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Reflective practice for doulas

An introduction into self-reflection as a tool for lifelong learning for Doulas and Birth Workers

"Reflection requires you to open an examination upon your practice. You need to show courage and open-mindedness to do this. You also need to be open to criticism." (Bulman 2008)

This Course in a fantastic introduction into reflective practice for Doulas and Birth Workers and how it can be an invaluable tool in lifelong learning and professional development.

By completing this course you will have a strong introduction into self-reflection, what it is, why Doulas will benefit from it, and how to begin.

Various models of reflective practice are introduced and explained with an opportunity to put your learning into practice.

We Birth certification / continuing development points in reflective practice is available to students who undertake a small practice assignment in self-reflection.

This course has been approved for 2.5 We Birth CDP/ continuing hours



Your Instructor


Jacki Barker & Jennifer Hazi
Jacki Barker & Jennifer Hazi

Jacki Barker

Jacki is a highly qualified, experienced and respected birth professional with a passion for natural births. She has 20 years experience in a variety of settings and now operates her own successful doula business, www.lovecherub.com.

  • Midwife with 20 years experience
  • Qualified HypnoBirthing practitioner
  • Member of Steering Committee for the State Directive 'Towards Normal Birth'
  • Successful Full Time Doula for the past 3 years attending around 50 births per year:
  • Co-Director of We Birth: Advanced training for Doulas and Birth Workers.

Jennifer Hazi

Jennifer Hazi is an experienced Midwife, Doula and Childbirth educator with over a decade of experience in birthing. She is passionate about working with women and their families as they transition into parenthood and has a keen interest in women’s experiences of pregnancy and mothering.

  • Registered Midwife working in a large tertiary referral hospital.
  • Qualified Doula and Childbirth Educator with over 10 years experience.
  • Founder and facilitator of 'Circles of Women',a women's circle and antenatal space expecting and new mothers in Sydney, Australia. www.circlesofwomen.com.au
  • Post graduate studies in reproductive and sexual health.
  • Co-Director of We Birth: Advanced training for Doulas and Birth Workers.

Frequently Asked Questions


When does the course start and finish?
The course starts now and never ends! It is a completely self-paced online course - you decide when you start and when you finish.
How long do I have access to the course?
After enrolling, you have unlimited access to this course for 12 months - across any and all devices you own.
What if I am unhappy with the course?
We would never want you to be unhappy! If you are unsatisfied with your purchase, contact us in the first 30 days and we will give you a full refund.

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