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Rayn Health and Wellness presents "Not Your Average Doula!" Doula Training Program


At Rayn Health and Wellness, we take great pride in maintaining high standards for our "Not Your Average Doula!" Doula Training Program. Our commitment to excellence ensures that our participants receive comprehensive, top-quality education and are equipped with the necessary skills to excel as full spectrum doulas.

Below are the professional standards that guide our program:


Full Spectrum Doula Training:

   Our "Not Your Average Doula!" Training Program is designed to provide participants with a holistic understanding of doula care across the full spectrum of reproductive experiences. We cover various aspects of pregnancy, childbirth, postpartum, loss, and abortion support, fostering a comprehensive skill set that enables doulas to serve clients with diverse needs and experiences.


Online and Self-Paced Format:

   Recognizing the need for flexibility, our training program is 100 percent online and self-paced. This structure allows participants to study at their own convenience, accommodating various schedules and commitments. Our comprehensive online resources include instructional materials, video modules, interactive quizzes, and virtual simulations to provide an engaging learning experience.


Estimated Completion Time:

   On average, participants can complete the "Not Your Average Doula!" Training Program in approximately 2 to 6 months, depending on individual learning pace and dedication. This duration ensures that participants receive sufficient time to absorb the curriculum thoroughly, preparing them for their future roles as competent and compassionate doulas.

Continuing Education Requirements:

   We understand the significance of continuous professional development in maintaining the highest standards of doula care. As such, we require our doulas to renew their certification every three years. However, to provide flexibility, we do not mandate traditional Continuing Education Units (CEUs) for recertification. Instead, we encourage participants to engage in a diverse range of learning opportunities, such as workshops, conferences, online courses, and relevant volunteer work.


Comprehensive Curriculum:

   Our curriculum is carefully crafted by experienced professionals and experts in the field of maternal and child health. It covers a wide range of topics, including prenatal care, childbirth preparation, labor support techniques, postpartum care, bereavement support, abortion support, cultural competency, ethics, and business practices. We aim to ensure that our doulas are well-prepared to address the unique needs of their clients and provide empathetic and informed support.


Trained and Experienced Instructors:

   Our instructors are highly qualified and possess significant experience as doulas, educators, or healthcare professionals. They are dedicated to fostering a positive and inclusive learning environment, offering personalized guidance and feedback to each participant.


Diversity and Inclusion:

   We are committed to promoting diversity, equity, and inclusivity within our training program. Our curriculum emphasizes cultural competency and sensitivity, encouraging doulas to respect and honor the unique beliefs, practices, and backgrounds of their clients.


By upholding these professional standards, Rayn Health and Wellness ensures that our "Not Your Average Doula!" Training Program graduates are equipped to make a meaningful impact in the lives of families they serve. We strive to produce doulas who are knowledgeable, compassionate, and committed to empowering individuals during their reproductive journeys.

Rayn Health and Wellness presents,

This course is a 100% online program designed to provide aspiring doulas with the knowledge, skills, and resources necessary to provide compassionate and culturally sensitive support to women of color during pregnancy, childbirth, and the postpartum period. Created by a dedicated labor and delivery nurse, this course aims to address the unique needs and challenges faced by women of color, ensuring that their experiences are centered and celebrated throughout the entire childbirth journey.


”Not Your Average Doula!” course provides an affordable and accessible opportunity for aspiring doulas to gain specialized knowledge and skills in supporting women of color throughout their childbirth journey. By centering the experiences and needs of women of color, this course aims to bridge the gaps in culturally sensitive care and contribute to improved maternal health outcomes.


As a labor and delivery nurse, the course creator brings a wealth of experience and expertise, ensuring that the training materials are informed by evidence-based practices and real-world scenarios. Through interactive modules, engaging multimedia content, case studies, and quizzes, participants will gain a comprehensive understanding of doula care for women of color.


By completing this course, doulas will be equipped to provide compassionate, informed, and empowering support to women of color, contributing to positive birth experiences and improved maternal health outcomes within their communities.

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Scope of Practice 

The "Not Your Average Doula!" Doula Training Program offered by Rayn Health and Wellness provides participants with comprehensive full spectrum doula training. The scope of practice for this program encompasses a wide range of support and care services that doulas are equipped to provide to individuals and families throughout their reproductive experiences. Below is an outline of the scope of practice for graduates of our training program:


Pregnancy Support:

   Graduates of the program are trained to offer physical, emotional, and informational support to individuals during pregnancy. This includes assisting with birth planning, offering evidence-based information, and providing guidance for maintaining a healthy and safe pregnancy.


