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Birth Doula

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Birth Doula Diploma

Doulas, being birth professionals, often find that they have to work with clients and co-workers who follow different beliefs and have lifestyles that are very often different from theirs. Included in the Birth Doula Diploma Course are methods that help to work efficiently with people who differ from you as well as how the beliefs followed by others are to be respected.Helping a family through a period of grief and loss is one of the challenges that a doula would have to face. Theories on the process of grieving and particular forms of loss that includes stillbirth, miscarriage, infertility or illness are covered during the duration of the course.A significant part of being a doula is working with clients during the pregnancy period. This is the period when you help clients to discern their goals, what they expect from you and identify the choices that would help them in having the birth of their choice.The physical and emotional health of a woman undergoes significant changes during the prenatal and the post delivery period, wherein nutrition, particularly has an effect on the baby’s health. The principles of physical activity and nutrition are explained in the Birth Doula Diploma Course so that women who have no knowledge of the same can be supported.Childbirth doulas need to acquire a lot of essential knowledge including the physiology of labour and birth. You will get to learn about the various stages of, the responses to and the changing patterns, of labour. Included in the course is pain during labour – why a woman experiences pain during labour, the options available for the management of pain as well as the pros and cons of each. You will learn about the theories of active labour management and how the expectant approach is different from it. You will acquire the skills that are required to help a woman in labour and birth that include positioning, methods for breathing and relaxation, massage techniques and how an optimal environment can be created for birth. Also covered by the Birth Doula Diploma Course are the most common causes for a difficult labour and how, in your capacity as a birth doula, you can help.A doula offers care not only during the period before and during birth, but also after birth. The course discusses about the services that can be provided and also provides the information that is required for you to apprehend the normal physiology and incidents that should happen during the early postpartum period.The course may be of interest to those who are planning to have a baby, and even their friends and family. You will learn more about the birth process and the support that can be extended to an expectant mother.

What you will learn

1: The need for support in labour
2: The special role of a doula
3: Enhancing the birth experience
4: Reducing discomfort, pain and anxiety in childbirth
5: A father’s true role
6: Postpartum care
7: The training of a doula

3 reviews for Birth Doula

  1. Natalee Corby
    5 out of 5

    Great Learning material and extra knowledge on this course.

  2. Anne-Louise Richardson
    5 out of 5

    Really enjoyed doing this course

  3. Claire Whitehouse
    5 out of 5

    Really enjoyed the course!

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Course Outcomes

After completing the course, you will receive a diploma certificate and an academic transcript from Elearn college.


Each unit concludes with a multiple-choice examination. This exercise will help you recall the major aspects covered in the unit and help you ensure that you have not missed anything important in the unit. The results are readily available, which will help you see your mistakes and look at the topic once again. If the result is satisfactory, it is a green light for you to proceed to the next chapter.


Elearn College is a registered Ed-tech company under the UK Register of Learning( Ref No:10062668). After completing a course, you will be able to download the certificate and the transcript of the course from the website. For the learners who require a hard copy of the certificate and transcript, we will post it for them for an additional charge.

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