A Note From the ICEA President | Education For Life

I don’t know if there is better preparation for a time like this than working in the birth world. We need to know the basics of labor and birth and at the same time be knowledgeable about the unexpected. We do not fearfully anticipate something going wrong, but we are prepared in case it does.

Breastfeeding and COVID-19

Here are two helpful articles discussing breastfeeding and COVID-19 from Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and La Leche League International (LLLI). This is an evolving situation and families need to make their best decision with the guidance provided.

Webinar | Breastfeeding Your Baby

This one-hour, on-demand webinar will focus on breastfeeding basics including how to teach strategies that can help mothers to be successful at nursing their babies. Discussions include frequency and duration of early feedings, the importance of skin to skin contact, and assuring a correct latch.

Webinar | Reproductive Anatomy and Pelvic Structure

This one-hour, on-demand webinar explores the reproductive system from a childbearing standpoint with an emphasis on understanding the role of each organ and structure in the dynamics of the labor and birth process.

Earn Continuing Education Units From ICEA Position Papers

Did you know you can read ICEA Position Papers and pass the correlating Post Test to receive one ICEA CEU? Each post test may be purchased for US $26.

Attend a Virtual Certification Workshop in April 2020

Our talented IATs have a full schedule planned for April 2020 and we hope you can join them virtually.

A Note From the ICEA President | Sustaining Change

It is discouraging to think that we face the same battles that were fought almost fifty years ago. Rather than allow my frustration to build, I tried to think of solutions. The culture around birth must change… and not only must it change, but we must consider ways to sustain the changes.

Attend a Certification Workshop in March 2020

Our talented IATs have a full schedule planned for March 2020 and we hope you can join them.

A Note From the ICEA President | Picture This

How are you illustrating pregnancy, birth, breastfeeding, and postpartum to those you teach? Do you show your clients a range of emotion? Don’t forget that affective domain of learning. Capture their feelings. Grab hold of their hearts.