Childbirth Support:

   Doulas are trained to be present during labor and childbirth, providing continuous support and comfort measures to individuals in labor. They may assist with relaxation techniques, breathing exercises, positioning, and other comfort measures to promote a positive birth experience.


Postpartum Support:

   After childbirth, doulas offer postpartum support to individuals and their families. This support may include helping with newborn care, breastfeeding guidance, emotional support, and providing resources for postpartum recovery.


Bereavement Support:

   Doulas are equipped to provide compassionate care to individuals and families who have experienced pregnancy loss, stillbirth, or neonatal loss. They offer emotional support, grief counseling, and assistance in processing the loss.


Abortion Support:

   Graduates are trained to offer non-judgmental and empathetic care to individuals seeking abortion services. Doulas may provide emotional support, information on abortion options, and accompany individuals during the abortion process, if desired.


Cultural Competency:

   Doulas are educated on cultural competency and sensitivity to respect and support individuals from diverse backgrounds. They strive to provide care that aligns with each client's cultural beliefs, practices, and preferences.


Empowerment and Advocacy:

   Graduates are encouraged to empower individuals to make informed decisions about their reproductive experiences. Doulas support clients' choices and advocate for their rights, ensuring they have a voice in their healthcare journey.


Professional Boundaries:

   Doulas are trained to maintain appropriate professional boundaries with their clients, respecting their privacy and confidentiality at all times.


Referral and Collaboration:

   Doulas recognize the importance of collaborating with healthcare providers and other support professionals. They may refer clients to appropriate specialists when necessary, ensuring comprehensive care.


It is essential for doulas to understand the limitations of their scope of practice and to refer clients to appropriate healthcare professionals for medical advice and interventions. While doulas can offer valuable support, they do not provide medical services or clinical care.


By completing the "Not Your Average Doula!" Doula Training Program, participants are prepared to provide compassionate and inclusive care throughout the full spectrum of reproductive experiences, enhancing the overall well-being of individuals and families they serve.


"Not Your Average Doula!" Doula Training Program

Code of Ethics 

Rayn Health and Wellness is dedicated to upholding the highest standards of professionalism and integrity in our "Not Your Average Doula!" Doula Training Program. The following Code of Ethics serves as a guiding framework for all participants, ensuring that they provide compassionate, competent, and ethical care throughout their careers as full spectrum doulas:


Respect for Autonomy:

   Doulas shall honor and respect the autonomy of individuals and families they serve. They will support their clients' right to make informed decisions about their reproductive experiences without judgment or coercion.



   Doulas shall provide care without discrimination based on race, ethnicity, nationality, religion, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, disability, or any other personal characteristic. They will embrace diversity and provide inclusive care to all clients.



   Doulas shall maintain strict confidentiality regarding all client information shared during the course of their work. They will not disclose any personal or medical details without explicit consent, except as required by law.


Informed Consent:

   Doulas shall obtain informed consent from their clients before providing any services. They will clearly communicate the scope of their support and respect their clients' right to refuse any suggested interventions.


Continuous Learning:

   Doulas shall commit to continuous professional development and staying updated with evidence-based practices in the field of doula care. They will seek opportunities for learning and growth to enhance their skills and knowledge.


Professional Boundaries:

   Doulas shall maintain appropriate professional boundaries with their clients. They will refrain from engaging in any romantic, social, or financial relationships that could compromise the integrity of the doula-client relationship.


Empowerment and Advocacy:

   Doulas shall empower their clients to make informed decisions and advocate for their rights. They will support their clients' choices and ensure that their voices are heard and respected in all healthcare settings.


Cultural Competency:

   Doulas shall strive to be culturally competent and sensitive to the diverse needs and backgrounds of their clients. They will respect and honor the cultural beliefs and practices of those they serve.


Conflict of Interest:

   Doulas shall avoid conflicts of interest that may compromise the best interests of their clients. They will prioritize the well-being of their clients above any personal or financial gain.


Professional Conduct:

    Doulas shall conduct themselves professionally at all times. They will communicate with honesty, integrity, and respect in all interactions with clients, colleagues, and healthcare providers.


Scope of Practice:

    Doulas shall recognize the limitations of their scope of practice and refer clients to appropriate healthcare professionals for medical advice and interventions when necessary.


Compliance with Laws and Regulations:

    Doulas shall comply with all applicable laws and regulations governing doula practice in their jurisdiction.


By adhering to this Code of Ethics, graduates of the "Not Your Average Doula!" Doula Training Program will uphold the principles of ethical and compassionate care, contributing positively to the well-being of individuals and families throughout the full spectrum of reproductive experiences.


