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Postpartum Doula Training – LIVE ONLINE (Karen Peterson)

Karen Peterson


October 23 @ 8:30 am EDT - 6:30 pm EDT
October 24 @ 8:30 am EDT - 6:30 pm EDT



Karen Peterson, CPD, CLC
(610) 809-1487


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!


Faculty: Karen M. Peterson has over 30 years of experience working with women and children. She is a wife and mother with a blended family of 8 children and 12 grandchildren. She holds a BSED from West Chester University, she has taught every grade level from K-12.
Karen spent twelve years teaching pregnant and parenting teens and prior to that 6 years as a foster parent to pregnant teen mothers. Karen is a Certified Child Passenger Safety Technician, Certified Lactation Counselor (AALPP), a trained birth doula (DONA) a certified postpartum doula (CAPPA) and a Faculty Postpartum Doula Trainer for CAPPA (Childbirth and Postpartum Professional Association). Karen has a Podcast that can be found on many networks @kmpdoulaservice. Currently Karen works as Program Manager for the Pettaway Pursuit Foundation, a maternal health organization she is a member of the Delaware County Breastfeeding Coalition and is the Founder and Executive Director of Women of Harmony, Inc.


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Cost: The cost of this training is $500.00; a $100.00 deposit will hold your spot with the balance due by October 16, 2021. Early registrants on or before October 9, 2021 will receive an Amazon gift card. A $50.00 late fee will be added to all registrations after October 16, 2021.

Details of Refund Policy: Cancellation by Trainer: There are no refunds except upon cancellation of the training by instructor Karen Peterson, please allow 14 days for all funds to be returned from date of cancellation. In the event of inclement weather or other circumstances that make it impossible for instructor Karen Peterson to hold the training a make-up date will be scheduled. In no way is Karen Peterson responsible for any travel expenses incurred.
Cancellation by registrant: There are no refunds, funds may be transferred to another training with Karen Peterson within 12 months of the original transfer date and by paying a $75.00 transfer fee.
If registrant fails to transfer to another training within 1 year of the original training, registrant will forfeit any monies paid to instructor Karen Peterson and will not receive any refund.

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