dial a doula TRAINING



our Post Natal Doula training gives you the skills to deeply care for mothers in the fundamental way of the Doula - with deep respect, trust in mother’s innate instincts, good information and excellent resources.

This 10 week program is taught by Sunderai Felich, and special guests, who all bring their expertise in new parenthood.


jan 31 - mar 27 2020

2 week break for school holidays

apr 17 - 24


The training is run over 10 weeks

10am - 2pm class held on fridays


Autumn Retreat
129 Miller St
Thornbury, vic


$1,000 early bird up until jan 1

$1,150 full price

$300 upfront deposit

Payment plans available

course content term one

mothering the mother

  • Your birth story, Your story as a baby and as a mother

  • Exploring what is post natal support, If you could have it what post natal support would be ideal for you

  • The Postnatal Doula, Your role and what services you provide

  • Immediately after birth, support for the whole family

  • skills to provide a relaxed and supportive environment

early childhood & sibling support

  • An understanding of early childhood development from birth to 12 months

  • How to support siblings

relaxation and massage

  • Baby Massage, Relaxation and meditation skills

  • Developing listening skills.


  • Your experience as a baby

  • Your experience as a mother

  • Bottle feeding, supplementary feeding, expressing, Common problems and solutions

settling and sleeping

  • Common problems and approaches

  • Mother baby units or support in the home

  • Ongoing support for the whole family

  • Latest research

birth debriefing

  • Postnatal Depression

  • birth trauma

the 4th trimester

  • How other cultures support new mothers

  • support for families in the first 6 weeks

unexpected outcomes

  • Special care nursery

  • Disability

  • Death

  • How you can support as a postnatal doula


  • Marketing yourself as a postnatal doula

  • Your strengths and challenges

  • business Networking

  • logo, business name and website