Trainings

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    African American Postpartum Belly Binding

    Not long ago, in rural Virginia it was customary for the mother to have a belly band made for the new baby and a belly…
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    African American Postpartum Care

    Webinar Description Childbearing in the 20th Century was a life and death experience, and most deaths occurred in the postpartum period. World Health Organization (WHO)…
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    HIPAA Compliance Webinar

    FREE Webinar: This is an informative on-demand webinar with Shafia Monroe and Christina Glabas on Doulas and HIPAA Compliance. This is not a certificate course.

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    In-Person Doula Training: Dec 7-10, 2023

    SMC In-Person Full Circle Doula Birth Companion Training in Gresham, OR from Dec 7 -10, 2023. A four 4-day (32 hours) training for dual certification as a labor and postpartum doula. 

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    In-Person Doula Training: July 25 – July 28, 2024

    SMC In-Person Full Circle Doula Birth Companion Training in Detroit, Michigan from July 25 - 28, 2024.  A four 4-day (32 hours) training for dual certification as a labor and postpartum doula.
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    In-Person Doula Training: June 15- 18, 2023

    SMC In-Person Full Circle Doula Birth Companion Training in Richmond, VA from June 15-18, 2023. A four 4-day (32 hours) training for dual certification as a labor and postpartum doula. SMC Full Circle Doula Birth Companion Training was created in 2002 to train doulas in the legacy of the 20th Century African American midwife who demonstrated traditional and spiritual perinatal care. The training is designed to build capacity in the Black community, increase the number of doulas of color, and learn the midwifery model of care.
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    In-Person Doula Training: May 11-14, 2023

      This is a 4-day (32 hours) in-person doula training for dual certification as a labor and postpartum doula. This training is the first step,…
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    In-Person Doula Training: October 31 – November 3, 2024

    SMC In-Person Full Circle Doula Birth Companion Training in Gresham, OR from October 31 - November 3, 2024.  A four 4-day (32 hours) training for dual certification as a labor and postpartum doula.
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    June 2024 Practicing African American Postpartum Care Live Webinar

    Practicing African American Postpartum Care was formed to teach African postpartum traditions that were practiced by 20th-century African American midwives, as a way to continue African traditions, teach mothering, include the father, and create a community to care for the new family.  This is considered advanced postpartum training. The next training is a live webinar on June 13, 2024. Register now!

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    Online Doula Training – December 2022

    Train With Us in Richmond, VA Richmond, VA June 15 Virginia Crossings Hotel This is a 4-day (32 hours) in-person doula training for dual certification…
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    Online Doula Training: August 5 – September 1, 2024

    Training begins Monday, August 5, 2024. SMC Full Circle Doula Birth Companion Online Training is a four-week course for dual certification for the labor and postpartum doula.
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    Online Doula Training: August 7 – September 3, 2023

    Training begins Monday, August 7, 2023. SMC Full Circle Doula Birth Companion Online Training is a four-week course for dual certification for the labor and postpartum doula.
  • 5 Lessons

    Online Doula Training: February 5 – March 3, 2024

    About the Training SMC Full Circle Doula Birth Companion Online training is a four-week course for dual certification for the labor and postpartum doula. SMC…
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    Online Doula Training: May 6 – June 2, 2024

    Training begins Monday, May 6, 2024. SMC Full Circle Doula Birth Companion Online Training is a four-week course for dual certification for the labor and postpartum doula.
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    Online Doula Training: October 7 – November 3, 2024

    Training begins Monday, October 7, 2024. SMC Full Circle Doula Birth Companion Online Training is a four-week course for dual certification for the labor and postpartum doula.

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    Online Doula Training: October 9 – November 5, 2023

    Training begins Monday, October 9, 2023. SMC Full Circle Doula Birth Companion Online Training is a four-week course for dual certification for the labor and postpartum doula.
  • 5 Lessons

    Practicing African American Postpartum Care Live Webinar

    Practicing African American Postpartum Care was formed to teach African postpartum traditions that were practiced by 20th-century African American midwives, as a way to continue African traditions, teach mothering, include the father, and create a community to care for the new family.  This is considered advanced postpartum training. The next training is a live webinar on March 7, 2024. Register now!