Professional Doula Training

Become a Certified Doula

Have you ever wanted to help women experience better birth? Get trained as a professional doula!

Let experienced birth professionals Lorie McCoy and Dr. Vivian Keeler guide you on your path to becoming a knowledgeable and effective doula.


HypnoBirthing Professional Doula and or Contemporary Doula International.

Certifications Requirements

To be certified as a CDI Birth Doula you need to pass an open book certification examination that is based on the materials covered in your training/retreat. All certification candidates must be over the age of 18 and must be physically able to perform the hands-on comfort measures demonstrated in the training.

  • Read the books from the required reading list and write a review for each
  • Complete a bloodborne pathogens course.
  • Osha and American Cross
  • Obtain CPR certification
  • Attend the training!
  • Pass open book examination
  • Observe 2 births
  • Write summaries for each birth including what you learned, what you would do differently, and how the experience influenced your work as a doula.






***Refund policy: Requests for refund will be granted up until two weeks prior to the date of the workshop. No refunds will be granted following that date. When a refund is appropriate, an administrative fee of $75.00, in addition to the cost of any materials received by the enrollee, will be deducted from the refund. In cases where a student withdraws and is not entitled to a refund, he/she may choose to apply the tuition to a later class with the same instructor with no penalty. ***