Welcome Nursing and Doula Students! 

Hello there! Let me introduce myself. My name is Sharon, and I currently work as a nurse educator and lactation consultant for a hospital as well as my private business as a prenatal educator and IBCLC.

Due to classes being moved to Zoom, I have been able to have you join in to meet your community experience hours.

Some of  classes may be for students only, but presented as I do for parents.  They are 2.5 hrs. each; you will need 5 hrs. total.  You will be sent the link once payment is made.

Please add it to your calendar to assure you do not miss class(s).  See you there.

Breastfeeding: Beyond the Basics

Breastfeeding classes, lactation consultationsWe will explore topics from anatomy and physiology, getting the best start, reading baby's cues, optimizing latch and milk removal, pumping, nutrition and more.

Available Dates:

  • Saturday April 30th from 10:30AM-12PM
  • Thursday May 19th from    6-8:30PM

Class Fee: 20.00 qualifies for OB and Pediatric hours

Just Added! Savvy Birth Workshop

Special Session Designed for Students

The Savvy Birth Workshop for parents was developed by Evidence Based Birth® to give parents the confidence and know-how they need to have a more positive, empowering experience in the birthing room.

Learning Objectives Include:

-Define evidence-based care
-Discuss the availability and pros/cons of local birth options
-Practice respectful ways to talk with your provider
-Discuss how partners, doulas, and nurses can work together to provide labor support
-Discuss the human and legal rights of birthing persons
​Available Date:
Wednesday May 4th

5:30 PM - 9:00 PM

Taught by Evidence Based Birth® Instructors

Amy Blain, BSN, ICCE
www.informedbirthprep.com and Sharon Curtin-Bottomley, RN, IBCLC
www.confidenceinbirth.com

 

Class Fee: 35.00 qualifies for OB  hours

Register Here! (under "professional events")

http://www.informedbirthprep.com/savvy-birth-for-students

Newborn and Infant Care Class

We will explore topics from newborn capabilities, the fourth trimester environment and soothing techniques, feeding and sleeping patterns, newborn appearance and hospital procedures,and other tips to ease into parenthood.

Available Dates:

  • Wednesday May 25th from 6-8:30 PM
  • Wednesday July 20th from 6-8:30 PM

Class Fee: 20.00 qualifies for OB and Pediatric hours

 

If you are in need of a recorded class, I have a 3 hour Lamaze childbirth class 3 (medical interventions) that I presented to an expecting couple as well as a 2.5 hour Newborn and Infant Care Class that was presented to a group of West Coast nursing students. Fee: 20.00 each

Please check  with your professors as some require a live class fo credit. The process to register and pay is the same. Complete the form below and in the section asking for the class date fill in "recorded class".

The link will be sent after payment is received (usually within hours, but 24 hours maximum). Then, complete and send your form for signature.

Attendance will be taken and class forms will be signed after class completion. Please email your form with your name and the class date(s) attended by the day of your final class to ensure receiving it back in a timely manner; usually within 48 hrs.  The form is 316L found in your online documents from your professor.

"I wanted to thank you for the classes. If you were a professor at my school I would definitely take more classes with you. You taught in a fun way which kept me engaged throughout both lessons."  -Nicollette G.

"Thank you Sharon! I loved your classes and I would highly recommend it to students and new parents!! I appreciate all of you knowledge through this-your passion and enthusiasm in this field makes it exciting to learn about."  -Jasmine A.

"You are truly amazing at what you do and extremely informative.  I have told many pregnant/non-pregnant women about you and your classes. Thank you for such a beautiful experience. I genuinely appreciate it."  -Ani

Nursing Student Community Classes

Register for your class observation(s) today!