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Doula Training Program-Palm Beach County


  • Job Training
  • Maternity

Have you ever considered becoming a doula?

Do you have the desire and commitment to support others in your community through the pregnancy and birthing process?

Through Healthy Mothers Healthy Babies of Palm Beach County, learn more about their upcoming training opportunity starting in March 2023. Applications are being accepted through January with interviews in February.

Doulas who are selected for the cohort will receive all training and materials at no cost. Additionally, each Doula will be paid a stipend for two births during their training period. HMHB Doula certification is completed in 9-12 months.

Doulas selected for the cohort must meet the following requirements:

  • Be a resident of Palm Beach County
  • Identify as Black/Black American
  • Commit to an intensive 9–12-month training program and complete all training requirements (training is inclusive of Birthing AND Postpartum Doula)
  • Complete all required application documentation and pass a Level II background screening
  • Complete required reading from the Stronger Together Required Reading List
  • Be mentored by a practicing Doula, Midwife, Nurse Practitioner or Obstetrics provider through phone, email or video throughout the training program
  • Observe/participate in a minimum of 2 sponsored births
  • Be available to attend 2-3 prenatal appointments with your client
  • Be available to remain partners with your client for three months postpartum
  • Complete an Independent Contractor agreement

To apply, complete the application here: 2023 HMHB Doula Cohort Application Survey (

You must also submit your resume or a 2-3 video on why you want to be a doula.

Spots are limited.


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