Our Courses

We have specially designed breastfeeding courses for parents to help you get breastfeeding onto the best start and also for practitioners to develop understanding and promote positive relationships between breastfeeding practitioners and families.

 

Breastfeeding Supporter Training
If you have an interest in supporting families to help get breastfeeding off to the best start, please fill the contact form below to request details on how you can start building your knowledge, practical skills and develop your career as a breastfeeding practitioner.
Breastfeeding E-learning Course – Online Course for Parents

Description

This course was designed to help you get breastfeeding onto the best start. You will find a mixture of text, images and video clips with answers and guidance to the top breastfeeding questions and problems.

Topics covered:

  • Benefits of breastfeeding
  • Skin to skin contact and
  • breastfeeding
  • Components of breast milk
  • How to breastfeed
  • Breastfeeding twins or more
  • Is my baby feeding well?
  • Is my baby getting enough breast milk?
  • Expressing your breast milk
  • Increasing you milk supply
  • Storing breast milk
  • Breast and /or nipple pain
  • Recommended breastfeeding books
  • Breastfeeding websites

We understand that not all families may have access to breastfeeding support due to a verity of barriers, with this in mind this course is free to:

  • Women with children of colour
  • Ethnic minorities
  • Families who earn under £16,000 per year
  • Parents under the age of 21 years

If you think you fall under this category, please contact us via the contact form or email: info@breakingbreastfeedingbarriers.org.uk or ruth121doula@gmail.com to request an application form, to able you to receive a code for your free download.

If you do not fit the criteria to receive this course for free you can purchase this course for £50 here.

Breastfeeding Culture Safety – Online Course for Practitioners

Description

Breastfeeding Cultural Safety Online Course for Breastfeeding Practitioners.

This course will help to promote self-awareness, and skills for those who work both directly and indirectly with Black, Asian and Ethnic minorities. The aim of this Breastfeeding Cultural Safety course is to develop understanding and promote positive relationships between breastfeeding practitioners and families from the Black, Asian and Ethnic Minorities.

To do this course you must be prepared to feel uncomfortable and have the will to learn through it.

Course Content:

  • How to advocate for culturally safe approaches in breastfeeding
  • Identify common barriers to cultural safety
  • Be aware of your own assumptions and biases.
  • How to actively discourage stereotyping
  • Understanding colonialism and the legacy of racism
  • Non-racist vs Anti-racist
  • Speaking out against racism
  • How to include different cultures, race, and ethnic backgrounds into your practice safely
  • Identify good practices for cultural safety
  • Why culture safety is important in breastfeeding
  • Reading and video watch list
  • Reflective assessments
Course Bonus
You will first be sent a pre-course reflective self-assessment, once completed, you will then be sent the full course including a post-course reflective assessment.
This course must be completed within 6 months to enable you to receive your certificate.
Your certificate will be sent as a PDF, which you can then print. 
 
There is an additional £10 fee if you choose to have your certificate printed and posted to your address. 
 
10% of the fees for this course will go towards raising funds for BBBUE.
The course cost £300.
Breaking Breastfeeding Barriers members receive 10% off course sale fee.  Please contact us via the contact form or email: info@breakingbreastfeedingbarriers.org.uk or ruth121doula@gmail.com to receive your 10% discount code.
If you are not a member and would like to purchase this course, you can purchase this course here.
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