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Doula Birth and Postpartum Module 1

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About Course

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.


Click to email us right away if you have any issues with the course. We respond to students within 2 to 24 hours.

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Click “Welcome Video” below to start first few lessons.

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Course Content

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

Student Ratings & Reviews

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2 years ago
This course was wonderfully organized. I really enjoyed it and learned quite a lot!
2 years ago
Very engaging clips and wel organized modules
2 years ago
I love the go at your aowm pace
2 years ago
Very simple, easy to follow, easy to understand. I appreciate there weren't any time limits, so I was able to work at my own pace.
2 years ago
I love the ease of navigating through the course, the material is great and sets a great foundation for the rest of the courses.
Destiny Lingo
2 years ago
Very helpful
2 years ago
a great start to this experience, has me very motivated!
Donisha Walker
2 years ago
Lots of information I’m enjoying it
Charion Fitch
2 years ago
Great Intoductory course. Very relevant assignment questions. Simple to use.
3 years ago
I enjoyed completing this course, very easy to navigate and very informative. Can't wait to complete all 16 modules!
Jennifer Byrd
3 years ago
Very informative, excited to see what I learn next!
3 years ago
Very informative
3 years ago
Danielle Thomas
3 years ago
I enjoyed it .
3 years ago
This course was simple and straight-forward when it comes to the Doula's scope of practice and standard information for those who are interested in this work. It was informative and slightly emotional. I enjoyed taking this course.
3 years ago
3 years ago
very informational , and helpful. the was not boring at all.
3 years ago
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!