Postpartum Doula Core Training Details The Natural Resources Postpartum Doula Core Training is the most comprehensive in the Bay Area. As an organization that not only trains doulas but also educates and supports new and expecting families we are uniquely positioned. We not only prepare you for a career as as doula, we also support you in growing your business and connecting with clients. As a NR trained Doula you will receive ongoing community support and Natural Resources professional perks.

Our program is offered twice every year.

Space is limited. Enroll early and save!



$375 - Earlier Bird Price - 1 payment within 2 weeks of class being scheduled & announced.

$425 - Regular Price - Paid in full in 1 payment.

$450 - Payment Plan Price - 2 payments of $225 - Final payment due 7 days in advance of first class.

Regular cancellation policy applies to all pricing options.

About Our Training



If there are no upcoming dates listed join our waiting list to be notified as soon as the next training is scheduled.

Our 22-hour program is a thorough preparation in attending newly expanded families. Enrollment in the program includes an informative training binder, local resources, and the option of certification after completing additional training requirements.

The program comprises of 16 hours of Core Training and two supplemental classes taught by respected Bay Area practitioners. These additional classes are included at no extra charge:

Core training includes:

  • 16 hours of Core Training
  • 3 hours of Postpartum Nutrition (On a different day of the week, please check schedule)
  • 3 hours of Newborn Sleep (On a different day of the week, please check schedule)
  • Breastfeeding support
  • Newborn care and behavior
  • Facilitating bonding
  • Mothercare after the birth
  • Emotions in the postpartum period
  • Establishing a thriving doula practice

Our Postpartum Training is offered twice a year. Enrollment is limited.


If you trained elsewhere, we offer a few individual spots for both Newborn Sleep and Postpartum Nutrition:

Newborn Sleep Only: $70
Postpartum Nutrition Only: $70


Benefits Of Our Training

In addition to offering a first rate education, Doulas who train with Natural Resources enjoy additional benefits.

Since we work directly with expecting & new families as well as offering Doula Trainings, we are in a unique position to help you connect with families looking for support.

  • Continued support from instructors
  • 1 Year of FREE Marketing via listing on the Natural Resources Local Resource Directory
  • Discounts on Professional Membership
  • Doula support groups


We strongly recommend you become certified. While there are no government or health agencies who oversee Doula certification it is community and professional standard that a Doula will receive a thorough and robust training and complete certification requirements. Doing so demonstrates a level of professionalism, responsibility and reliability.

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