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Labor Doula Training - Gilbert, AZ (Abby Bordner)

This workshop is the first step toward your Labor Doula Certification, This is the 18 hour required training for labor doula certification with CAPPA. Abby provides a fun and interesting environment to learn the details of labor, birth and postpartum.

 Export to Your Calendar 11/2/2017 to 11/4/2017
When: November 2-4, 2017
Times Vary Each Day
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Santa Fe, New Mexico 
United States
Contact: Abby Bordner

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CAPPA Certified Labor Doula: CLD


Want to be inspired and empowered to begin or enhance your perinatal career? Train with the Childbirth and Postpartum Professionals Association, an international certification organization for Doulas, Childbirth Educators, and Lactation Educators.  CAPPA trainings are designed to educate and equip the contemporary perinatal professional for a successful career in a fun, supportive, and collaborative environment.  Trainings are evidence based and comprehensive, and are designed to appeal to all learning styles.  Students will enjoy engaging and interactive instruction, with practical and real-world scenarios.  CAPPA instructors have in depth knowledge and follow standardized curriculums to ensure the highest quality training and most comprehensive perinatal education for CAPPA Certification programs.  As one of the first and most comprehensive perinatal organizations in the world, CAPPA is respected for its longevity, stability, and its commitment to excellence in both education and unsurpassed student and member support. 


The CAPPA Labor Doula Training


Ready to become proficient when offering professional labor support? Take the first step towards becoming a Certified Labor Doula with CAPPA.  This eighteen hour workshop meets the first requirement of your CLD program and prepares you to work through the steps for certification. This course is designed to provide a foundational skill base, knowledge, and perspectives on professional labor support for perinatal professionals, as well as providing training for those seeking certification as certified labor doulas with CAPPA.


Offering 18 CAPPA Contact Hours. Nursing contact hours potentially available on request.


The CAPPA Labor Doula Training Class includes the CAPPA Labor Doula Manual, and covers the following topics:


·                 CAPPA certification and policies

·                 Practical application of Scope of Practice, ethics, and integrity

·                 Building bridges with medical/midwifery professionals

·                 Modeling and teaching positive communication and self-advocacy

·                 Support for every stage of labor and birth

·                 Hands on practice of proven comfort measures and labor support techniques

·                 Emotional support for labor and birth, as well as unexpected events

·                 Hospital procedures – risk/benefit as well as alternatives and support

·                 Cesarean and VBAC support

·                 Prenatal and postpartum consultations and support

·                 Breastfeeding initiation and support

·                 Business development, marketing, and networking to create a successful career

·                 And much more!


Faculty: Abby Bordner provides dynamic and informative trainings. Her style is interactive and engaging so you'll create a network of support with your fellow students. A Facebook group is open to all Abby's students to share information and ask questions. Abby is available for mentorship after the training, when needed. To see all upcoming trainings and events, go to  


Cost of Tuition: Early bird pricing until October 1st, 2017 Refunds available if cancelled before October 1st, 2017 Partial refund available before October 15th, 2017 After Oct. 16th, 2017 no refunds.



Times vary each day:

Thursday: 6:00PM-9:00PM

Friday: 8:30AM-5:30PM

Saturday: 8:30AM-3:30PM


Registration Link:


Details of Refund Policy: Full refund available if registration is cancelled two week or more before the training start date. Partial refund available for cancellations 7-14 days before the start date of the training. No refunds for cancellations made within 7 days of start date of the training.


NOTE: Each student must be in attendance during the entirety of the training provided in order to receive a certificate of attendance for this Training Class.

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