Transformational Online Doula Training

Our life-changing doula training program helps passion-driven aspiring doulas across the globe to fulfill their destiny and establish their impactful and thriving doula practice. Neri Life-Choma and the Birth Coach Method team are inviting you to learn a comprehensive body of knowledge and leadership strategies so that you can grow your doula practice and have a life-long career in birth support. 

We're here to transform your life and your future clients' journies of pregnancy and birth. After practicing birth support for 24 years, Neri's program is packed with proven recipes for success, impact, purpose-based, and profitable doula practice.  The transformational coaching approach that Neri integrates into her mentorship, resonates with the current generation of birth givers. Our program is packed with traditional labor support techniques and game-changing strategies that allow you to actualize your passion and lead expectant and laboring individuals to have their desired birth experiences.

We're Unique For

  • Supporting our students all the way to their thriving doula practice.
  • Providing a lifetime of virtual mentorship sessions
  •  Teaching a comprehensive body of knowledge and a vast variety of comfort measures 
  • Shifting the focus to prenatal coaching so that you can have a good work-life balance, avoid burnout and stay in the field for many years. 
  • Providing you with a framework to analyze your clients' progress and match the labor support techniques with the phase they are in. 
  • Showing you how to establish teamwork in L&D 
  • Coaching and empowering you throughout moments of doubt 

Neri delivers the right amount of information and all the examples she brings up kept me very interested. I felt like I was studying with a friend thanks to her warm voice, her encouragement, and the added tips and tricks that she shares from her extensive experience. Now I also came to realize how precious the coaching tools are.

Myriam Chaouki, Certified Doula and RN

Teaching Methods

  • 15 online video lessons divided into short modules of 25 minutes each
  • Downloadable study guide for each lesson
  • 18 virtual LIVE Contact hours provided on 6 Saturday sessions, lasting 3 hrs each.
  • A wealth of additional resources: articles and video clips
  • Bi-weekly live mentorship sessions on Zoom
  • A scenario-based study analyzing real birth stories and learning to provide prenatal coaching and doula support 
  • Guidance in finding a local supervisor and practical experience opportunities 

Birth Coach Methods strives to lead pregnancy and birth support that is based on mutual respect, mutual trust, and partnership.

We invite you to join us in achieving our goals by enrolling in one of our classes!

Meet the Trainers

"It gives me a great sense of fulfillment when I think about all the couples I've educated and supportted in my 20 years of practice. Teaching birth support professionals is an honor that comes with a huge responsibility for all the couples they will support. I am grateful for having the most experienced and knowledgeable birth professionals join me in spreading and manifesting Birth Coach Method's mission to provide birth support that acknowledges our clients' truth and vulnerability, and then infuses them with our professional knowledge and evidence-based pratice." 

Neri Life-Choma

M.A., Founder

Neri holds an M.A degree in cognitive science. She is a certified birth doula and childbirth educator, a certified hypnotherapist,  a transformational life Coach and NLP practitioner.

During her 20 years of practice, Neri founded a doula support program in a major hospital, and a birth resource center. She led hundreds of childbirth education classes and workshops and supported many couples through their birth. (See Neri's CV here.)

After becoming a life coach, Neri led doula training programs and professional development workshops with the goal of teaching birth professionals to integrate coaching skills into the field of birth support.  She is the founder of Birth Coach Method, and have created all the workshops, online classes and products of the company. 

In November 2012 Neri launched her DVD Practicing for an Active Birth, The Most Comprehensive Audio-Visual Guide for an Active and Healthy birth which you can find in our store. In November 2016 she published her first book The Art of Coaching for Childbirth, Integrating the Principles of Coaching into Birth Support.

Stephanie Sheldon-Mollinier

Project Manager

Stephanie joined birth Coach method as the head of birth workers enrichment and relation department. She is a certified Birth Coach Method Doula and an educator.

Stephanie holds a BA in Communication Studies and an MA in Teaching English. She enjoyed teaching English to international students at the university level for over ten years.

Stephanie is the mother of three vibrant daughters and has been married to a Frenchman for over fifteen years. She lives with her family in Santa Clara, California.

"I love the challenge and beauty of birth. I am following my passion and calling in life as a birth doula. In my eyes, it is important that women and couples feel supported, respected and cared for as they welcome their child(ren) to the world."  

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