Become a Doula with Erie Niagara AHEC
Doulas are birth coaches that provide soon-to-be mothers with emotional, social, and physical support needed during pregnancy, labor, and postpartum. Doulas meet clients' needs by creating a non-judgmental relationship and providing:
Information on pregnancy process
Teaching comfort measures
Interested in becoming a doula? You will be required to attend a 3-day training, participate in supplemental courses, and shadow experienced doulas in the field to become a
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“... Rarely has there been a program providing the training AND resources for such a need. This area is well overdue for what AHEC is providing ... We NEED this! I'm so grateful and proud to be a part of such an impactful movement. I'm excited to educate mother's about the birth world and look forward to serving my community!”
-Chinelle Smith, Doula
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"I've had 5 children, 5 different experiences, each experience worse than the last. I was uneducated and after taking the doula training I realize I never received the proper care. I want to make sure Black women have someone to advocate for them so no one has to receive the lack of care that I did."
-Tiffany Blackmon, Doula
Erie Niagara Area Health Education Center
For more information, please contact us!
Address: 77 Goodell St, Suite 460, Buffalo, NY 14203