Breastfeeding Doula Course

This 30-hour training is for doulas who want more concrete, hands-on experience working with breastfeeding families.

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This course is for you if:

  • You want more concrete, hands-on experience to really work with breastfeeding families
  • You want instructors who work with breastfeeding families every day
  • You want the convenience of some online learning combined with the community of online Zoom work
  • You want the experience of working with real breastfeeding families
  • You want passionate, knowledgeable instructors who use the latest education methods for effective learning

Hybrid Learning Model: Pre-Work + Discussion

This course uses a hybrid-learning model: 15 hours of independent pre-work (reading, videos, podcasts, and assignments) done at your own pace, and then two live Zoom days of discussion, working with families, and practicing skills.

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This training offers skills to help with:

  • Communicating more effectively
  • Sore nipples and/or breasts
  • Latching and positioning issues
  • Worries about breastmilk supply
  • Preterm babies
  • Twins and multiples
  • Parents' plans for returning to work

5 Reasons You Will Love This Course

1

We are educators first. Then we fell in love with breastfeeding.

2

We use online technology to its fullest to provide you a rich and rewarding educational experience!

3

The combination of doing pre-work so you have the foundations and then our live Zoom days will help cement your learning.

4

By working with both birth and postpartum doulas for over 17 years we know what doulas need to know to help!

5

We offer so many resources for you so you can know exactly where to go to get accurate and current breastfeeding information.

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Meet Your Instructor

Barbara Robertson, MA, IBCLC has been training doulas for over 17 years. We know the skills you need to help your clients reach their breastfeeding/chestfeeding goals. Doulas, advance your breastfeeding knowledge and support skills!

Course Costs

Cost for this 35-hour training with ONE payment:

$399 Early Bird price (ends December 1, 2022)
$469 Regular price

Cost for this 35-hour training with THREE payments:

$450 Early Bird price (ends December 1, 2022) - Three payments of $150
$525 Regular price - Three payments of $175

For your second and third payments, you will be making arrangements directly with our office.

Other Details

Pre-work is open now!
Live Zoom Days: Feb 26th and Sun Feb 27th, 2023 8 am-5:30 pm EDT