Become a Certified HUG Teacher
18 contact hours credit for Nurses and Childbirth Professionals
Who is this Program For?
Nurses, Doulas, Childbirth Educators, Midwives, Infant Massage Educators, Lactation Specialist
Early Childhood/Parent Educators, and Childcare Professionals
Part 1: HUG Your Baby: Helping Parents Understand their Newborn
(2 Contact Hours Credit)
- Learn and understand infant’s “Zones”.
- Identify signs of over stimulation (S.O.S).
- Learn Sleep/ Awake cycle.
Part 2: HUG Strategies and Skill Building
(4 Contact Hours Credit)
- Discover HUG strategies
- Learn feeding and sleeping tips and techniques.
- Learn about baby’s ability to interact.
Part 3: Certified HUG Teacher Training
(12 Contact Hours Credit)
Prepare to teach The HUG to expectant and new parents. Reflect on engaging articles and blogs, discover ready-to-use teaching materials, and participate in effective classroom or one-on-one education of parents.
PRE-REQUISITE: completion of Parts I & II
Please note: This course is completely taught online.