Please contact Michele@jmbirthconsultants.com to schedule a workshop near you.
parent confidence …Promote breast feeding…Enhance parent-child bonding
AWARD-WINNING One day Continuing Education Training
(approved for 6 hours credit by DONA, ICEA , CAPPA, and NC Nurses
HUG Your Baby Training
is an innovative approach to helping parents understand their baby’s body
language in order to prevent and solve problems around a baby’s eating,
sleeping, crying, and parent-child attachment.
Teach parents about three
newborn Zones (Resting,
Ready, & Rebooting Zone) and how to get their
baby to the
best Zone for
eating, playing and sleeping. Identify and respond effectively to a newborn’s “SOSs” (Signs
which include body changes in color, movement, and breathing; and
“Spacing Out,” Switching Off,” & “Shutting Down.”
Skill building enhanced by
review of child development literature, sharing of engaging real-life
stories, analysis of video clips,
demonstration of HUG techniques, group
and individual practice and problem solving, role playing, and evaluating case
Faculty: Jan Tedder, BSN, IBCLC, Family Nurse
Practitioner has worked with families for 30 years. Trained at UNC, Duke, and
the Brazelton Institute, she has published in professionals and lay journals
and lectured around the USA and is the NC Maternal-Child Health Nurse of the
Year. Her HUG DVD, website, & online
training won the 2007 & 2009
National Health Information award and the World Wide Web Health Award.
Feedback about this class:
HUG class gave my nurses a new
perspective on how to help parents understand and interact with their babies.
'I will never think the same way about babies again!' one explains."
Payne, CNM, Duke University Durham, NC
educational program that captures the subtle ways newborns communicate. The HUG
is a gift for any new parents starting that parent-child relationship.”
Dr. Barbara Howard, Pediatrician and
Professor Johns Hopkins School of Medicine