Anyone who has a willingness to help women through birth can become a birth doula. Though it’s helpful, it’s not necessary to have a background in health or medicine. Keep in mind that a doula is a non-medical professional.
Your weekend birth doula training with Doula Trainer Trena Gallant will give you the education, tools and confidence to go out and begin working as doula immediately.
Trena Gallant is a a birth and postpartum doula trainer based in Halifax, Nova Scotia. She has over 19 years of experience and is conducting the training online.
This doula training is instructor led live online via zoom from Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada. People from across Canada and anywhere around the world are welcome to join.
"Trena is spectacular! She is thoughtful, organized, full of resources, wise, and incredibly engaging. I am thrilled to have taken this online course with her!" Alix
"I took the online postpartum doula course. It was very informative and I would definitely recommend to others!" Kathyrn
"Easy to access and book online. Exceptional team members, like Trena Gallant, teaching online classes. Love the feeling of our connections we make when we learn together in a safe space." Christine
"Took the online post-partum doula training and loved it!" Nina
Trena Gallant is a Fellow of the Academy of Certified Childbirth educators, a DONA Approved Birth and Postpartum Doula Trainer, Infant Massage Instructor, Certified Sleep Educator, Child passenger safety technician and Hypnobirthing Practitioner. Her passion for birth and babies began at a very young age, when she frequently offered her family pets doula support (much to their dismay), and helped care for the many foster babies who her parents welcomed into their home.
Qualifications & Experience
Free Doula Business Tools
Templates and tools to take care of yourself and your clients. Free doula business downloadables included in your Yoga Mamas Doula Training Course.
Get grounded and hit the ground running after your training. Complimentary digital doula business tools to help organize and build your doula business. Stay organized and focused so you can spend more time doing what you love, supporting families.
"Trena's facilitation style is interactive and her experience level allows participants to learn a diversity of skills. She brings professionalism, a deep knowledge of how to best support families, as well as her welcoming personality to all that she does. It is because of her coaching and mentoring that I was able to develop the confidence to start my practice as a doula." - Ashley Birth and Postpartum Doula
"Trena's classes offer a very interactive learning approach. Her knowledge and passion for parents and birth are very contagious. She makes the students feel very valued and goes above and beyond the class setting to offer her guidance." - Darla, Birth and Postpartum Doula
"Yoga Mamas had such a nice room to have the Doula training in. Their staff were helpful when I needed to nurse my son there during breaks. Snacks, coffee and lemon water were a nice touch everyday." - Emily, Birth Doula
"I recently completed the DONA birth doula training at Yoga Mamas. I was thoroughly impressed with the quality of education I received from the training. The course is condensed with valuable information for anyone who is interested in the miracle of childbirth. I feel confident and inspired to continue my path of supporting women through their birth journeys!"
- Sacha Bryce, Doula and Yoga Instructor
Interested in Becoming A Postpartum Doula?
The Postpartum Doula Training is ideal for those who have a passion for working with babies, nurturing families, and building capacity in others.
This workshop will teach the skills necessary to support families during the first three months as they ease into their new roles, and will focus on normal newborn behaviours and cues, postpartum adjustment, and typical questions and concerns that new families may experience.