DOULA CERTIFICATION

....From ExpertRating offers you the perfect opportunity to become a support to expectant mothers and their families!

Begin an emotionally and professionally rewarding career as a doula with the ExpertRating Doula Certification.

Get introduced to the basics of the job of a doula. Learn how to provide physical and emotional support to mothers. Understand the birthing process, obstetric complications, and common interventions. And learn what prenatal and postpartum doula care entails. Sign up for this detailed course now

Attend the birthing of a loved one by being certified as a Doula.

Covid-19, there are extra restrictions on who can join the delivery room. Many hospitals and places of birth do not count a doula as an additional person in the room. This can vary from hospital to hospital, so please inquire about the rules at your hospital. Our Doulas have been at attendance at hundreds of births during Covid-19.
The online course takes 2-3 weeks on an average to complete, and you can take the final test from your own device when you have completed the course work. If you are in a hurry, you have the option to download and print the Doula certificate on passing the test, and later on receive the hard copy through mail within 12 days. The $99.99 is all inclusive and covers the course, test, hardcopy certificate and mailing charges.

Certification

About The Online Doula Certification

The ExpertRating Doula Certification covers all the relevant topics in depth, which gives you extensive information about the working of a doula. Doulas are a part of the most beautiful experience in this world—childbirth. It is a miracle; a life-giving miracle. And there can be nothing more nurturing than supporting a woman before, during and after childbirth. A woman needs as much love and support as possible during these times and a doula does all that and more. Through this course, we will help you develop your communication skills, we will help you understand who a doula is, we will help you learn about the physiology of pregnancy among the many other things that you will learn to understand the meaning of being a doula.

