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 Trainer

NBDA® Birth & Postpartum Doula Instructor

Rae Johnson-Bundy

I recognize birth as a key life experience that the birthing person will remember forever. I understand the physiology of birth and the emotional needs the birthing person and partner will need in labor, I assist them in preparing for and carrying out their plans for their birth. I'm a mother of two grown children. I have a degree in Early Childhood Education. I'm a certified ACE Fitness Instructor and received a certificate in Pre and Post Natal Fitness through ACE and ICEA. I received my Doula certification through DONA International and Childbirth Educator certification through Lamaze. I hold an Instructor certification through Evidence Based Birth and Certified Educator of Infant Massage through IAIM.

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*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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