Lactation for Doulas 

As you begin your doula work, you will want to have the Basics in Lactation. Doulas have a unique insight into what nursing is like in the beginning and over the early weeks. A solid foundation of how things work will help you feel more confident.


During this live, online 3 hour, 45 minute class we will cover a number of topics, including:

  • Anatomy and Physiology
  • Nursing Basics
  • Barriers to Lactation
  • Parent's Role and Baby's Role in Feeding
  • Phases of Feeding
  • First Hour Aftter Birth
  • Feeding in the First Few Days
  • Feeding in the First Few Weeks
  • Common Challenges


Upon completing the class you will receive a Certificate of Attendance.

This class meets the requirements for DONA International Certification for both birth and postpartum doulas.



  • This class is included in your workshop fee
  • You choose the date that works for you
  • $70 if not a doula workshop student with me




Wednesday, June 12th, 2024

Time 9:00 AM -12:45 PM CENTRAL TIME


Monday, July 15th, 2024

Time 3:00 PM - 6:45 PM CENTRAL TIME


Wednesday, August 28th, 2024

Time 8:00 AM - 11:45 PM CENTRAL TIME


Tuesday, September 17th, 2024

Time 5:00 PM  -  8:45 PM CENTRAL TIME


Wednesday, October 16th, 2024

Time 8:00 AM - 11:45 AM CENTRAL TIME


Monday, November 18th, 2024

Time 12:00 PM - 3:45 PM CENTRAL TIME


Monday, December 16th, 2024

Time 8:00 AM - 11:45 AM CENTRAL TIME


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