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  • Theodora Amissah

Education, Training and Certifications

A full list of my birthworker and doula education and training journey is listed below:


  • Community Full-Spectrum Doula Training | Ancient Song Doula Services, Brooklyn, NY

  • Trauma-Informed Care | Resources for Resolving Violence and Center for Health Equity, NYC Department of Health and Mental Hygiene, Brooklyn, NY

  • Comforting Touch for Doulas and Postpartum | Yiska Obadia, Acupuncture and Massage

  • Abortion Doula Training | Carolina Abortion Fund

  • Doula Training International Postpartum Doula Training | Doula Training International

  • Grandma’s Hands Pregnancy and Postpartum Herbs and Nutrition in the Southern Tradition | Divine Birth Wisdom

  • Crisis Response for Birthworkers Course| Birth Advocacy Doula Trainings


  • Adult and Pediatric First Aid/CPR/AED Certification | American Red Cross

  • Health Promotion Certificate Institute for Global Health, University College London

  • Health Sexuality and Sexual Health in Africa Certificate, London School of Economics (LSE) – University of Cape Town (UCT) July School

  • Maternal and Child Care in Public Health in Cuba, Escuela Nacional de Salud Publica (ENSAP) Havana, Cuba


  • Masters of Arts, Medical Anthropology | School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS), University of London

  • Bachelor of Arts, Anthropology and African Studies | University of Virginia

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