Launch your career as a birth or postpartum doula from renowned trainer Stefanie Antunes.

Internationally recognized doula training

Doula Canada, Yoga Alliance and Lamaze® approved training programs

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Doula School​

Welcome to Doula School​

Congratulations on your interest in becoming a Doula! You will soon experience the amazing joy of the special impact you will have working with families in your area. For more than 19 years I have had the privilege of attending births, and training others to do the same.

For more than a decade, Doula School has been training doulas, offering Doula Canada approved birth and postpartum doula training workshops and a Lamaze Certified Childbirth Educator Seminar. Anyone who has a willingness to help families through birth and early parenthood can become a doula or a childbirth educator.

We believe that through positive birth experiences, birthing people, children and families can be happier, healthier and closer. Our mission at Doula School is to train and mentor the next generation of birth workers. We can’t wait to meet you.

– Stefanie Antunes


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Students in

15 Countries



19+ Years




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24+ hours of live training

Birth Doula Training

Completing a DONA International approved training is the first step on your journey to supporting families as a certified Birth Doula.

This interactive training will equip you with the tools to empower and support families throughout their pregnancies and labour.

Business Program for Doulas

Grow your birth business this year

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Lamaze Childbirth Educator Program

We prepare you to become a Lamaze certified educator

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Postpartum Doula Training

Work with new parents and their babies


Prenatal Yoga Teacher + Doula Training

Our 85 hour training prepares you to work as a prenatal yoga teacher and birth doula.

TENS Machine Training

Learn how to use a TENS machine as a doula

Is Doula School for You?

The world needs more doulas. If you feel a calling toward a career in birth work, a doula role is a great place to start.
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Why train with Doula School

“I’ve been a doula now for over 10 years after the incredible experience of training with Stefanie. If you want to be a doula, train with someone that will inspire you, not just teach you. Stefanie is the real deal – she gets it.


Doula & Former Student

Meet a Few of our 1,200+ Doula Alumni

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If you are serious about having a meaningful doula career, start here.

I credit Stefanie with the success of my practice. Five months since my initial class, I now take care of my very own clients full time while pursuing certification and several passion projects in the field

– Zoe Elkington,
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Gained valuable and practical insight with the tools to DOULA.

I have attended a number of Doula School’s courses throughout the COVID-19 pandemic, both in person and virtually. It has been an awesome privilege to be able to learn from Stefanie. She has a wealth of knowledge and truly emanates passion for this important work. You cannot help but feel inspired.

– Marianne, Canada

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I was able to advocate for myself!

Because of the birth doula training I was in with you, I was able to advocate for myself! So thank you so much!!!

– Emma, USA

Scholarships available. Our training is based on principles of anti-racism and inclusion. Learn more.


Sacred Birth:

Our 85 hour training prepares you to work as a

prenatal yoga teacher and birth doula

Join us for our next session! This is a VIRTUAL TRAINING in which you are guided in LIVE TIME with an intimate group.

Our 85 hour training is prepares you to work as a prenatal yoga practictioner and birth doula.

Our Doula Training Framework

Whether you’re looking to expand your skills, make a career change or expand your birth business, we’ve packaged our trainings to provide actionable steps to succeed as a birth worker.

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Training & Specialization

Learn about the emotional, physical and transformational role of Doulas.

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Certification & Experience

Get all the step-by-step details for becoming certified through Doula Canada. We support you the entire way.

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Business Building

Fast-track your Doula business, from marketing to technology to emotional wellness.

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