Advanced Doula Mentorship Program

Advanced Doula Mentorship Program

from 80.00

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This advanced class is designed for the Doula who wants to turn their skills into a thriving business and is looking for longevity in their birth work. This course takes place over 2 days (16 hours of education) in addition to the 8 hours of basic education included.

  • How to find clients

  • Social Media etiquette & plan

  • Networking with local businesses

  • Why you need a website and how to get started

  • Choosing a business name

  • Creating a logo

  • Branding (what to do w/ the name & logo once you have it).

  • Marketing

  • Multiple Revenue streams

  • Certifications & continuing education

  • Planning prenatals and how they will differ based on your clients needs & choices.

  • Consultation Do’s and Don’ts.

  • Why Community leadership makes a difference (my personal key to success)

  • Stepping up your contract to better protect you and your client.

  • Creating Value and how you decide what your worth.

  • One 60 minute video conference with Mary to help develop your business.

  • A My Sunshine Seal for your website

  • Access to a private group video conferences with Mary

  • 6 months of FREE membership ($300 value!) in the My Sunshine Birth Network after completion of course and application requirement.

PLUS Includes everything from the Basic Doula Mentorship:

This introductory course takes place over 1 day (8 hours of education). This class is a prerequisite to the Advanced Doula course. This class is designed simply to get you to a point of comfort to take on a client in any setting with confidence.

  • How to plan for on call life (including w/ a job and/or children).

  • Hospital birth etiquette (including finding your way around the hospital)

  • Includes access to a group tour of local L&D floor.

  • Home birth etiquette (How to impress local Midwives to gain their much needed referrals).

  • Understanding the different birth center options in our service area.

  • How to create a relationship with nursing staff(ways to damage the birth worker - nurse relationship).

  • Networking, How and why it’s important (including info on the My Sunshine Birth Services Network).

  • Finding and setting up back ups and why you shouldn’t be a Doula without at least 2.

  • What you need to know before setting your price.

  • Basic contract requirements

  • What you need to know after covering the basics.

  • One private video conference with Mary (up to 1 hour) to prepare for or process your first birth.