Lactation Standalone

December 13, 2022

December 13, 2022

9 a.m. - 12 p.m.

This online course is a three-hour class for birth professionals who wish to know more about lactation 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:

  • Lactation Basics and Barriers
  • Anatomy and Physiology
  • Lactation in the First Few Days
  • Lactation in the Early Weeks
  • Lactation Challenges

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

Your Instructor

Robin Elise Weiss, PhD, MPH, AdvCD(DONA), LCCE
Robin Elise Weiss, PhD, MPH, AdvCD(DONA), LCCE

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 through her work at 100% Doula Business Foundations and her podcast at The Birth Geeks.

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

Course Curriculum

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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.

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