Are you ready to do your part to create a new paradigm of pregnancy, birth and parenting? Do you feel called to assist birthing individuals & their supporters physically, emotionally, psychologically & spiritually? 

Register to Begin Your Journey Toward Becoming a Certified Birth With Spirit Doula today!

We are excited to have you join us on our mission to make sure every birthing individual has access to evidence-based information, radical support, and the opportunity to experience the full power of BIRTHING WITH SPIRIT.














1) Once you have registered, you will receive downloadable Certification Requirement documents. Please print them so you have a map for your progress toward certification.

2) Request to be added to the private Birth With Spirit Community Facebook group so you stay up-to-date on Retreat dates (remote and in-person), peer reviews, advanced workshops, job opportunities, referrals, articles and studies, Q&As, etc.

3) You have two years from date of registration to complete the requirements in the Certification Packet.

4) Certify or re-certify in Infant CPR and First Aid.​​

Benefits of Becoming a Birth With Spirit Doula

  • Your life will become more connected and richer

  • You will serve your entire community with more authentic presence

  • You will feel more powerful and freer

  • You will be able to offer knowledgeable and supportive guidance to birthing individuals

  • Doula services are enjoying more and more recognition and are in more demand than ever before

  • You will have ongoing professional support as a BWS Doula, including:

     - a private Facebook group for ongoing support and evidence-based information

     - educational opportunities

     - quarterly BWS peer review

  • Access to BWS-only advanced trainings and mentorships

We support our community by offering one full certification scholarship per training. This scholarship includes all Certification and Certification Retreat fees, and is available for someone with circumstances that make accessing our doula trainings otherwise impossible. We also offer payment plans and small sliding scales for those with circumstances that would make accessing our trainings difficult. While anyone may apply, to address inequities in our system, special consideration is given to People of Color and LGBTQIA+.

To apply, please email for an application.

Complete Birth With Spirit

Doula Certification

Join us In-Person in Dayton, Ohio, or
virtually from anywhere in the world!


Everything you need to walk through the BWS Doula Certification process.