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Birth Arts International doula training will challenge, encourage, equip, and inspire you. For example, you will gain knowledge and hands-on skills to support growing families.

Likewise, when you join me for a workshop you will begin a fulfilling career. I want you to make a positive impact in your community. Over the weekend we will go deeper than basic doula skills.  For instance, I include times of story sharing, discussion, and journaling.

Firstly, recognizing that we all come from different backgrounds and experiences. We will respect those differences as we share and learn together. Secondly, being a doula is an expansive role and one that can lead to burn out. Therefore, self-care is so important. This begins with recognizing and honoring your own truths and beliefs about birth.

Above all, my classes are an open and honest environment. It is my goal to create an energy that contains respect and sacredness for everyone in the room. I want you to move forward in your doula career feeling grounded, supported, and ready to serve families.

After completing the interactive doula training with me, you will continue the doula certification process online with Birth Arts International and the support of Global Director, Demetria Clark at no additional cost.

Everyone is welcome to attend regardless of life experience. If you are healing from your own birth story, have a triumphant birth story, or no birth story at all. you belong.

Together we will embrace and support you as your journey continues to unravel.


Classes are taught in an intensive style and are offered for birth doula or postpartum doula certification paths.

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  • Lifetime Certification
  • An exclusive online group for BAI students.
  • Access to BAI Global Director, Demetria Clark.
  • Autonomy to operate your doula business the way you want.
  • New content is always being added to the E-learning classroom.
  • Flexible schedule fits into your life

Learn more about each option

  • Birth Doula Topics
  • Comfort measures
  • Physiological Birth Process
  • Interventions and alternatives
  • Roles of a birth doula
  • Advocating effectively
  • Rebozo & Peanut Ball Use
  • Postpartum Doula Topics
  • Rebozo support
  • Postpartum Mood spectrum
  • Roles of a postpartum doula
  • Modeling communication
  • Creating a care plan
  • Supporting the family


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  • Access BAI’s online classroom
  • Connect with BAI students and instructors from around the globe.
  • Become certified (after additional assignments) at no extra charge.



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2019 Schedule

 The first day of the weekend will be for Birth Doulas and the second day for Postpartum Doulas. You may enroll in one or both.

Most classes are from 9:30am-6pm

Weston, Florida (Miami / Ft Lauderdale) – April 13 & 14, 2019 – Birth Postpartum Doula IntensiveRegister Now 


Indianapolis, Indiana – April 6-7, 2019 – Birth & Postpartum Doula Intensive – Register Now via Square secure checkout. 

Augusta, Georgia – April 27th, 2019 – Postpartum Doula IntensiveRegister Now via Square secure checkout.

Austin, Texas – TBA,  2019 – Birth Doula Intensive – Contact me to be notified when a date is announced.

Do you want a doula training in your area? Contact me to set it up or connect you with a BAI trainer in your area.


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    Carlette Y Davidson
    Carlette Y Davidson
    Heathers delivery style was very calm , she is very knowledgeable and answered all our questions in a clear concise manner , her passion for her work and eagerness to train others was very obvious , I would recommend anyone who wants to become a Birth Doula to attend one of her training session .
    Kathy Halverson Kinard
    Kathy Halverson Kinard
    She was an amazing trainer. What she taught was very easy to understand. She was very patient with all my questions. The knowledge i gained from her training has reslly help my confidence and i feel ready to do this.
    Desiree Joyce Southard
    Desiree Joyce Southard
    Heathir was such a joy to work with! She is so full knowledge and made my class so fun! I can’t wait to jump in with what I’ve learned!
    Robin Saporito
    Robin Saporito
    I took Heathir's Doula training this weekend. I learned more than I would have thought possible. I'm so excited about becoming a certified Doula.
    Lora Casco
    Lora Casco
    Heathir is an excellent trainer! I just completed a training with her March 2017 on Maui. We had a great class full of lively discussion, hands on learning and I walked away with more skills in my bag of doula knowledge. I have been a doula for a while and wanted to train with Birth Arts because they are a great support to their trainees and I am not disappointed at all! I am so glad I chose BAI and I look forward to serving my community here on Maui.
    Marie Vila
    Marie Vila
    Samantha Millbrook
    Samantha Millbrook
    I traveled ALL the way to Eugene, Oregon from Nashville, Tennessee to take this course with Heathir and I am SO glad that I did. I have to admit, I was worried that I would travel all that way and be disappointed. Heathir made me feel so comfortable and welcome. She explained things in a way that made sense to me and always left the floor open for questions. If I am ever giving birth in the proximity that Heathir could help me I would call her in a heartbeat. Thank you Heathir for helping me start this journey as a Doula off on a great start. I can't wait to learn, grow, and practice this work with the support of the strong, educated, and wonderful BAI community.
    Mary Wright Johnson
    Mary Wright Johnson
    Heathir is a wonderful teacher. My experience at her workshop was so incredibly inspiring. She is skilled, and knowledgeable, and she creates an atmosphere of comfort that is ideal for learning. Her support and encouragement really increased my excitement about entering into this fulfilling new career.
    Teresa Ostrander
    Teresa Ostrander
    Heathir is an amazing Instructor. She has a good flow of information, one topic flows smoothly into the next. Heathir is easy to speak with and easy to approach with questions. She made the workshop a pleasant atmosphere and a fun learning environment. It was a peer learning setting instead of a student teacher setting. 100% positive!
    Princess Taylor Maynie
    Princess Taylor Maynie
    I thoroughly enjoyed being a part of Heathir's BAI labor doula workshop. Heathir is a very knowledgeable and wise doula. She pours out every bit of knowledge that she has attained as doula to her students. Her experience in and compassion for pregnancy and birth shows through her teaching. I'm happy that I had the opportunity to sit under her tutelage. Thank you Heathir for a wonderful experience.
    Deborah Candelario
    Deborah Candelario
    I took my Doula class with Heather and it was so much more than I expected! I learned so much. Heathir created a fun and safe environment for all of us to learn and share. I would encourage anyone who is thinking about becoming a doula to take Heathirs class!!!
    Gina Gerard
    Gina Gerard
    If you ever have the opportunity to attend a workshop with Heathir Brown DO IT!!! After months of feeling "stuck" in my doula training, I decided to invest my time and money and let me tell you, it was worth it. Heathir's workshop was educational, inspiring, and therapeutic. She was patient as I asked every question I could possibly think of, and she answered them all! Heathir has years of experience and knowledge that she is happy to share with her students. After reading my student materials, many books, and attending a birth, I thought I knew a lot about being a doula, but I was WRONG! We covered TONS of information and when it she saw that I was struggling with the postpartum depression part of the training, she offered me a sincere hug and kind words. It's not everyday you find someone so genuinely kind and caring. It's evident that Heathir's work comes from the heart. You'll never make a better investment for yourself and your doula career than a training with Heathir Brown!!!