In our series for educators, we explore new ideas to help you branch out. Read on to be inspired about new topics and effective strategies to help you get creative this year.
Intro to Breastfeeding Class
Most breastfeeding classes are two to three hours and cover the basics, such as latching, newborn hunger cues, and pumping. With breastfeeding, there are more topics than could possibly be covered in such a short amount of time. To help...
As you prepare to welcome your new baby, these are some tips that can help you get breastfeeding off to a great start and keep you on track.
1. Be Committed
Consider why you want to breastfeed (write your reasons down if that helps) and commit to sticking with it. If challenges come up, use these reasons as motivation to get help and work through them.
We are creatures of habit and it is easy to get stuck in a routine, teaching the same things in the same way. This new blog series for educators explores some ideas to help you branch out. Read on to be inspired about new topics and effective strategies to help you get creative this year.
"Curriculum" is a broad and sometimes confusing term that can have many meanings. Some people call workbooks for parents, PowerPoint slides, or the combination of several of these a "curriculum."
We use a broader and more historical definition for curriculum: a plan for learning.
When you are an independent childbirth educator, you are essentially running your own small business. It can take time and hard work to get your business off the ground and earn a steady income, but your efforts will pay off and we can't think of a more rewarding field to be in.
1. Add Value
Don't make money your object; instead decide how you can best help others and then go above and beyond what is expected to give your students truly priceless gifts: knowledge and empowerment.