New Doula Internship Announced

The Minnesota Birth Center is now accepting applications for its next Doula Internship session! This session will run from September 2020 – May 2021.

Qualified doula candidates must:

  • Have completed a workshop for certification through DONA, CAPPA, or other reputable certifying body;
  • Practice within the DONA Scope of Practice;
  • Have attended at least one birth in a support capacity;
  • Be available to attend a total of at least six MBC births over the duration of the internship.

Former Doula Intern Mummie A.

Application materials and information on how to apply are located here: Doula Internship Requirements and Application

If you have a passion for birth work and meet the above requirements, please consider applying! Complete applications will be accepted until 6 pm on Monday, September 7th.

Qualified applicants will be contacted for interviews.

For more information email

4 responses on “New Doula Internship Announced

  1. Arianne Alsaker

    I’ve been very interested in becoming a doula, but due to COVID, in my area nobody is allowed in the birthing unit except for the parents of the coming baby. With no exceptions to birthing support. What am I to do?

    1. admin Post author

      Hi Arianne, yes, this has been a problem for many doulas! If you are a member of a doula professional organization, I would encourage you to reach out to them to see what their protocols are for certification during COVID. Minnesota Birth Center is happy to allow a client’s partner and one additional support person at births, so it is a great way to gain certifying births. Best wishes to you!

    1. admin Post author

      Hi Cynthia, certification can come through a variety of organizations including DONA, CAPPA, etc. Minnesota Birth Center doesn’t have a certification program, but our internship program can be a great way to attend the number of certifying births you usually need to complete your certification. I hope that is helpful!

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