Outline and objectives for the Doula Breastfeeding Specialist Course.
The month of August is World Breastfeeding Week, and also National Breastfeeding Month as proclaimed by the United States Breastfeeding Committee.
The promotion of breastfeeding and the support of mothers and babies is so important. Take the month of August to learn, encourage, and advocate for breastfeeding.
The doula breastfeeding specialist curriculum has been developed to train professionals to provide on call in-home continuous breastfeeding support.
Advanced training for doulas teaches touch massage therapy. Massage doulas offer advanced coping strategies for pregnancy and birth.
Approved trainers for Childbirth Professionals International to facilitate evidence-based maternal health workshops.
The truth is women often need more help to successfully breastfeed then they are given. The doula breastfeeding specialist stays with a woman and her baby, not leaving her side until breastfeeding goes well. Just as a birth doula remains by a laboring woman’s side until she gives birth.