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Labor Doula Training: Heather McCullough CPM CAPPA Faculty

Heather McCullough CPM, LM (WI), CAPPA Faculty CLD, CLE, HCHI, PES

Friday, January 12, 2018 from 8:30 AM to 6:30 PM (CST)

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Early Bird CAPPA Labor Doula Training Jan 12, 2018 $450.00 $12.24
CAPPA Labor Doula Training Jan 12, 2018 $550.00 $14.74

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January 12th & 13th CAPPA Labor Doula Training in Chicago!

Want to be inspired and empowered to begin or enhance your perinatal career? Train with the Childbirth and Postpartum Professionals Association, an international certification organization for Doulas, Childbirth Educators, and Lactation Educators.  CAPPA trainings are designed to educate and equip the contemporary perinatal professional for a successful career in a fun, supportive, and collaborative environment.  Trainings are evidence based and comprehensive, and are designed to appeal to all learning styles.  Students will enjoy engaging and interactive instruction, with practical and real-world scenarios.  CAPPA instructors have in depth knowledge and follow standardized curriculums to ensure the highest quality training and most comprehensive perinatal education for CAPPA Certification programs.  As one of the first and most comprehensive perinatal organizations in the world, CAPPA is respected for its longevity, stability, and its commitment to excellence in both education and unsurpassed student and member support.  

 The CAPPA Labor Doula Training

Ready to become proficient when offering professional labor support? Take the first step towards becoming a Certified Labor Doula with CAPPA.  This eighteen-hour workshop meets the first requirement of your CLD program and prepares you to work through the steps for certification. This course is designed to provide a foundational skill base, knowledge, and perspectives on professional labor support for perinatal professionals, as well as providing training for those seeking certification as certified labor doulas with CAPPA.


Offering 18 CAPPA Contact Hours. Nursing contact hours potentially available on request.

The CAPPA Labor Doula Training Class includes the CAPPA Labor Doula Manual, and covers the following topics:

  • CAPPA certification and policies

  • Practical application of Scope of Practice, ethics, and integrity

  • Building bridges with medical/midwifery professionals

  • Modeling and teaching positive communication and self-advocacy

  • Support for every stage of labor and birth

  • Hands on practice of proven comfort measures and labor support techniques

  • Emotional support for labor and birth, as well as unexpected events

  • Hospital procedures – risk/benefit as well as alternatives and support

  • Cesarean and VBAC support

  • Prenatal and postpartum consultations and support

  • Breastfeeding initiation and support

  • Business development, marketing, and networking to create a successful career

  • And much more!

This is the first big step towards your certification as a labor doula!


Faculty Contact: Email Heather McCullough CPM, LM, HCHI, PES, CLD, CLE CAPPA Faculty for more details or call 262.909.8720

Early Bird $450 until 11/15/17, $550 after 11/15/17Payment plans available. Military and other doulas can get a discount.  

Refund Policy:

• If the training in cancelled, a refund in the full amount will be given. 

• If the cancellation is made within six weeks of the workshop, no refund will be given. 

• Cancellations prior to training have the option of having payment applied to a training workshop given by the same CAPPA Faculty within 12 months. (No-shows are not eligible for registration transfer.) Only ONE transfer of registration is permitted. If applicant does not attend a workshop within 12 months, all fees are forfeited. 

• I understand I should not make non-refundable travel arrangements unless I have received confirmation from CAPPA Faculty that the training is confirmed.

NOTE: Each student must be in attendance during the entirety of the training provided in order to receive a certificate of attendance for this Training Class.

Have questions about Labor Doula Training: Heather McCullough CPM CAPPA Faculty? Contact Heather McCullough CPM, LM (WI), CAPPA Faculty CLD, CLE, HCHI, PES

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HMBirth Office
522 Kedzie Street
Evanston, IL 60202

Friday, January 12, 2018 from 8:30 AM to 6:30 PM (CST)

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Heather McCullough CPM, LM (WI), CAPPA Faculty CLD, CLE, HCHI, PES

Heather is a passionate supporter of families during their childbearing year. As a Midwife and doula, she's walked with over 1,200 families as they met their babies, supported them during their postpartum, and assisted with breastfeeding. Heather provides labor support services, mentoring of new doulas, and trainings as a CAPPA Faculty member for Labor, Postpartum, and 20-Hour Lactation Educator. She is also the 1st Evidence Based Birth Instructor in Illinois, also teaching Hypnobabies, Birthing From Within, and Mamalates.

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