Doula Birth and Postpartum Module 1

About Course

FREE - first few lessons of module 1 just click "Welcome Video" BELOW to start.


This course is a step to becoming a certified birth and postpartum doula.

Childbirth Professionals International (CPI) Doula certification program is internationally recognized and prepares you for an amazing and rewarding career.

The comprehensive online curriculum prepares Doulas to support women through pregnancy, birth, and postpartum. Additionally, learn strategies to build a successful doula business.

Module 1 –  Certification Process and The Doula Profession

Module 1 explains the certification process and introduces students to the amazing work of doulas. Includes a detailed discussion about what a doula can do to specifically empower families.


Completing all 15 course modules should take roughly 16 hours to complete. Modules include video and audio presentations, reading assignments, and extremely brief writing assignments.

Work at your own pace. Expect some modules to be quick and others to take longer.

Refund Policy

Without exception no refunds and no credits for the online doula course modules.


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FREE to begin

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Topics for this course

19 Lessons

Certification Requirements and All Forms?

Understand what is required to become a certified doula

The Doula Profession?

Videos of doula work. Understanding your intention to become a doula.

The Work of Doulas?

Specifics about scope of work

About the instructor

CPI offers online courses that are both evidence-based and skills competency based. The intention is for participants to gain not only knowledge but the practical skills to serve and empower families.
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very informational , and helpful. the was not boring at all.

This has been nothing but a joy! the information is so interesting. I'm so eager to learn more and grow! I can't wait to continuously provide support to families! Thank you for this opportunity CPI!

So excited to start this journey. Thank you so much CPI!!!