CAPD (Certified Antenatal & Postpartum Doula)
What is an Antenatal Doula?
An antenatal doula (also called an antepartum doula), provides care and support to those in need during pregnancy. Antenatal doulas specialize in high-risk pregnancies and care for those who are typically on bedrest.
What is a Postpartum Doula?
A postpartum doula is a professional support person trained in the needs of the family in the days, weeks, and months after birth or the addition of a new baby.
What does a CAPD Doula do?
The CAPD doula provides physical, emotional, and informational support to families during pregnancy and up to 3-4 months postpartum.
Students must have a computer with internet accessibility.
Occasional printer use
Age requirements: Students can begin their training at the age of 16.
Please note that you may not be able to own your own business until you are 18 without your parent’s help.
Please read the DoulaVersity Code of Ethics, Conduct, & Scope of Practice For DoulaVersity Antenatal & Postpartum Doulas and our Grievance Policy
To view all the requirements to become a CAPD doula - please click the link here.