Breastfeeding Educator Certification (BEC)

Breastfeeding Educator Certification (BEC)

Birth Arts International - Breastfeeding Educator Certification (BEC)

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Breastfeeding Educator Certification (BEC), assist families with breastfeeding and nourishing their infant with confidence and pride!

The goal of the Birth Arts International Breastfeeding Educator Certification (BEC) is to equip childbirth professionals. Doulas, postpartum doulas, childbirth educators, midwives, nurses, midwife’s assistant, and community support workers get thorough training in breastfeeding education. When the student completes the Breastfeeding Educator Certification (BEC) program, they will be qualified to teach, support, and educate on breastfeeding and related issues and policies. 120-hour educational program.

When students enroll in this eLearning program, they will receive a Breastfeeding Educator coursebook to assist them with their studies. eLearning students can download this in the online classroom.

Course Requirements:

  • Complete all workbook activities.
  • Read all required reading materials.
  • Attend local breastfeeding organizations in your local community.
  • Complete Research paper on an aspect of breastfeeding.
  • Submit a completed resume or CV.
  • Submit a class outline or PowerPoint presentation for assisting parents with breastfeeding and common breastfeeding issues.
  • Work for clients in your community.
  • Complete activities to help you assist families.

Some of what you will learn:

  • How to assist parents postpartum
  • How to support with latching, mastitis, pumping, and overall breastfeeding issues.
  • Breast anatomy and physiology
  • Nutrition for breastfeeding.
  • Benefits of breastfeeding for the mother and baby.
  • Examination and care techniques
  • Attend local breastfeeding meetings and learn about regional breastfeeding options.
  • The importance of breastfeeding support for families, women’s health and infant health
  • The nutritional aspects of breastfeeding and the importance of social health
  • Support breastfeeding normalcy
  • Support and education for mothers who are having issues with breastfeeding.
  • Universal precautions, and so much more.


eLearning Education Program

Online 24/7

Instant access to materials

No Shipping Costs

All of your educational documents are online, and you can work wherever you have internet

Interactive classroom and student connections online

Mentored Training

Multiple Enrollment Options


Scholarship Options

Unlike other certification organizations, Birth Arts International has no additional fees. Your enrollment fee is the only fee we will charge you. We do not have certification, membership, or examination fees that are due to become certified or to keep your membership current. All enrollments are final.