doula)
    • Assignment #2: Building Support Networks (community member)
  • 8
    Week 7: Identity Shifts
    • Video: Intro to Identity Shifts
    • Week 7: Identity Shifts Webinar Recording
    • Identity Shifts Presentation
    • Resources
    • Journal #7: Identity Shifts
  • 9
    Week 8: Mental & Emotional Health
    • Video: Intro to Mental and Emotional Health
    • Week 8: Mental & Emotional Health Webinar Recording
    • Week 8: Mental & Emotional Health Presentation
    • Resources
    • Assignment #3: Mental and Emotional Health
    • Week 8 Masterclass: Erica & Laura of Birdsong Brooklyn
  • 10
    Week 9: Nutrition
    • Video: Intro to Nutrition
    • Week 9: Nutrition Webinar Recording
    • Week 9: Nutrition Presentation
    • Resources
    • Assignment #4: Nutrition
  • 11
    Week 10: Cesarean
    • Video: Intro to Cesarean
    • Week 10: Cesarean Webinar Recording
    • Week 10: Cesarean Presentation
    • Resources
    • Journal #8: Cesarean
  • 12
    Week 11: Infant Feeding & Bonding
    • Video: Intro to Infant Feeding
    • Week 11: Infant Feeding & Bonding Webinar Recording
    • Week 11: Infant Feeding & Bonding Presentation
    • Resources
    • Assignment #5: Infant Feeding Resource List
    • Assignment #6: Infant Feeding Handout
    • Week 11 Master Class: Stephanie Brown
  • 13
    Week 12: Scope of Practice
    • Video: Intro to Scope of Practice
    • Week 12: Scope of Practice Webinar Recording
    • Week 12: Scope of Practice Presentation
    • Resources
    • Assignment #7: Scope of Practice
  • 14
    Business
    • Business Strategy Session Webinar Recording
    • Business Strategy Slides
    • Resource for Assignment - Mindsets and Hidden Barriers
    • Assignment #8: Business Strategy Outline
    • Business Masterclass and Resources from Jen Mayer
    • Client Workflow: Mini-Class
  • 15
    Final steps
    • Submit Proof of Attendance Forms
    • Submit Proof of Assistance Forms
    • Course Review
    • Submit Book Reports
    • Submit Infant/Child CPR Certification
    • Once you are done...

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