Developing Doulas Course Dates and Locations

Upcoming Doula Preparation Training Courses are listed below.

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For the safety and comfort of the Developing Doulas course facilitators and our trainee doulas, we are currently not teaching face to face courses. We hope to resume in November.  Please see our Online Doula course page our distance-doula course details

To enquire about courses, ask questions or apply, it is necessary to book a phone conversation with us. You can book a call at your convenience on our phone booking page. You are also welcome to email us at with questions, but please do read our FAQ page before doing so. 


***Developing Doulas Online***

January/February 2021 with Verina
Zoom sessions on 5th, 7th, 12th, 14th, 19th, 21st, 26th, 28th January & 2nd February (11 Places available)

February 2021 with Zara
Zoom sessions on the 2nd, 9th,16th, 20th, 23rd February (6 places available)

March/April 2021 with Maddie.
Zoom sessions on the 16th, 18th, 23rd, 30th, 1st, 6th, 8th, 13th, 14th (10 places available)
(Zoom sessions 9.45am-12.30pm)

April/May 2021 with Katie
Zoom sessions on the 12th, 16th, 19th, 23rd, 26th, 30th April & the 3rd, 7th May
(Mondays 7.30pm - 10.15pm and Fridays 9.45am-12.30pm)

May/June 2021 with Verina
Zoom sessions on 20th, 25th, 27th May & 1st, 3rd, 8th, 10th, 15th, 17th June (11 places available)

June/July 2021 with Katie
Zoom sessions on the 7th, 11th, 14th, 18th, 21st, 25th, 28th June & the 2nd July.
(Mondays 7.30pm - 10.15pm and Fridays 9.45am-12.30pm)

Face to Face Courses


With Zara

May 2021: 6th, 7th, 12th, 13th, 14th (11 places available)

Zara will consider travelling away from her home base in Surrey. If you would like to host a course, let us know. Hosts pay half price for their course. To read more about Zara and some testimonials for her teaching, look here.


***Developing Doulas Postnatal ONLY course***

This course is appropriate for people who wish to become postnatal doulas or who want to go deeper into the skills needed to support new families. It can serve as an initial doula preparation course or as doula CPD. This is a 3 day course.


March 2021 12th, 13th, 14th (5 places available)


April 2021 dates to be confirmed (9 places available) 









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