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Doula Training in Johannesburg, South Africa

Women across the globe appreciate and value the experience of having a doula– a knowledgeable, experienced companion – who stays with them through labor, birth and beyond.


Birth doulas offer emotional support, encouragement and wisdom throughout labor and birth.


The Mama Bamba doula training course prepares doulas to care for their clients, by providing comprehensive experience in:


  • Hands-on Labour Support Techniques

  • Doula-Client Interaction

  • Scope of Practice, Mission

  • Statement and Standards of Practice

  • Ethics and Responsibility

  • Stages of Labour and Comfort Measures

  • Postpartum and Newborn Care

  • Caesarean Birth and Vaginal Birth After Caesarean

  • Emotional care of the Labouring Woman

  • Listening Skills

  • Managing Difficult Situations

  • The Birth Partner

  • Looking after the Doula

  • Marketing and Business Practices


Student doulas are required to attend a minimum of 4 births, complete the reading lists, and attend a breastfeeding management course by a certified lactation consultant.


The training course in Gauteng is facilitated by Tertia Alkema together with Doddie Boer.


Mama Bamba doula training in Gauteng:


Cost for 2020:the theoretical part is R5800.


This includes:

  • An in-depth doula training course 

  • A comprehensive training manual

  • Supervision/Mentorship for births

  • Mama Bamba Annual membership fees are R350


Next Training Course for 2020:

16 & 17 May

30 & 31 May

6 & 7 June

4 & 5 July


If you would like more information, please contact Tertia: 0617781327 or email: