Becoming a certified bereavement doula is a rewarding path for individuals seeking to offer compassionate care, emotional support, and practical guidance to individuals and families during the grieving process. As a trained professional, you'll learn to:

+ Provide trauma-informed care to people are or have suffered pregnancy loss

+ Understand the different types of pregnancy loss and how each loss can affect grief, trauma, and life after loss

+ Create a safe environment for bereaved people

+ Navigate sensitive conversations and emotional situations with empathy

+ Establish a meaningful career path that makes a genuine impact

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+ The benefits of a bereavement doula

+ The role of a bereavement doula

+ The medical aspects of miscarriage

+ Different types of loss (and how support may differ)

+ Birth in the first, second and third trimesters with fatal outcomes

+ Postpartum recovery after pregnancy loss

+ Guidance on providing emotional and mental support to clients

+ Starting your doula business or adding to an existing business

Certification from Bereavement Doula Collective

The Bereavement Doula Collective offers an online course, community, and service for birth and death workers. This platform provides certification, continuing education, and ongoing support for those who support the pregnancy loss community. Formerly Miscarriage Doula Collective / rebranded to be more inclusive to all types of loss.

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Four Consecutive Weeks

Starting on January 11th, 2024 and meeting on the following dates:

  • January 11th, 2024 from 7:30pm EST - 9:00pm EST
  • January 18th, 2024 from 7:30pm EST - 9:00pm EST
  • January 25th, 2024 from 7:30pm EST - 9:00pm EST
  • February 1st, 2024 from 7:30pm EST - 9:00pm EST

Course Load & Content

Eight in-depth modules covering pregnancy loss at every gestation and the grief, and trauma that accompanies pregnancy loss.

Financial Investment

The full course costs $300 USD and includes:

  • Forever access to the material (and updates as available)
  • A community to connect with other students and professionals as you navigate the world of being a bereavement doula
  • Email and chat access to Arden Cartrette

Self-Paced Certification Course

Complete the course on your own timeline and access the lessons at your own pace with the self-paced certification course through Bereavement Doula Collective.

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Meet Arden Cartrette

Arden started her own virtual doula business and dove into the world of trauma, grief, and pregnancy loss. Now she's helped thousands of families, taught over 100 professionals, and is on a mission to make this type of support normalized for future generations.

Learn the ins and outs of the pregnancy loss community from Arden over the course of a four-week cohort.