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Labor Doula Training – LIVE ONLINE (Christine Hernandez)



October 2 @ 6:00 pm EDT - 9:00 pm EDT
November 6 @ 6:00 pm EDT - 9:00 pm EDT



Christine Hernandez, CLD
(518) 364-7313


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Training Dates and Times: 
October 2nd- November 6th, (Mondays from 6PM-9PM EST)

$100 off early bird registration (up to 1 month before training begins) using code EARLYBIRD
Late registration (two weeks before training) an additional $50 ($700)

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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!

Christine Hernandez, based in Saratoga Springs, NY, has a long-standing commitment to children and families. Her work initially focused on early childhood development, but after becoming a mother herself, she shifted focus to supporting parents during their transformational journey into new parenthood.

In her role as a doula and childbirth educator, Christine provides guidance, reassurance, and support to new parents as they navigate the profound journey of parenthood. Her passion lies in ensuring parents feel prepared and confident as they step into this transformative phase of life. As a proud member of the CAPPA faculty serving as a Labor Doula Trainer, Christine is excited to extend her reach and inspire more individuals to join this incredibly fulfilling profession.


Refund Policy: 
If CAPPA Faculty cancels the workshop, the entire fee will be refunded.
All other cancellations will be charged a $50.00 processing fee.
If the cancellation is made within three weeks of the workshop, no refund will be given.
Cancellations prior to training have the option of having payment applied to a training workshop given by the same CAPPA Faculty 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. A $50 transfer fee will be due upon registration of new training.
I understand I should not make non-refundable travel arrangements unless I have received confirmation from CAPPA Faculty that the training is confirmed.
In the event of hazardous weather, “act of God”, or any other travel issues making it impossible for CAPPA Faculty to hold the workshop, a makeup option will be made available.
CAPPA Faculty is not responsible for any travel expenses students may incur.

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