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Doula Training Workshops & Services
At Sierra Childbirth Institute we provide pregnancy, birth and postpartum services, as well as education and training for aspiring Doulas and Midwives. Training workshops are offered locally and throughout the country. Doula services are provided to families in Santa Cruz county. Counseling and Life & Health Coaching is available either in person, or through email and/or phone. Our main office is located in beautiful Aptos, California.
Our services include private Childbirth Preparation Classes, Doula Training Workshops; Birth and Postpartum Doula Services; Counseling & Life Coaching Services; and mentor coaching for Doulas.
Sierra Childbirth Institute is an organization dedicated to the belief that birth
is a rite of passage which spans conception, pregnancy, intra-
Director & Trainer
Janine Maitri, Founding Director of Sierra Childbirth Institute, is a DONA Certified Birth & Postpartum Doula, DONA Doula Trainer, Counselor, Life & Health Coach, Educator and Lecturer. She is founder of the Bay Area's Peninsula Birth Connection and past Director of The Birth Place Childbirth Center. Janine has been in the childbirth field since 1980 and has been training doulas since 1987. Her many years of experience as a Doula and teacher prepares students thoroughly for a career in the childbirth field. When students leave Janine's workshops, they feel confident and eager to begin their work as a professional Doula. Janine also provides Birth & Postpartum Doula services to families in her Nevada County community, as well as Counseling, Life & Health Coaching and Mentor Coaching services to Doulas around the country.