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Breastfeeding Training

BirthWell Partners Breastfeeding Training:
Encouraging and Supporting Breastfeeding When it’s Not the Norm

WHEN: Monday October 27th, 2014
and Monday April 20th, 2015
and Monday October 5th, 2015
8:30 am  – Noon
WHERE:  Gold’s Gym Vestavia         1090 Montgomery Hwy, Birmingham, AL 35216

COST: $40

Presented by Dalia Abrams, M.A., M.P.H., CD(DONA), LCCE, CLC

This three hour training will meet DONA‘s breastfeeding class requirement (item # 5 here) for birth doula certification. It will also count as three points toward the 15 contact hours needed for DONA recertification. Applied for 3.8 Nursing CEUs (if you need L-CERPs please let us know so that we can apply for them)This training will present the Trans-Theoretical Model of Change as a framework for addressing barriers to breastfeeding, maximizing influence to promote breastfeeding and for supporting continued breastfeeding success.


Trans-Theoretical Model of Change

Trans-Theoretical Model of Change


Participants will learn how to:
-provide information about breastfeeding using effective language
-encourage mothers to shift their decisional balance toward breastfeeding
-teach skills to get breastfeeding off to a good start
-identify support for initiation and for continued success
-identify an effective latch and feeding pattern
-provide anticipatory guidance and support

Who should take this class? Birth and postpartum doulas, labor and delivery nurses and pediatric nurses, WIC providers, childbirth educators, LaLeche League Leaders, lactation specialists, ICAN leaders, and anyone who works to support new mothers.
(Applied for 3.5 nursing CEUs, inquire about CERPs)


Download a registration form (pdf, or word file) ,
complete and send it in with your $40 payment to:

BirthWell Partners
976 Linwood Rd.
Birmingham, AL 35222

Registration deadline for April 2015 class is 4/6/15
Registration deadline for October 2015 class is 9/21/15