This three-hour training will be in the form of a participative workshop with a
lot of hands-on practice. The following
topics will be covered:
¨ the benefits and barriers to breastfeeding
¨ the anatomy and physiology of the breast and the baby¨ the breastfeeding couple
¨ breastfeeding in the first few days; the doula’s role
¨ breastfeeding in the early weeks; the doula’s role
¨ breastfeeding challenges.
At the end of the workshop, participants will be able to:
¨ describe the benefits and barriers to breastfeeding
¨ describe the anatomy and physiology of the breast and the baby
¨ describe how the breastfeeding couple function successfully
¨ demonstrate different positions for a successful latch
¨ describe the doula’s role in supporting a new mother in the early days and weeks of breastfeeding
¨ list the major breastfeeding challenges a new mother may face
• Introductions and information
• Benefits and Barriers to Breastfeeding
• Anatomy and Physiology of the Breast and the Baby
• The Breastfeeding Couple: Skin to Skin contact
• The Correct Latch
• Breastfeeding in the first few days; the doula’s role
• Breastfeeding in the early weeks; the doula’s role
• Breastfeeding challenges; how to identify them; ways of dealing
The Breastfeeding class for doulas is designed for women interested in helping others have a positive breastfeeding experience. This three-hour class fulfills the breastfeeding requirement for DONA International Birth Doula Certification.
Recommended reading before the workshop:
¨ An up to date breastfeeding book of your choice.
I highly recommend:
¨ Breastfeeding Made Simple by Nancy Mohrbacher and Kathleen Kendall-Tackett.
Minimum: 4 registrations
Maximum: 14 registrations
Registration Deadline: Pre-paid registration required 2 weeks prior to class offering
Instructor: Penny Stansfield, CCE, CD (DONA), CMT
Thursday, June 22, 2017
Photo: In the Moment Photography with Hollis
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