You do not need to have breastfed, be a parent or be an International Board Certified Lactation Consultant (IBCLC) to qualify for BN certification but there are important prerequisites before securing your place on a 6-day BN certification workshop, you need to:

It is helpful to have practical and professional experience supporting mothers but not essential. Many people who take the certification workshop are health professionals with a keen interest in developing breastfeeding evidence-based practice and further understand how the BN components interact to neutralise neocortical inhibitions and give way to instinctual behaviours.

*You may attend BN master classes to broaden the foundation of your lactation practice without expressing interest to become a certified BN consultant.

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Certification requirements, procedures and costs are under development; The Nurturing Project reserves the right to modify them at any time.