“Certified HUG Teacher”

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


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 NC Nurses Assn, 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  healthcare provider (such as nurse, midwife, student nurse or student midwife, OT, PT, doctor)birth or parenting professional (such as doula, nanny, parent educator, childbirth educator, infant massage educator, lactation consultant, lactation peer counselor); childcare or early childhood professional (such as teacher or assistant teacher)
  • 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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