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Postpartum Doula Training - Des Moines, IA (Katie Nyberg)

This 2 day CAPPA approved training is the first step towards certification.

 Export to Your Calendar 2/20/2018 to 3/6/2018
When: February 20, 27, & March 6, 2018
3:00pm-9:00 pm Each day
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Des Moines, Iowa 
United States
Contact: Katie Nyberg, CPD, CLD
(515) 473-2737

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CAPPA Certified Postpartum Doula: CPD


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 Postpartum Doula Training


Ready to become proficient when offering professional postpartum support? Take the first step towards becoming a Certified Postpartum Doula with CAPPA.  This eighteen hour workshop meets the first requirement of your CPD 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 postpartum support for perinatal professionals, as well as providing training for those seeking certification as certified postpartum doulas with CAPPA.


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


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


·                 CAPPA certification and policies

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

·                 Listening and Communication Skills

·                 The Postpartum Doula as Educator

·                 Emotional and Physical Support of the Postpartum Mom

·                 Postpartum Mood Disorders

·                 Baby care techniques

·                 Calming and soothing techniques

·                 SIDS and Safe Sleep

·                 Infant Feeding-Choices and Support

·                 The New Baby and the Family

·                 Home Organization

·                 Skills for Special Circumstances

·                 Grief/Loss Support

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

·                 And much more!


Faculty: This training is taught by Katie Nyberg, CLD, CPD. Katie has been a certified birth and postpartum doula since 2010. She has served hundreds of women, partners, and babies through her work as a postpartum & labor doula, as well as teaching classes to the community and health care professionals. As a former grade school teacher, she knows that students of any age enjoy lots of opportunities for discussion, activities, and hands-on practice!



Register Here:


Tuition: $425.00 for workshop: $50 late registration fee for all registrations submitted within two weeks prior to training due to “Rush Shipping” on class materials. Early Bird Offer! Register and pay in full at least one month prior to training to receive: FREE Postpartum Doula Laminated Tool Kit so you can walk into your first interview fully prepared! (offer expires one month prior to training) FREE 30 Minute Business Coaching Call with Katie focused on start-up, marketing, and networking. (offer expires one month prior to training) Referral Rebate: I offer a $25 referral rebate for each student you refer who attends the training. Trainings are even more fun with friends!


Refund Policy:

• If Katie Nyberg cancels the workshop, students have the option of receiving a full refund or transferring to another workshop taught by Katie Nyberg.

• All other cancellations will be charged a $50.00 processing fee.

• If the cancellation is made within four weeks of the workshop, no refund will be given.

• Cancellations prior to training workshop have the option of having payment applied to a training workshop given by Katie Nyberg within 12 months. (No-shows are not eligible for registration transfer.) Only ONE transfer of registration is permitted. If applicant does not attend a workshop within 12 months, all fees are forfeited.

• I understand I should not make non-refundable travel arrangements unless I have received confirmation from Katie Nyberg that the training workshop is confirmed.

• In the event of hazardous weather, “act of God”, or any other travel issues making it impossible for Katie Nyberg to hold the workshop, a makeup option will be made available. Katie Nyberg is not responsible for any travel expenses students may incur.



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