EVENT SUMMARY

Doulas can greatly enrich the pregnancy and birth of a surro-baby, both for the surrogate mother and the intended parents. In this webinar you’ll learn that there are intricacies about the surrogacy process, some legal and some emotional, that are the key knowledge points for anyone assisting a surro-birth. Doulas will leave with the information to better understand the unique circumstances of surro-birth and what is needed to provide effective support to all parties involved.

ABOUT DONA INTERNATIONAL

Founded nearly 25 years ago, DONA International is the largest and longest-standing doula organization in the world offering leading edge, evidence-based education and certification programs to support the professional development of birth and postpartum doulas. DONA International promotes the highest quality perinatal support for birthing mothers and their families by setting the standard for doula education and training, and by advocating the research-based benefits of doula care. DONA was founded by five of the foremost experts in childbirth who recognized the research-based benefits of emotional support for mothers and their partners during and shortly after labor and delivery, and endeavored to share those benefits with the world. We support doulas by providing quality training and meaningful certification. DONA International certification sets the bar for doula education and professional development and it indicates to families that a doula has achieved a high level of training and professionalism. To that end, DONA International is committed to providing high-quality, relevant continuing education opportunities both in person, through our approved continuing education courses taught by our world-class trainers, and through webinars such as this one. Enjoy! It’s a great time to be a DONA International doula!

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On-demand viewing of this previously recorded webinar with a maximum of 3 log-ins to complete viewing your session before you take the quiz.

SESSIONS



Doulas and Surro-births: How Doulas Can Support the Surrogacy Process

Barrett  Lucero
Stefanie Antunes
Doulas can greatly enrich the pregnancy and birth of a surro-baby, both for the surrogate mother and the intended parents. In this webinar you’ll learn that there are intricacies about the surrogacy process, some legal and some emotional, that are the key knowledge points for anyone assisting a surro-birth. Doulas will leave with the information to better understand the unique circumstances of surro-birth and what is needed to provide effective support to all parties involved.


SPEAKERS

Stefanie  Antunes

Stefanie Antunes is an author, speaker, mother, entrepreneur, activist, childbirth educator and doula. After ten years of working in the corporate world in strategy and intelligence, she turned her focus to the areas of supporting and advocating for young families’ health. She has been a doula and childbirth educator for a decade and is now CEO of Discover Birth, an organization that helps doulas grow their businesses.

Barrett Lucero

Barrett Lucero is the lead case manager at a surrogacy agency in Colorado. She works with gestational carriers every day who are going on the journey with intended parents to bring a baby into the world who wouldn’t have otherwise been possible. Experienced in working in the non-profit world, on affordable housing and in project management, Barrett is passionate about inclusivity and normalizing the experience of parenthood.

Doulas and Surro-births: How Doulas Can Support the Surrogacy Process

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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