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Postpartum Doula Training – El Paso, TX (Abby Bordner)



Start: November 10 @ 8:30 am MST - 5:30 pm MST
End: November 11 @ 8:30 am MST - 5:30 pm MST



Abby Bordner


The Retreat Birth Center
1312 E Rio Grande Ave
El Paso, TX United States

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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!


CAPPA Faculty: Abby leads a lively and informative training to engage in learning and practice. By the end of the training, you’ll have a clear path to the next steps to certification with CAPPA. “I learned about interaction between the doula and the mother, navigating scope of practice, different positions to use and the business aspects of doula work. It was great! Thank you so much.” Kelsey “Abby does an amazing job at explaining everything and she is unbiased. I enjoyed building my doula resources (including other women in the class!) and learning about teaching my clients about breastfeeding.” Lilly


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Tuition: Early bird until Oct. 12th, 2019 $425 Regular rate $475

Details of Refund Policy: Full refund if cancelled 4 weeks before training date. Partial refund if cancelled by Oct. 20th, 2019 Enrollment may be transferred to another training within the following 6-9 months No refunds after Oct. 20th, 2019

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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