January- I am training with DONA international to become a Certified Postpartum Doula (CPD) to better serve newborn families postnatally; mothers, fathers, babies, siblings, relatives, and pets.
February – completed my basic lactation management training; starting out successfully, overcoming breastfeeding difficulties, breast pump and breastmilk storage, breastfeeding the premature infant, alternative feeding methods and talking to mothers.
March – completed my 3 day intensive training by DONA international by Jesse Remer, CD (DONA), PCD (DONA), BDT (DONA), LCCE, Mother Tree Founder.
June – Childhood Vaccine Safety training. Learn more here: Childhood Vaccine Safety
August- I joined the Newborn Mothers Collective. Learn more here: Certificate of Completion
March through November- postpartum family training with 4+ families near and far
December 2017- Postpartum Doula Certification with Doula’s of North America to be completed and sent in for review! Yippee!