Level 3 Award in perinatal peer support – Doula training

We can now bring you our Level 3 award in perinatal peer support. For anyone interested in Doula training in the UK or working with families.

There are options to get this training free of cost or at discounts and payment plan options.

Doulas support families antenatally, in birth and postnatal in various ways. Our unique model of support has shown to improve birth outcomes, improve the health and wellbeing of mum, baby and the wider family and also improve chances of breastfeeding.
After this training you will be able to support parents in various ways with our support and mentoring.

This qualification has been accredited as a Customised Qualification and has the benchmark qualification’s learning outcomes and assessment criteria at Level 3 (using a national framework’s level descriptors). Therefore, allows you to demonstrate the difficulty and depth of study. On completion of the Customised Qualification by NCFE, learners will receive a certificate of achievement.

This is our accredited Doula training course in the UK.
The cost for this course is currently at a special offer to anyone in the UK, or beyond, who wishes to set up their own branch of Snowdrop Doula CIC. In addition, those setting up a branch will get help and monitoring in which to do this. Joining the Birthworkers Network UK will help you with business and training. Find out more here.

Modules include:

  • Pregnancy
  • Birth
  • life with a newborn
  • infant feeding
  • self awareness and continuous development
  • listening and counselling skills
  • Perinatal mental health
  • and more

The course will run, currently, as a mixture of Microsoft teams and self study. You will get a manual and handbook, plus other goodies, in the post. You will have 6 months to complete the course and will gain access to the materials a week before the course begins with set Zoom sessions as shown below, these are a mix of evening and morning sessions.

Written in house by our experienced Doula and Psychotherapist based on our award winning doula service.

If you like to explore this Doula training please click the “Take this course” button to buy in full. If you would like to chat about options please email us here. We will then contact to have a chat to see if we are right for you. We can then enrol you.

Next dates

  • Summer 2024 – Starts 5th June 6pm- 8pm via Zoom. Runs fortnightly on Zoom until September.
  • Autumn 2024 – Starts October 2024

Level 3 Award in infant feeding peer support

Our level 3 award in infant feeding covers all methods of feeding and is accredited by NCFE. Our training does not purely focus on breastfeeding but looks at an holistic model. We have found that our model of support triples the chances of successful and happy breastfeeding. Plus however a mother feeds her infant she feels fully informed and confident in her decision, improving mental wellbeing.

There are discounted options to this training depending upon what you wish to do with the training. With this training you will be able to become part of our award winning organisation to provide peer support classes and workshops and joining our helpline.
Possibly with paid opportunities.

Once signed up you will gain access to a course pack that will be used for self home study, lots of online videos and audios, a class forum and with video call sessions. You will have 3 months to complete this course.

Modules include;

  • understanding breastfeeding,
  • responsive feeding
  • formula feeding
  • the WHO code
  • exploring experiences of infant feeding.
  • and more

With this training we can support you to help families in their feeding choices through groups, one to one and on our helpline. You will be able to join the helpline part way through the training.
Please contact us if you are interested.

You will be booking onto the next course unless you tell us different.

Spring/summer 2024 – Starting in June

Autumn 2024 – Starting in October

You, your body, your baby – Birth expectations

This is part of our on demand, online antenatal classes that aim to bring you lots of information for you to access in your own time. You can also book a session with our Doulas. We have a live online antenatal class session to talk through birth choices on the last Wednesday each month, you can book this session here.

This online antenatal class can help you prepare for the birth of your baby our on demand class includes the following;

  • How birth works,
  • pain relief options,
  • massage techniques,
  • what to expect,
  • when things may not go to plan,
  • and more

Can be used as a stand alone or alongside our other online antenatal courses such as hypnobirthing and Life with a newborn.

Once you have signed up you will be able to access the content here.