Birth Bootcamp Doulas http://birthbootcampdoulas.com/ Certification: certified doula Length of certification: The certification has to be renewed every year. Location: workshop locations in several states
Birth With Spirit www.birthwithspirit.com Certification: certified Birth With Spirit doula Length of certification: Lifetime with CEUs every 3 years Location: combination of online and in-person (initial certification retreat is in person)
BirthWorks www.birthworks.org Certification: certificate given, title not specified Length of certification: not specified Location: home study + workshop at varying locations
Birthing From Within www.birthingfromwithin.com Certification: title not specified Length of certification: not clear Location: online
CAPPA www.cappa.net Certification: certified labor doula Length of certification: Must recertify every 3 years Location: Choose between online or in person workshops in a variety of places
Charis Childbirth www.charischildbirth.org Certification: Charis certified doula Length of certification: not specified Location: North Port, Florida Note: This is a Christian-based program.
Childbirth International www.childbirthinternational.com Certification: certified birth doula Length of certification: certificate does not expire Location: completely online
DONA www.dona.org Certification: certified birth doula Length of certification: 3 years Location: workshops throughout the country
Doula Alliance www.doulaalliance.com Certification: professional birth doula Length of certification: never expires Location: workshops or online
Doula Trainings International www.doulatrainingsinternational.com Certification: certified doula (this is birth and postpartum in one) Length of certification: does not expire Location: Choose between online only or a 4 day workshop at varying locations throughout the country Note: They offer two pathways. One is for brand new doulas. Pathway 2 is for doulas who are certified through another organization.
DoulaVersity www.doulaversity.com Certification: certified doula Length of certification: permanent Location: online with an optional workshop in varying locations