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Labor Doula Training – Albuquerque, NM (Abby Bordner)



Start: March 6 @ 8:30 am MST - 5:30 pm MST
End: March 7 @ 8:30 am MST - 5:30 pm MST




Albuquerque, NM
Albuquerque, NM United States
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Tuition: $450 early bird by Feb. 14th, 2020
$475 regular rate starting Feb. 15th, 2020



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Contact Information: or (505) 919-9153


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’s trainings are fun, engaging, informative and leave students with a sense of purpose in their new work. Abby has been CAPPA faculty for labor doulas and postpartum doulas for six years. She enjoys empowering her students to success in their work. Doula work is both personal and professional and Abby will give students a multi-dimensional experience so they will best assist all their clients in an open and nurturing way. “I just wanted to let you know what an incredible training that was this weekend. I am feeling so full of possibility, information and delight. I haven’t been able to stop talking about it, and am eager to dive into the manual as well! Thank you for your clear teaching, your listening and also your wealth of information. I felt so taken care of, educated and seen (also seems to be the qualities of a great doula!).” Summer S., student


Details of Refund Policy: Full refund issued if cancellation is 4 weeks or more prior to training date.
Partial refund issued if cancellation is 2-4 weeks from training date.
No refunds for cancellations within 2 weeks of training.
If training is cancelled due to unforeseen circumstances or low enrollment, full refunds will be issued by trainer.
If student cancels within 4 weeks of training, registration can be transferred to another training within 12 months.


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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