Requirements for Certification
Teacher Certification Program Students are required to:
Attend all 13 TCP workshops.
Read and write reports on each book on the comprehensive required reading list.
Tour and write a report on at least 3 obstetrical facilities in the region.
Attend 3 births and complete a labor observation report for each one.
Attend 2 breastfeeding support groups and complete a breastfeeding support group/La Leche League report.
Audit a complete childbirth education series given by a CEA-certified instructor.
Co-teach a childbirth education series with a CEA-certified instructor.
Volunteer 12 hours for CEA/MNY or other groups within the birthing community.
Complete a take-home final exam.
- Write a comprehensive syllabus for a childbirth education, newborn care and breastfeeding series of classes.