2021 Scholarship Round 2 Application Period Open

Our certification programs provide you with the information and skills you need to make a difference in the lives of pregnant women and their families. Those who are in financial need are encouraged to turn your passion into a career by applying for a scholarship.

Live Webinar | The Infant Microbiome

Register now for a live webinar with Toni Harman on 1 October! You'll learn about Toni’s journey from new parent to becoming a cheerleader for the infant microbiome.

A Note From the ICEA President | Focus on Breastfeeding

August has a lot of focus on breastfeeding.  The first week is World Breastfeeding Week. This year, the focus was on the shared responsibility of protecting breastfeeding for more information; WABA.

Congratulations to the First Round of 2021 Scholarship Winners

Thank you to everyone who applied for an ICEA scholarship during the most recent application period. We received so many incredible applications and are encouraged by your dedication to improving birth outcomes for all families.

2022 Board Nominations Open

Your expertise has changed lives. The compassion you demonstrate to your families has improved birth outcomes for all. So, we're inviting you to submit a nomination for the ICEA Board of Directors. Come share your knowledge and expertise.

A Note From the ICEA President | 2021 Strategic Planning Recap

I want to thank you for your dedication, compassion, and support. Creating a family is a life changing event and having the support and education are so important for best outcomes and bonding.

A Note From the ICEA President | Transitions

We all need to recognize that we have been through a very difficult time. Everyone has been impacted in some way or another from the stress of this event. It is important that you take some time and really reflect on what you experienced and how it impacted you.

Webinar | Breastfeeding Makes All the Difference: Breastfeeding’s Role in Overcoming Adversity

Breastfeeding improves maternal sleep, lowers the risk of depression, lessens anger and irritability, and even attenuates the negative effects of past sexual assault. When it comes to overcoming adversity and stopping the intergenerational cycle of violence, breastfeeding makes all the difference.

A Note From the ICEA President | Compassion and Empathy

For some women, becoming a mom is one of the most cherished events of their life. Some moms come into parenthood reluctantly or unexpectedly. No matter what the situation, it is a transformational event that leaves a lasting impact on the person.