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Labor Doula Training – Atlanta, GA (Gwynne Knap)



November 16 @ 8:30 am EST - 6:30 pm EST
November 17 @ 8:30 am EST - 6:30 pm EST



Gwynne Knap, CLD, CPD, CCCE, CLE


Atlanta, GA
Atlanta, GA United States
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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!


Cost: $565 includes CAPPA Labor Doula Training Manual and 1 year of CAPPA Membership
Alumni Discount of $50 for anyone who has previously taken another CAPPA Training with me.

$265 non-refundable, non-transferable deposit holds your training slot; Remainder of fee ($300) due two weeks before training begins.

Registrations submitted within two weeks of training may require express shipping fees.

Note: Each student must be in attendance during the entirety of the training provided in order to receive a certificate of attendance for this CAPPA Labor Doula Training.

Registration Link: https://www.birthisjustthebeginning.com/services/cappa-doula-and-educator-trainings/labor-doula-training/


Faculty: Gwynne Knap has been a dedicated and passionate birth professional in the Atlanta area for the past 10+ years. She has taught Confident Childbirth of Atlanta and Kopa Birth classes to hundreds of couples since 2009. As a labor doula and postpartum doula, Gwynne has supported hundreds of families through the birth journey and the transition into new parenthood. Her doula practice today, focuses primarily on postpartum doula care. Gwynne graduated from Georgia State University with a degree in Spanish/International Business, from then, she had a 22 year career, marketing commercial architectural materials imported from around the world. Gwynne is a mother to a son and a daughter, as well as, a proud grandmother of two. She finds training new birthing professionals deeply rewarding.


Details of Refund Policy:
-If I, Gwynne Knap cancels the training, students have the option of receiving a full refund or transferring to another CAPPA Training taught by Gwynne Knap within a 12 month period from original training date.
-Training fees are non-refundable, but are transferable to a future CAPPA Training taught by Gwynne Knap within 12 months from original training date. If student does not attend a training within 12 months, all fees are forfeited.
-Participants should not make non-refundable travel arrangements unless they have received a confirmation email from gwynnemelody@gmail.com that the training is confirmed.
– In the event of hazardous weather, making it impossible for CAPPA faculty to hold the training, a makeup option will be made available.

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