Breastfeeding Workshop for Doulas

BreastfeedingThis 3 hour workshop is designed as an introduction to breastfeeding for birth and postpartum doulas and meets DONA International's requirements for:

This workshop is included within our full Birth Doula Workshop.

During this class, we examine the "Four Stages" of breastfeeding - The Colostrum Hours, The Engorgement Days, The Working-it-out Weeks, and the We're Settled Months and the roles of the "Four Partners  - The Mother, The Baby, The Breast, and The Helper or Doula.

Traditional breastfeeding techniques and positions will be discussed and newer ideas, such as Laid-Back Breastfeeding, Baby-Led Breastfeeding and Biological Nurturing will be examined.

At the end of the workshop, participants will be able to:

  • List the four partners in breastfeeding and their roles in the process.
  • Describe the partners' development through the breastfeeding period.
  • List ways in which the doula can support the other breastfeeding partners.

Registration Information:

Birth doula Trainer:  Eva Bild AdvCD(DONA), BDT(DONA), LCCE

Schedule:  from 1:00 - 4:15pm

Location:  The Mothering Touch Centre

Cost:  $60 +GST

Upcoming Dates:

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