DONA Birth Doula Certification
DONA is an internationally recognized certification program, that sets the bar for education and professional development.
Lamaze Childbirth Educator Certificate
As a Lamaze certified childbirth educator, it is my mission to advance safe and healthy pregnancy, birth, and early parenting through evidence based education and advocacy
Ongoing Continuous Learning
Part of my passion and commitment as a doula and educator is to provide my clients with the most up-to-date, evidence based practices.
Its an ongoing commitment to continuing education, and training through reading, attending various learning events and professional memberships with Evidence Based Birth to get unbiased, evidence and training
TENS Unit Training and Certificate
TENS machines have been shown to help reduce pain in labour and are a useful tool for doulas to have in their labour goodie bag. The training provided information and knowledge to properly use TENS during labour/delivery
Basics of Lactation Management Certificate
This certification program provided the skills and knowledge on breastfeeding and lactation, knowing how to support mothers with latch, education, resources and referral
Trauma Informed Practice- Level 1 Certificate
This workshop provided training and expertise on how to assist clients with trauma and understand how trauma impacts the healing process. Training and certificate approved by the Canadian Psychological Association.
Emergency Childcare First Aid & CPR/AED Certificate
Injury prevention skills and knowledge. Lifesaving first aid skills and cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR and AED) for children, and babies. Course meets legislation requirements for provincial childhood education, daycare worker safety requirements and DONA.
Perinatal Mental Health Certificate
This 16 hour certification course provided a broad understanding of perinatal mood disorders. I was provided specific strategies for supporting families during the perinatal period (from fertility to toddler)
Maternal Mental Health Community Awareness & Global Advocacy Certificate
This 4 week intensive course from Saybrook University provided evidence based knowledge regarding the types of perinatal mood and anxiety disorders occurring in pregnancy and the postpartum period including; risk factors and effects of these disorders on birthing people and their children