Childbirth Professionals International Birth Doula Workshop

Doula with laboring mother

CLASS DATES: Feb. 24 & 25 | 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.

The workshop is recommended for doulas, nurses, nursing students, lactation counselors, childbirth educators and other health care professionals. It will be led by Victoria Wakeman of Childbirth Professionals (CPI), a certified birth and postpartum doula, childbirth educator and peer lactation consultant. 

The CPI Doula Birth and Postpartum certification program is internationally recognized and prepares doulas for an amazing and rewarding career. The comprehensive curriculum prepares doulas to support women through pregnancy, birth, and postpartum. Participants will also learn strategies to build a successful doula business.

After attending this workshop, students will be able to:     

  • Identify attributes of doula care that improve birth outcomes
  • Implement techniques that assist with coping during labor
  • Recognize transformative phases of childbirth
  • Assist mothers with initial breastfeeding
  • Assess state of families during postpartum and provide care
  • Write a doula business plan

This workshop meets one requirement in becoming a doula at Brookings Health System.

Registration Fees

  • Early Bird: $620
  • After Feb. 1: $650

Registration fees automatically include certification, membership, and paperless documentation.

To Register


Questions may be directed to Victoria Wakeman at or (605) 691-9319.

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