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Breastfeeding for Birth Professionals

Course for Doulas and Other Professionals Pursuing Certification

This online course is a three-hour class for birth professionals who wish to know more about breastfeeding in the first days and weeks. It is one of the requirements for certification with DONA International as a doula. Some of the topics covered include:

  • Breastfeeding Basics and Barriers
  • Anatomy and Physiology
  • The Breastfeeding Couple
  • Breastfeeding the First Few Days
  • Breastfeeding in the Early Weeks
  • Breastfeeding Challenges

You will receive a certificate of completion and access to many resources for your business.



Your Instructor


Robin Elise Weiss
Robin Elise Weiss

While many things have changed since Robin Elise Weiss Ph.D., MPH, CLC, AdvCD(DONA), LCCE, FACCE began birth work in 1988, (including the invention of the internet), one thing has remained the same - Robin’s commitment to support and mentor new birth professionals has remained strong.

Guided by both her personal experience of raising eight children and her successful professional and academic experiences that include a Ph.D. in Public Health, Robin is uniquely qualified to support folks as they grow their businesses and gain the confidence and skills they need to be successful perinatal professionals.

Robin is also an author, an amazing and dynamic trainer of both doulas and educators, and a recognized leader in maternal-infant care. Robin has served and continues to serve in leadership roles in perinatal organizations locally and on the international level.

Robin brings over 30 years of relevant experience that is directly applicable to people new to the perinatal field. Her friends describe her as smart, funny and the person to go to when a real, viable solution is needed because Robin makes things happen.

To learn more about Robin, please read her full bio on her RobinEliseWeiss.com or listen to her podcast at TheBirthGeeks.com



Course Curriculum


  Welcome to Breastfeeding for Birth Professionals
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  Resources
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Frequently Asked Questions


When does the course start and finish?
The course starts now and never ends! It is a completely self-paced online course - you decide when you start and when you finish.
How long do I have access to the course?
How does lifetime access sound? After enrolling, you have unlimited access to this course for as long as you like - across any and all devices you own.
What if I am unhappy with the course?
We would never want you to be unhappy! If you are unsatisfied with your purchase, contact us in the first 30 days and we will give you a full refund.

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