Embracing Male Doulas: Meeting the Unique Needs of Men in Doula Training- Trainers Track

The dynamics of doula training workshops are changing, and doulas and trainers are working to serve a growing population of families in birth and postpartum. In this session, doula, Juan Irby of Dad 2 Dudla will discuss the valuable role of male doulas as support and offer insight to help trainers meet the unique needs of men who are aspiring to become doulas.  The session will offer information to provide male participants with the support, guidance, and tools necessary to excel in their doula training and delve into the specific challenges and opportunities that male doulas may encounter along their journey. We will also explore the importance of embracing diversity within the doula profession and creating an inclusive environment that celebrates the male perspective.