This course is designed to offer a practical guide to applying the Madriella five facets of support to parents that have experienced miscarriage and stillbirth. There is also a brief section dealing with spousal loss.

This course is not designed to prepare you to be a counselor or mental health professional, but it is here show you how our existing model of Doula support can be adjusted to support parents during this most difficult of times.

We hope that it will benefit you and your clients.

Course Prerequisite: Madriella Birth Doula Certification, Madriella Postpartum Doula Certification, Madriella Professional Development Course.

Course Requirements:
Textbooks for course (see reading list)
A working Internet connection
A computer or mobile device capable of:
a) Accessing the Internet
b) Uploading a written assignment/digital photo

Module 1 Introduction
Unit 1 Welcome  
Unit 2 Supporting the Grieving  
Unit 3 Grief Types  
Module 2 Doula support and pregnancy loss
Unit 1 The Five Facets of Support and Pregnancy loss  
Unit 2 Facet 1 and Stillbirth Support  
Unit 3 Facet 2 and Stillbirth Support  
Unit 4 Facet 3 and Stillbirth Support  
Unit 5 Facet 4 and Stillbirth Support  
Unit 6 Facet 5 and Stillbirth Support  
Module 3 Pregnancy and Infant Loss
Unit 1 L&B Book Report 1  
Unit 2 L&B Book Report 2  
Unit 3 L&B Book Report 3 - Bereavement  
Unit 4 Stillbirth Support Assignment  
Module 4 Spousal Loss
Unit 1 Spousal Loss  
Module 5 The Manifestations of Grief
Unit 1 The Physical Manifestations of Grief  
Unit 2 The Clinical Models of Grief  
Unit 3 The Processes of Mourning  
Unit 4 Conclusion