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Breastfeeding Skills for the Birth Professional

  • Redwood Community Space 2955 3rd Avenue Sacramento, CA, 95817 United States (map)

The breastfeeding relationship between Mother and Baby is one of the most important relationships of a lifetime. In this 4-hour class you'll learn techniques and skills to better support mothers and babies during this precious time of their lives. This class is designed specifically for the birth professional: Doulas, midwives and those aspiring to become a lactation educator or specialist. Topics include:

  • Anatomy and physiology of the lactating breast
  • Learn best practice in supporting breastfeeding in the first hour after birth
  • Preventing problems with proper positioning and latch
  • Understanding infant feeding cues
  • Prenatal and mother/baby assessment
  • Identification and management of common breastfeeding problems
  • When to refer to a doctor or lactation specialist

Attendance at this class provides 4 CEU's from DONA International and also satisfies the certification requirement for new certifying birth and postpartum doulas.

Jennifer Jordan, L&D R.N., IBCLC
Jennifer has 20 years of experience supporting breastfeeding families, and 25 years of teaching in the health-care field. Experienced in Labor and Delivery, Mother-Baby, and Newborn Care. A holistic approach to patient care is the cornerstone of Jen's practice.

$145 or $130 for enrollments received before June 19th. 

Email Janine ( to receive an enrollment application. Class size is limited in this very popular class, so be sure to register soon.

Call: 530.446.6403 or

Image Credit: Tamara Adams

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