Breastfeeding Educator Certification (BEC)

Breastfeeding Educator Certification (BEC)

 

Special Summer Sale!  For a very limited time Birth Arts International is offering the Breastfeeding Educator Certification course for only $249.

Birth Arts International - Breastfeeding Educator Certification (BEC)

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Obtain Breastfeeding Educator Certification (BEC), and assist women to breastfeed and nourish their infant with confidence and pride!

The purpose of the Birth Arts International Breastfeeding Educator Certification (BEC) is to provide childbirth professionals, such as doulas, postpartum doulas, childbirth educators, midwives, nurses, midwife’s assistant, and community support workers comprehensive training in breastfeeding education. When the student completes the Breastfeeding Educator Certification (BEC) program they will be qualified to teach, support, and educate the public on breastfeeding and related issues and policies.

When students enroll in this eLearning program they will receive a Breastfeeding Educator course book to assist them with their studies.

Course Requirements:

  • Complete all workbook activities, this includes Q&A, Essays, Reflective Practices and hands on 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.
  • Attend 10 Breastfeeding meetings. Make the meetings two different types at least. For example 5 La Leche League International meetings, 5 peer breastfeeding /community/ public health meetings (contact Department of Health, Healthy Start, WIC for suggestions).

Some of what you will learn:

  • How to support mothers immediately postpartum
  • How to support mothers with common latching, mastitis, pumping and overall breastfeeding issues
  • Breast anatomy and physiology
  • Nutrition for breastfeeding mothers
  • Benefits of breastfeeding for the mother and baby
  • Appropriate 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 for social health
  • Support breastfeeding normalcy
  • Support and education for mother’s who are having issues with breastfeeding.
  • Universal precautions and so much more…

 

eLearning Education Program

$450
$249
On-line 24/7

Instant access to materials

No Shipping Costs

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

Interactive classroom and student connections online

Mentored Training

For the Summer Sale you will need to be manually added to the class. After you order you will be emailed at the address you use at checkout with instructions. (this process is quick and painless and takes place almost right away, as long as it is not the middle of the night for the Birth Arts International staff)

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.