Birth Arts International Birth & Postpartum Doula Intensive 


Dates: March 9-10, 2024 

Location: Bethesda MD.

Instructor: Ursula Sabia Sukinik,  

Cost: $600 (for birth or postpartum only training) – $1200 (complete training)  

Contact: To register or get more information please email Ursula at 

Our comprehensive 2-day training covers everything you need to know to support families during pregnancy, childbirth, and recovery.

Your instructor is Ursula Sabia Sukinik a doula with 25 years of experience as a practitioner and as a business owner. She has attended over 1,500 births and worked with over 4,000 families. You will be able to learn from an expert who is doing the work and not just teaching it! She is passionate about empowering doulas to make a positive impact. 

This BAI doula workshop is a dynamic and fun workshop.  Focusing on role-playing, hands-on skills, videos, discussions, and sharing rather than a lecture-only workshop. Join us and jump into this amazing career!  

By the end of the workshop, you will have the necessary skills for doula work. You will receive a temporary certificate stating that you are trained only.   Your complete certification will be awarded after you have completed the assignments in the online classroom.   


Some of the highlights from the workshop:  

BAI expectations and course structure.  

What is a Birth and postpartum doula?  What’s a BAI doula? Doula Do’s and Don’ts.  

Doula communication with your client and the providers.  

Learn pelvic anatomy and how it impacts birth.  

Understanding the stages of labor, hormones, and variations in labor  

Learn how to ID breakdowns before they happen.  

The pros and cons of medical induction, including cesarean.   

The labor P’s.  

Learn and practice comfort strategies & positions.   

Build and practice your interview, prenatal, and postpartum meeting skills.   

Learn about postpartum recovery, infant care, and feeding.   

Self-care for the doula.  

Business nuts and bolts.  

         And MUCH more. 


Pricing & Registration: 

The one-day Birth Doula or Postpartum Doula Intensive is $600. $1200 for 2-day covering birth and postpartum doula training. Fees, including the online classroom. 


Register now!  


This class will be kept small intentionally so register now to guarantee your spot.  

Contact Ursula at to enroll!