NBDA - Doula Trainers

Doula Trainers

Kira Kimble - Traveling Doula Trainer

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Kira,  is a Birth Arts International Certified Doula in Charlotte, NC    and a Birth Arts International Trainer. She is an informative  resource   for students. She puts her years of doula experience to work  when she   trains students on how to be compassionate and effective  doulas. As a   trainer she uses her vast doula experience to teach  students about how   to support families in a variety of settings such  as hospitals, birth   centers and home birth environments. She also has  experience in   supporting VBAC, Plus Size Pregnancy, high risk and a  variety of  natural  and medicated birth scenarios. Contact

Michelle Gabriel-Caldwell - New Jersey

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Michelle   Gabriel-Caldwell, Birth & Postpartum Doula, Doula Trainer,   Childbirth Educator and Nutritionist. This husband/wife team of natural   childbirth educators who teach the one and  only Bradley Method of   Husband Coached Childbirth. A 12 week series of  classes that focuses  on  relaxation, nutrition, exercise. We also  emphasize the training of  the  husband/partner to be the coach so that  the mother can be  supported  during labor. We help couples recognize  their birth rights  while  educating them on the stages of labor,  gestation and birth  plans. We  provide labor rehearsals, support and  guidance throughout  the  pregnancy, labor and postpartum. We can't wait  to help you! Contact 

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Darline Turner, Houston, TX

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The Mamas on Bedrest AntePartum Doula training program is developed upon evidence-based practices. Doulas in the training program will learn:

  • The history of the bedrest prescription and why it is used
  • Common  pregnancy complications for which bedrest is prescribed, and treatments  mamas may be taking or undergoing while on bedrest
  • The  role of the Bedrest Doula-Non medical, ancillary support for mama and  her family (It’s not just mama! Mamas on Bedrest Doulas will be caring  for the entire family and household!)
  • How best to care for and support the “family” on bedrest
  • The Business side of bedrest

For more information and/or to register,  Contact

Djifa Jones - Atlanta, GA

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Djifa , the owner of A Womban's Place, teaches a certification class for The Matrona, preparing doulas to attend birth in the hospital. Djifa loves birth and babies! She is a strong advocate for trusting birth and life in general and believes in helping mothers to listen to their bodies. Djifa Richards Jones is a Holistic Birth Doula and practicing licensed Pediatric Physicians Assistant in Atlanta, Georgia.  She initially certified through DONA and then through The Matrona as a Holistic Birth Doula.  Owner and Founder of A Womban’s Place, founded in 2013, Djifa was inspired to create a Birth Support service that encompassed educational workshops, offered various prenatal services and encouraged holistic approaches to the birthing process. awombansplace@gmail.com

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