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a trained professional who provides continuous physical, emotional, and informational support throughout a person's pregnancy and birth journey to help them achieve the healthiest, most satisfying experience possible.

Doula Training

To receive a scholarship for training, you must become a Birth Beginnings Volunteer Doula by completing the following requirements:

  • Review the "About Us" page and understand the mission of the organization

  • Live in or within 45 minutes of the following counties: Wake, Durham, Harnett, Guilford, Orange, and Chatham.

  • Complete all 3 days of the doula training and any online coursework

  • Support 3 clients within 1 year of completing the training

  • For students applying for sponsorship: upload a valid student ID

  • For community members seeking scholarships: complete the required information

  • Pay $25 membership fee (includes volunteer tshirt)

Training Information

Date: October 15-16, 2022, breastfeeding support training day TBD

Location: TBA (Chapel Hill or Durham)

Student Doula Scholarship Price (Birth Beginings Volunteer): $250

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