A Fresh Look at Skin to Skin, Netherlands

19 Nov 2015. InZwang - Bevallen presentation. More details (pdf)

Lain Back Breastfeeding Masterclass, Netherlands

20 Nov 2015.  More details (pdf).

Dear Friends of Biological Nurturing

Many of you requested repeated access to our first webinar series. The Foundations of Biological Nurturing.  We appreciate your comments. In this series, Advanced Biological Nurtuirng: Womb to World, for your convenience, if you miss the live sessions, you can view the live presentation from a secure website for as many times as you want for 2 weeks afterwards. More details


New Article

See Suzanne's article from USLCA "What Happens to Breastfeeding when mothers lie back". See article

Suzanne's New book

An introduction to Biological Nurturing - New Angles on Breastfeeding. More details



Biological Nurturing workshop training for health professionals is a new service offered by The Nurturing Project. More details.



Suzanne has produced a DVD that explains the mechanisms of biological nurturing and introduces baby reflex cues and some mother-led strategies. More details

Become a Biological NurturingĀ® Lactation Consultant (BNCLC)


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 and to secure your place on a 5-day BN certification workshop, you need to:


  1. Own and have read the book, An Introduction to Biological Nurturing, New Angles on Breastfeeding.
  2. Read the biological nurturing literature
  3. View the DVD Biological Nurturing ~ Laid-back Breastfeeding for Health professionals produced in 2008
  4. Attend at least one BN conference and/or BN Master Class
  5. Complete an Expression of Interest Form and email it to Suzanne Colson or Joelle Dufur
  6. Have practical and professional experience supporting mothers
  7. Have a educational certificate, diploma or a professional module certifying you as competent to recognise the clinical features of maternal-neonatal well-being and clinical assessment procedures. Approval for this prerequisite will be individually determined by certificate, professional accreditation or licensure. If you do not have this prerequisite, you will need to complete The BN Module (under development). This requires some study and successful completion of a test.


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

Ā© The Nurturing Project JD/SC Revised 5/1/2016
Certification requirements, procedures and costs are under development; The Nurturing Project reserves the right to modify them at any time.