Misunderstanding baby’s behavior causes mothers to add formula, begin solids prematurely or abandon breastfeeding altogether.
Click video below for 3-minute overview of WIC and HUG Your Baby
HUG Your Baby helps WIC professionals give evidence-based information about normal child development (birth to one year) in order to:
promote breastfeeding duration
boosts parent confidence
and enhance parent-child interaction
Result results from HUG training in New Mexico
140 WIC Peer counselors completed HUG Your Baby’s Roadmap to Breastfeeding Success two-hour online course. Study participants demonstrated an:
57-90% increase from pre- to post-test scores on knowledge of baby’s behavior
57-100% increase from before- to after-course intention to teach mothers about child development
80-100% increase from before- to after-course confidence to teach parents
Published: Clinical Lactation (2018). 9(3), 108-116 article
Educational Resources (in English and Spanish) for WIC Professional:
Resources for the Parents you serve:
Roadmap to Breastfeeding Success online course:
$35 each. Group discount available.
Streaming of HUG English and Spanish video on your website:
$1,200 a year. Video in any format can be purchased for individual professionals or clinics to use.
Roadmap to Breastfeeding Success Handout:
$40 for pack of fifty. Discount for multiple orders.
Roadmap to Breastfeeding Success E-Newsletter Series:
Price (ranges from $125- 350 per month) depends on the number of patient to be registered each month.
HUG Your Baby Zoom education for Expectant Families: HUG Zoom curriculum and resources, HUG Teacher Certification and mentoring classes by Jan Tedder for those wishing to offer HUG Your Baby Breastfeeding 101 and Newborn Care 101 Zoom classes – $400 for one class or $600 for both. Group discount available.