NBDA Postpartum Doulas are professionally trained individuals who specialize in immediate postpartum support, from 0-3 months, for recently birthed families.

They are experts trained to help identify and offer support around postpartum issues such as breastfeeding, sleep support, nutrition, mental and emotional wellness, physical healing and more. Postpartum Doulas offer varying levels of support depending on the needs of the family.

The Fourth Trimester is the most underestimated time of pregnancy. The NBDA equips trainees with knowledge of the importance of timing around holistically healing the body from a realistic approach.

Welcome To This Live Course

Course Outline

Schedule: 8:30am – 5pm daily

*Please note, daily schedule may vary per instructor.

  • Day 1

    ● What Postpartum really means?

    ● What is a Postpartum Doula

    ● The First 40 Days – Healing Techniques

    ● Postpartum Nutrition – Healing Foods

    ● Birth Effects on Postpartum Recovery

    ● Postpartum Physiology – The body’s Healing process (Vaginal birth & C-section)

    ● How to support the Partner in Postpartum

  • Day 2

    ● What is Postpartum Depression?

    ● How to identify Postpartum Depression – Signs

    ● Symptoms & Racial Differences & Depression

    ● Identifying Postpartum Danger Signs

    ● Breastfeeding

    ● LGBTQIA Families, Support & Resources

    ● Basic Newborn Care

  • Day 3

    ● The Business Behind it All

    ● Working with new Families amid Covid-19

    ● Taking Precautions in your Practice

    ● Building your Postpartum

    ● Practice & Infrastructure

    ● Business Development

    ● Mentorship

Meet Your Trainers

CEO & Founder, NBDA® Leadership Academy

Tracie Collins®

Tracie began her career in the Birth Doula field in 2000 after her second child was born. She has attended over 1500+ births with families birthing in hospitals, birth centers, and home births throughout the SF Bay Area & beyond.

In 2002 Tracie completed Elizabeth Davis' Heart 'N' Hands Midwifery Incentives Program. Upon completion, Tracie was the only student from that class to be selected as an Apprentice Midwife for Sacred Body Midwifery in San Francisco. After her apprenticeship, she worked as a midwife with Sacred Grove Midwifery alongside Asatu Hall.

Tracie comes with an extremely high level of demand, regard, experience, and longevity in the birthing field. She has worked for over two decades in many settings to empower and provide expectant families with the best support possible.

Payment plan options are available

*Please note that if you are registering LESS than 3 months out, your payment options lessen.

**Please Note: There are NO REFUNDS issued for trainings. When you complete the Enrollment Form, you are agreeing to this. However, we do issue a 1-year credit that can be applied to future trainings.

Once your enrollment is complete, you will receive some information directly from your instructor via email.

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