This course provides doulas with the tangible tools necessary to provide physical, educational, and emotional support to their clients before, during, and shortly after cesarean birth.
Learning Objective: To develop the confidence and skill set of online learners in their ability to provide doula support to individuals giving birth via cesarean section.
Lesson 1: Emotions & Feelings
In this lesson, you will learn to recognize and enable the processing of emotions commonly associated with the necessity for cesarean birth as they pertain to clients, and doulas themselves.
Lesson 2: Unscheduled Cesarean
In this lesson, you will learn to provide doula support in the event of an unplanned or unscheduled cesarean birth. We will discuss the role of the doula as they transition from providing labor support intended to lead to vaginal birth, to providing doula support for cesarean birth.
Lesson 3: Scheduled Cesarean
This lesson will prepare you to provide more impactful doula support to clients who will be giving birth by cesarean birth that is scheduled in advance.
Lesson 4: Contracts & Compensation
In this lesson, you will learn to navigate contracts, and compensation when offering cesarean birth support as a doula. We will discuss how to avoid the common contract and compensation pitfalls commonly associated with a cesarean birth