What is a B.O.O.B. Educator? B = Bettering, O= Our, O= Owesome, B= Breasts! B.O.O.B!
As a B.O.O.B. Educator you will be able to teach mothers/parents about breastfeeding practices.
In Module One you will go over the breastfeeding educator position you have, the books you will need, the different foods that are helpful and positions that are common in childbirth.
Module Two covers SCIENCE behind breastmilk. We discuss making milk including different foods that are important when it comes to breastfeeding.
Module Three discusses the ancient practices, our history of women breastfeeding, we talk about historical remedies and different cultures.
In Module Four we talk about latching, interferences on milk supply, we also discuss mastitis and other breastfeeding issues.
Module Five covers issues with baby and breastfeeding, things like tongue ties, sucking problems and 'milk slumps'.
Module Six goes over hormones, foods and herbs that some of the books you read recommends.
Module Seven and Eight is a Combo Module. While we go over more nutrition since its an important step in breastfeeding we discuss the mindfulness that plays a part in breastfeeding. There includes some discussion on setting up your own class and educator lesson plans.
With Module Nine being your final class we discuss your final project to certify, how to lead a group, discussions of pumping and the last portion to certify.