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    HUG Your Baby: Support for Birth AND Early Parenting! 
    Integrating Important Parenting Information into Your Doula Work 
     
    Doulas know that parents want to have a healthy, confident post-partum experience. How can you prepare your families for the days, months and years after that successful birth?
     
    Birth and parenting professionals recognize that understanding infant behavior will:
    • enhance breastfeeding
    • promote the parent-child relationship
    • boost parent confidence
     
    This Web-Based program prepares you to teach parents about infant behavior.  It demonstrates:
     
    Resources for your clients:
    HUG Your Baby Faculty: Jan Tedder, BSN, FNP, IBCLC
     
    Research on HUG Your Baby:
    Excellent research has been completed and is currently underway to confirm that The HUG is a family-friendly, evidence-based and effective way to teach parents about infant behavior. Click here for details.
     
    What Doulas say about HUG Your Baby:

    "As an instructor for professionals at Aviva Institute and a doula and childbirth educator in private practice, I heartily endorse this program. I believe these skills will enhance parents' confidence in tuning in to and meeting their child's needs, laying the foundation for a loving relationship that will last a lifetime." ...Kathryn L Berkowitz, LCCE, CPD, CLA, CIR

     
    "Doulas have the joy and responsibility to support parents at the most vulnerable time in their lives. The HUG helps us talk the talk of new moms and dads." ...Marcia Thuermer, Triangle Mothercare Postpartum Doula Service, Raleigh, NC, USA
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