"Not Your Average Doula!" Doula Training Program

Statement of Non-Discrimination 

At Rayn Health and Wellness, we are committed to fostering an inclusive and welcoming environment for all individuals participating in our "Not Your Average Doula!" Doula Training Program. We firmly believe in the value of diversity and respect the unique backgrounds and experiences of every participant. As such, we have adopted a comprehensive non-discrimination policy that applies to all aspects of our training program.


Non-Discrimination Policy:


Rayn Health and Wellness prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, ethnicity, nationality, religion, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, disability, marital status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable laws and regulations. We are dedicated to providing equal opportunities for all individuals and ensuring that no one is treated unfairly or excluded from our training program based on any personal attribute.


Inclusive Learning Environment:


We are committed to creating an inclusive learning environment that celebrates diversity and promotes mutual respect among all participants. Our "Not Your Average Doula!" Doula Training Program is designed to accommodate individuals from diverse backgrounds and experiences, embracing the richness that each person brings to the learning community.


Equal Access and Opportunity:


Rayn Health and Wellness ensures that all aspects of our training program, including admission, participation, evaluation, and certification, are conducted with fairness and without bias. We strive to provide equal access and opportunities for all individuals to pursue their educational and professional goals in the field of full spectrum doula care.


Cultural Competency and Sensitivity:


We recognize the importance of cultural competency and sensitivity in the provision of doula care. Our training program emphasizes the value of understanding and respecting the cultural beliefs, practices, and traditions of diverse communities. We encourage our participants to approach their role as doulas with empathy and an open mind, ensuring that their care aligns with each client's unique cultural preferences.


Reporting Discrimination Concerns:


If any participant in our "Not Your Average Doula!" Doula Training Program experiences or witnesses any form of discrimination, harassment, or unfair treatment, we encourage them to report their concerns promptly. Rayn Health and Wellness is committed to addressing such issues promptly and taking appropriate actions to maintain a safe and inclusive learning environment for all.


Compliance with Applicable Laws:


Our non-discrimination policy is in full compliance with all applicable federal, state, and local laws and regulations pertaining to equal opportunity and non-discrimination.


By adhering to this Statement of Non-Discrimination, Rayn Health and Wellness aims to create a training program that embraces diversity, promotes inclusivity, and empowers individuals to excel as compassionate and culturally competent full spectrum doulas. We believe that everyone has the right to pursue their passion for doula care without fear of discrimination or prejudice.

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Grievance Procedure 

At Rayn Health and Wellness, we are committed to providing a positive and respectful learning experience for all clients, providers, and participants in our "Not Your Average Doula!" Doula Training Program. We understand that concerns or grievances may arise from time to time, and we value the opportunity to address them promptly and fairly. This Grievance Procedure outlines the steps for clients, providers, or others to raise and resolve grievances related to our training program:


Step 1: Informal Resolution


If a client, provider, or participant has a grievance, they are encouraged to address the matter informally first. This can be achieved by discussing the concern with the person involved, such as the instructor, program coordinator, or a staff member of Rayn Health and Wellness. We strive to create an open and supportive environment where individuals feel comfortable expressing their concerns.


Step 2: Formal Grievance Submission


If an informal resolution does not adequately address the grievance or if the individual is uncomfortable discussing the matter directly with the involved party, they may choose to submit a formal written grievance. The formal grievance should be submitted in writing and should include the following information:


  •  Name of the person submitting the grievance

  • Contact information (email and phone number)

  • Description of the grievance, including specific details and relevant dates

  • Steps taken to resolve the grievance informally, if applicable


The formal grievance should be sent to the following address:


Rayn Health and Wellness



Step 3: Review and Response


Upon receiving a formal grievance, Rayn Health and Wellness will promptly review the matter to assess its validity and determine appropriate actions. We will acknowledge the receipt of the grievance within 48-72 business hours and provide an estimated timeframe for the resolution process. The review may involve gathering relevant information, speaking with involved parties, and considering the circumstances surrounding the grievance.


Step 4: Resolution and Communication


Rayn Health and Wellness will work diligently to address and resolve the grievance in a fair and timely manner. Once the investigation is complete, we will communicate the outcome and any actions taken to the individual who submitted the grievance. We are committed to maintaining confidentiality throughout the process to the extent permitted by law.


Step 5: Appeal Process


If the individual is not satisfied with the resolution provided in Step 4, they may choose to appeal the decision. The appeal should be submitted in writing and clearly outline the reasons for the appeal. The appeal will be reviewed by an impartial third party designated by Rayn Health and Wellness, and their decision will be final.


Rayn Health and Wellness is dedicated to continuous improvement and creating a supportive learning environment. We take grievances seriously and are committed to addressing them promptly and fairly. Our goal is to ensure that all participants in the "Not Your Average Doula!" Doula Training Program have a positive and enriching experience.

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