Syllabus

Welcome to your  Expert Rating Doula CourseWelcome to your Expert Rating Doula CourseAbout the AuthorAbout the AuthorThe Final Certification TestThe Final Certification Test
About doulas and job forecastAbout doulas and job forecastLearning objectives, course outline and expectationsLearning objectives, course outline and expectationsConclusionConclusionReferences and Supplementary ContentReferences and Supplementary ContentSelf Study Multiple Choice QuestionsSelf Study Multiple Choice QuestionsSelf Study Descriptive QuestionsSelf Study Descriptive Questions
Doula BasicsDoula BasicsTypes of doulasTypes of doulasPatient AdvocacyPatient AdvocacyInformed consentInformed consentDoulas Responsibilities and Standards of Practice Code of ConductDoulas Responsibilities and Standards of Practice Code of ConductState of Maternity Care in the United StatesState of Maternity Care in the United StatesConclusionConclusionReferences and Supplementary ContentReferences and Supplementary ContentSelf Study Multiple Choice QuestionsSelf Study Multiple Choice QuestionsSelf Study Descriptive QuestionsSelf Study Descriptive Questions
EmpathyEmpathyEmpathy ContinuedEmpathy ContinuedActive ListeningActive ListeningConfidence building and Community referralsConfidence building and Community referralsAffirmationsAffirmationsConclusionConclusionReferences and Supplementary ContentReferences and Supplementary ContentSelf Study Multiple Choice QuestionsSelf Study Multiple Choice QuestionsSelf Study Descriptive QuestionsSelf Study Descriptive Questions
IntroductionIntroductionRelaxation exercisesRelaxation exercisesBreathingBreathingVisualizationVisualizationDeep muscle relaxationDeep muscle relaxationMeditationMeditationHypnosisHypnosisPositionsPositionsOptimal Fetal Positioning VS. Spinning BabiesOptimal Fetal Positioning VS. Spinning BabiesMiles CircuitMiles CircuitHydrotherapyHydrotherapyMassageMassageAromatherapyAromatherapyNutrition, Hydration, and EliminationNutrition, Hydration, and EliminationMaintenance of Therapeutic MilieuMaintenance of Therapeutic MilieuConclusionConclusionReferences and Supplementary ContentReferences and Supplementary ContentSelf Study Descriptive QuestionsSelf Study Descriptive QuestionsSelf Study Multiple Choice QuestionsSelf Study Multiple Choice Questions
Community support listCommunity support listMotivational InterviewingMotivational InterviewingNon-violent CommunicationNon-violent CommunicationAssertive CommunicationAssertive CommunicationHonesty and respectHonesty and respectInformation about labor, birth, and beyondInformation about labor, birth, and beyondConclusionConclusionReferences and Supplementary ContentReferences and Supplementary ContentSelf Study Multiple Choice QuestionsSelf Study Multiple Choice QuestionsSelf Study Descriptive QuestionsSelf Study Descriptive Questions
Brief introduction to anatomy and physiologyBrief introduction to anatomy and physiologyUnderstanding Labor MechanicsUnderstanding Labor MechanicsChemicals of Love and BirthChemicals of Love and BirthUnderstand the birthing process from a holistic viewUnderstand the birthing process from a holistic viewFirst Phase: Prodromal or Early LaborFirst Phase: Prodromal or Early LaborFirst Stage: Active PhaseFirst Stage: Active PhaseFirst stage, Third Phase: TransitionFirst stage, Third Phase: TransitionSecond Stage: Pushing and BirthSecond Stage: Pushing and BirthThird Stage: Placental DeliveryThird Stage: Placental DeliveryFourth Stage: Breastfeeding and BondingFourth Stage: Breastfeeding and BondingThe perspective and importance of the fatherThe perspective and importance of the fatherConclusionConclusionReferences and Supplementary ContentReferences and Supplementary ContentSelf Study Multiple Choice QuestionsSelf Study Multiple Choice QuestionsSelf Study Descriptive QuestionsSelf Study Descriptive Questions
IntroductionIntroductionAnalgesiaAnalgesiaInductionInductionAugmentationAugmentationNPO statusNPO statusFetal MonitoringFetal MonitoringCesarean SectionCesarean SectionCesarean Section ContinuedCesarean Section ContinuedNewborn InterventionsNewborn InterventionsNewborn Interventions ContinuedNewborn Interventions ContinuedConclusionConclusionReferences and Supplementary ContentReferences and Supplementary ContentSelf Study Multiple Choice QuestionsSelf Study Multiple Choice QuestionsSelf Study Descriptive QuestionsSelf Study Descriptive Questions
IntroductionIntroductionFirst visit (or electronically)First visit (or electronically)Second visitSecond visitMother’s historyMother’s historyBirth and Postpartum PlanningBirth and Postpartum PlanningBirth plan formatsBirth plan formatsDifficult conversations with providersDifficult conversations with providersBirthing classes and methodsBirthing classes and methodsConclusionConclusionSelf Study Descriptive QuestionsSelf Study Descriptive QuestionsSelf Study Multiple Choice QuestionsSelf Study Multiple Choice Questions
BreastfeedingBreastfeedingBreastfeeding ContinuedBreastfeeding ContinuedNewborn care and safe sleepNewborn care and safe sleepPostpartum Obstetric, Pediatrician, and Doula appointmentsPostpartum Obstetric, Pediatrician, and Doula appointmentsPostpartum Obstetric, Pediatrician, and Doula appointments  ContinuedPostpartum Obstetric, Pediatrician, and Doula appointments ContinuedConclusionConclusionReferences and Supplementary ContentReferences and Supplementary ContentSelf Study Descriptive QuestionsSelf Study Descriptive QuestionsSelf Study Multiple Choice QuestionsSelf Study Multiple Choice Questions
Personal goals using SMART goal settingPersonal goals using SMART goal settingFinding a doula group practice or volunteer doula groupFinding a doula group practice or volunteer doula groupPrivate PracticePrivate PracticePrivate Practice ContinuedPrivate Practice ContinuedConclusionConclusionReferences and Supplementary ContentReferences and Supplementary ContentSelf Study Multiple Choice QuestionsSelf Study Multiple Choice QuestionsSelf Study Descriptive QuestionsSelf Study Descriptive Questions