Childbirth Education for Doulas

Saturday June 1st 9am-5pm & Sunday June 2nd 9am-2pm

Cost: $50

Scholarship Application

 This two day class will cover all the basics from how to prepare the mind & body during pregnancy, to tools for birth, to planning for postpartum and parenthood.

We will go in-depth about the mechanisms and hormones for birth and how to support and nurture these throughout, as well as working through fears.

Cancellation Policy: If you are called to a birth, please email asap and you will be given a refund. You can cancel without penalty until May 31st. If you are a no-show, you will not be given a refund. 

This class will be held at Greater Portland Immigrant Welcome Center

24 Preble St. 3rd floor

Please allow yourself time for parking

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Breastfeeding Support: Skills for the Doula

Saturday May 4th 10am-1pm

This class will be held at Greater Portland Immigrant Welcome Center

24 Preble St. 3rd floor

Please allow yourself time for parking

Cost: $50

Breastfeeding may be one of the most natural interactions for parent and child—but that doesn’t mean that it is always easy! This workshop is designed to help you develop more tools for supporting parents in meeting their breastfeeding goals, especially in the early weeks.

We will cover the following topics in this 3-hour class:

• Anatomy & Physiology of the Breast

• Normal, Physiologic Lactation

• Benefits of Breastfeeding for the Family

• The Best Start for the Breastfeeding Dyad

• Effects of Birthing Practices on Breastfeeding

• Breast Milk Expression & Milk Storage

• Common Breastfeeding Difficulties

• Alternative Feeding Methods

• Special Support for Infants Born Prematurely

• Special Support for Infants Born by Cesarean

• Recognizing the Need for More Support

• Cultural Sensitivity & Counseling Skills

Taught by Tiffany Carter Skillings, CPM, IBCLC

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Past Classes

-DONA Doula Trainings

-Breastfeeding Support: Skills for the Doula

-Beyond the Basics Doula Workshops:

-Business BasicsHospital Procedures

-Induction for Doulas