Module 1 The Postpartum Doula
Unit 1 The Job Description  
Unit 2 Term of Employment  
Unit 3 Working Hours  
Unit 4 How Madriella's Five Facets of Support apply to the Postpartum Doula  
Unit 5 Summary, Footnotes and Quiz  
Module 2 Physical needs and care
Unit 1 What, you thought we were done with terms?  
Unit 2 Understanding the postpartum period  
Unit 3 Perineal Wound Care  
Unit 4 The Pelvic Floor  
Unit 5 Recovering from Cesarean Births  
Unit 6 Emotional Bonding  
Unit 7 Attachment  
Unit 8 Mom's Needs  
Unit 9 Getting adequate rest  
Unit 10 Physical Changes  
Unit 11 Regaining a healthy weight and shape  
Unit 12 Bathroom issues  
Unit 13 Summary, Footnotes and Quiz  
Module 3 Emotional needs and support
Unit 1 Emotional Needs of New Mothers  
Unit 2 About sexual relations in the postpartum period  
Unit 3 The worries of a new parent  
Unit 4 Summary, Footnotes and Quiz  
Module 4 Teaching Mothering skills
Unit 1 The Baby's Appearance  
Unit 2 Feeding Options  
Unit 3 Helping her succeed at breastfeeding  
Unit 4 Breastfeeding Basics  
Unit 5 Breastfeeding Issues and Resolutions  
Unit 6 Bottle Feeding  
Unit 7 Formula Options - Part 1  
Unit 8 Formula Options - Part 2  
Unit 9 Diaper Changing  
Unit 10 Bathing the Baby  
Unit 11 Sleeping Babies  
Unit 12 The Dreaded Colic  
Unit 13 Keeping the baby asleep  
Unit 14 Summary, footnotes and Quiz  
Module 5 General support
Unit 1 What is General Support  
Unit 2 Household Assistance  
Unit 3 Mt. Washmore  
Unit 4 Meals and Food Prep  
Unit 5 General Errands  
Unit 6 Required Reading  
Unit 7 Research Assignment Resources  
Unit 8 Summary and Quiz  
Module 6 Safety issues
Unit 1 Introduction  
Unit 2 Postpartum Hemorrhage  
Unit 3 Preventing a Cesarean Wound Infection  
Unit 4 Post-Cesarean Wound Infection  
Unit 5 Psychological Safety  
Unit 6 Perinatal Mood & Anxiety Disorders Overview  
Unit 7 Psychosis in Pregnancy and Postpartum  
Unit 8 Summary and Quiz  
Module 7 Standards of Practice Review
Unit 1 Standards of Practice Review  
Module 8 Madriella Postpartum Doula Certification Examination
Unit 1 Postpartum Doula Certification Exam