The Boston Associaton for Childbirth Education and Nursing Mothers' Council



Instructor: Krista Maltais



Krista Maltais is an Advanced Postpartum Doula (AdvPCD) and Certified Postpartum Doula Trainer (PDT) through DONA International and an Advanced Lactation Consultant (ALC) through the Academy of Lactation Policy and Practice. She holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Family Studies from the University of New Hampshire and has worked as an Adjunct Professor at Great Bay College in the Early Childhood Education Department. Krista began working as a postpartum doula in 2006 and was a member of the Seacoast Doula Group for six years before co-founding the Great Bay Doulas in 2011 and then founding Relief - Parenting Respite & Resource Center in 2018.

Krista has worked with newborns (including many multiples!), siblings and parents in a variety of settings both in the United States and abroad. She has a strong background in parent-child attachment, family dynamics, growth and development as well as family support. Krista believes that all families are unique and deserve compassionate support so they may gain the confidence, skills and resources needed to build a strong and successful family foundation. She is continually honored to be a part of that process!

Krista lives in Exeter, NH with her husband and two boys, and is a passionate advocate for family support.

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NOTE: There are no prerequisites, but participants who would like to begin working on the reading for certification, can find the list on the last page of the downloadable "Ready To Get Started" Certification Guide on the DONA International website HERE  

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4 Day DONA International Approved 

Postpartum DoulaTraining

Krista Maltais, 
DONA International Approved 
Postpartum Doula Trainer

 Thursday, April 23 - Sunday, April 26, 2020 
 9:00AM - 6:00PM

Location: Union Capital Boston
1544 Columbus Ave., Roxbury MA 02119 
(FREE parking available)

Course Curriculum *  
  • The Role of the Postpartum Doula
  • Effective Communication Techniques
  • Breastfeeding
  • Dealing with Loss and Grief
  • Integrating Baby Into the Family
  • Building Your Doula Business
  • Self-Care for a sustainable Postpartum Doula practice
  • SO much more!

* NOTE: Certification as a DONA Int'l Postpartum Doula requires additional steps.  See DONA website



4 Day DONA Approved Postpartum Doula Training Course: $625

        Workshop Fee Includes: Official DONA International         Training  Manual, workshop materials, continental breakfast

Please contact the registrar about: 
• Payment plans or partial scholarships
• Any other registration questions

Lunch will be on your own
There will be two 15 – minute breaks and an hour for lunch.

REFUND POLICY: Refunds will be granted up to 2 weeks before the start of the course, less a $50 administrative fee. No refunds will be possible after that unless we can fill the space.

Register Now!BACE-NMC reserves the right to cancel the course due to under enrollment or unforseen circumstances.