BREASTFEEDING CLASSES FOR DOULAS
These self-paced online trainings are available separately!
Breastfeeding Basics for Doulas
This 8-hour self-paced class will give you a solid foundation in the basics of breastfeeding. Update your knowledge in this field. Much has been learned in recent years! Topics include:
This class is included in both our Birth & Postpartum Doula Training programs and does not need to be purchased separately if you are investing in doula training. Class fulfills a certification requirement for Birth Doulas through Lifespan Doulas.
Breastfeeding Support Skills
This 8-hour self-paced class focuses on how doulas can support breastfeeding mothers through a variety of common challenges and special needs. Topics include:
This class is included in our Postpartum Doula Training program and does not need to be purchased separately. Birth doulas may opt to enhance their skills with this training.
Barbara Robertson, MA, IBCLC
Barbara holds master’s degree in education and is an International Board-Certified Lactation Consultant. She founded The Breastfeeding Center of Ann Arbor in 2008 and serves as its director where she teaches breastfeeding classes for parents, runs support groups, trains lactation professionals, and is in private practice as a lactation consultant.