Training

The ABM offers a range of training options, from a short course for partners and families, to in-depth courses for mothers and professionals to enable them to support others with breastfeeding.

Team Baby: A partner’s guide to supporting breastfeeding

We know that breastfeeding is teamwork. It’s about knowing how breastfeeding works, knowing how newborns behave and knowing where to get help.

  • £5.99

ABM Mother Supporter Module

This course will ensure that you have a good knowledge of normal breastfeeding, and fill in any gaps you may have. As a Mother Supporter, you will offer support and encourage normal breastfeeding, not solve complicated breastfeeding problems.

To apply for this course please email admin@abm.me.uk. An application form must be completed before you proceed to order this course online.

  • £45.00 (includes 1 year's ABM membership)

Breastfeeding Counsellor

Eight modules by email with online and real life support. Takes approximately 2 years to complete.

Please note: The Mother Supporter module must be passed before starting Breastfeeding Counsellor training

  • £100 (plus £20 annual membership fee)

Breastfeeding Support Training Foundation Module

A course that gives you a grounding in normal breastfeeding and human lactation (for professionals or those who may not have breastfed).

  • £175.00 (includes 1 year's ABM membership)

Breastfeeding Support Training Advanced Module

This course follows a syllabus very similar to that of our in-depth breastfeeding counsellor course.

  • £725 (includes 2 years’ ABM membership)