Becoming a Certified HUG Teacher

Click below to see a two-minute description of this program.

CLICK HERE to purchase and register for this course ($85).

Benefits of becoming a Certified HUG Teacher (CHT):

  • Boost your knowledge, confidence and skills with young families
  • Increase your recognition as an expert in the birth and early parenting world
  • Gain specific tools to enhance individual and group parent education
  • Earn 6 Contact Hours credit (approved by the California Board of Registered Nurses, CAPPA, DONA and ICEA)

Components of  CHT online program:

  • Video course instructions and  course outline
  • Required Reading:
    • Three professional articles
    • Three HUG Your Baby blogs
  • HUG Resources for Parents update (for individuals and classrooms)
  • HUG Parent Visits (course allows you to submit documentation online)
    • Participants will complete 4 parent visit or 2 parent visits and one parent class
  • (Optional) HUG Parent Class (course allows you to submit documentation online)
  • HUG Reflections of your experience using HUG Your Baby (course allows you to submit documentation online)
  • Post-test and Course Evaluation (You must make 70% on Post-test to become a CHT)

Pre-requisites for becoming a Certified HUG Teacher:

  • Be a certified, licensed or credentialed provider of  
    • healthcare  (such as nurse, midwife, student nurse or student midwife, OT, PT, doctor, doula, childbirth educator, lactation consultant, lactation peer counselor, or community health worker)
    • education ( such as nanny, parent educator, infant massage educator, childcare or early childhood professional such as teacher or assistant teacher)
    • counseling (such as counselor, psychologist or social worker)
  • PURCHASE and COMPLETE the following 3 HUG Your Baby courses:
  •  Acquire HUG vide(in DVD or Streaming format) and HUG Handouts (If you do not have these resources, order HUG Handout Starter Kit for both.)
  • PURCHASE and COMPLETE this CHT online course
    • CLICK HERE to create  a “New Account”.  Then choose the course(s) you want from the catalog. Complete the 3 pre-requisite course BEFORE the CHT course.

HUG Your Baby’s Online trainings offer today’s learners a number of benefits:

  • One year to complete courses;
  • Convenient “Come and Go” format to fit into a professional’s busy schedule;
  • Elimination of costly travel and convention fees;
  • Computer, tablet, and mobile phone functionality.

Click Jan Tedder resume to review bio and CV of creator of HUG Your Baby courses.


Approved for 6 Contact Hours credit (from NC Nurses Association, ICEA, DONA, and CAPPA) until 3/1/2020.



Purchase Course: CLICK HERE to create “New Account” and purchase course.

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