Menopause Doula Training Program

  • Intermediate

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  • Learn the fundamentals of the hormone highway from menstruation to menopause.
  • Be equipped with the knowledge to facilitate the learning of others.
  • Enable people with relevant & meaningful information from which they can then make an informed choice.
  • Guide, support and signpost individuals so they feel confident in their next best step.

The course components have been designed to fit different learning styles, so you can go at your own pace.

In order to graduate you will need to apply the principles and present case-studies for discussion with a mentor. 

If you have any questions about The Menopause Doula Training Program please email:

What will I learn?

  • N Relevant and meaningful approach to understanding the Hormone Highway from menstruation to menopause.
  • N Comprehensive foundation knowledge to enable you to have a confident conversation around the topics of menstruation & menopause.
  • N Facilitate the knowledge to others
  • N Be able to guide people as to the evidence behind the choices of managing menopause transition to enable positive outcomes.
  • N Practical solutions that allow an individual to build a personalised Menopause Tool-kit
  • N Enable informed choices to aid symptom relief and support a positive menopause experience, and beyond.

Topics for this course

23 Lessons1h 30m


The Menopause Doula Training overview, and how to make the most of the learning experience.
About the Quizzes
About the Modules

Hormone Basics

An introduction to the endocrine system, the hormones associated with menstruation and menopause to provide background biology for the modules that follow. Learning outcomes: understand the different sources and the role of Oestrogens, Testosterone and Progesterone.

Menstruation awareness

Covering the hormones involved, the cycle stages, how to encourage awareness, support choices for each phase. Learning outcomes: Joining the dots between knowledge and understanding of menopause with previous held beliefs around menstruation. Introduce the food & mood diary and tracking for ongoing awareness.


What is menopause? Phases and stages, including the STRAW+10 model. Learning outcomes: Understand the definition of menopause and the biology behind it.

The Hormone Collective

A closer look at the hormone collective and the modern menopause. Learning outcomes: understand the role of hormones as a whole and the cumulative effect they play on symptoms of menopause transition, health risks of postmenopause in relation to the hormone collective, insight into the whole person approach.

Signs & Symptoms

The grouping of symptoms as physical and psychological, predicted patterns, and why treating symptoms is better with a whole person approach. Learning outcomes: Understand the biological mechanism of symptoms, their impact on an individual level, and the connection between hormonal decline.

Risks & Consequences

The long-term impact of hormonal decline, possible health outcomes and data driven risk factors. Learning outcomes: Understand the reason why decisions made during the reproductive years affects the health and outcomes postmenopause.

Hormone based therapies

The options for treatments medically prescribed. Learning outcomes: Understand the different kinds of HRT.

Complementary and lifestyle therapy

Nutritional insight, moving through menopause, sleeping hygiene and stress management, and complementary therapy. Learning outcomes: start to see how the menopause tool-kit can be compiled.

The Menopause Tool-kit:

The questionnaire, using the tracker, the food & mood diary, what to say to the GP. Learning outcomes: Gain an insight into how to inform, guide and support as a Menopause Doula

Case study

An opportunity to reflect and demonstrate understanding.

Conversations with

A collection of authority figures talk with us about the bigger picture and how we can implement a vision of care for the Modern Menopause.

Group Coaching

A calendar of live Q & A sessions

Material Includes

  • N 90 minutes of video training
  • N Complete set of class notes
  • N LIVE Q & A with Dr Hobson
  • N Group mentoring
  • N Lifetime Access
  • N Module Tests
  • N Mentor-led Assessment
  • N Certificate of Achievement


  • N An interest in supporting people to manage their menopause in a positive, confident way for the best possible outcome.
  • N Suitable for those who work within a holistic environment as a practitioner, therapist, coach or mentor.
  • N Prior knowledge of human biology will be beneficial.

Target Audience

  • N Non-medical professionals with an interest in supporting people to manage menopause transition.
  • N Those wishing to empower others to have a confident conversation around menstruation and menopause.



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“The BMS medical advisory council has confirmed that if a course is generated by and /or run by a BMS Menopause Specialist, that is sufficient to confirm BMS quality standards ie: current and evidence based core topics/content, consistent with UK guidance, relevant to clinical practice and non-promotional.”

Sara Moger

Chief Executive BMS