“Certified HUG Teacher”

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


Benefits of becoming a Certified HUG Teacher:

  • 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  online program:

  • Video course instructions  and  course outline
  • Required Reading:
    • Three professional articles
    • Three HUG Your Baby blogs
  • HUG Resources for Parents update ( individual and classroom)
  • HUG Parent Visits documentation form
  • (Optional) HUG Parent Class documentation form
  • HUG Reflections documentation of your experience using HUG Your Baby
  • Post-test and Course Evaluation

Pre-requisites for becoming a Certified HUG Teacher:

  • Be a certified, licensed or credentialed  healthcare provider (such as nurse, 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)
  • Complete HUG Your Baby courses:
  • HUG video (in DVD or Streaming format) and HUG Handouts (Order HUG Handout Starter Kit if you do not already have the handouts.)
  • Document either:
    • FOUR Parent Visits
    • Or Two Parent Visits plus One HUG Class
  • Make 70% on Post-test
  • Complete Course Evaluation

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

  • Six months 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 Here 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 3/1/2018.



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

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