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Childbirth Educator Kits

Each Kit includes items most used and recommended by numerous educators across the US and Canada.  Pick and choose from the packs below and enjoy teaching...

Childbirth Educator Starter Kit
Childbirth Educator Advanced Kit
Lactation Educator Starter
Lactation Educator Advanced


Don't miss the Doula Kits or our Childbirth Teaching Models  for teaching labour and birth.


Childbirth Educator Starter Kit

The perfect kit to start your career! To start, Childbirth Educator Office includes all the business information and forms, care paths and teaching sheets you need to start your business out right.  Pregnancy, Childbirth and the Newborn by Simkin et al and The Essential C-Section Guide by Maureen Connolly provides important information all childbirth educators must have. They are also perfect for starting your library and as references for questions from students.

Childbirth Educator Office Office™ - Essential Documents for the Professional Educator

Includes business forms, care paths, teaching sheets, and much more for both new and experienced childbirth educators. Available in CD-ROM and printed format for 3-ring binder.

Pregnancy, Childbirth and the Newborn: The Complete Guide by Penny Simkin PT, Janet Walley RN BSN, and Ann Keppler RN MN

A thorough guide on all aspects of pregnancy, birth and newborn care. Includes information on what to expect during pregnancy and birth and how you can work with your caregivers to make childbirth a happy and healthy experience. Provided in a supportive, thoughtful and easy-to-read format. 1993.

The Essential C-Section Guide by Maureen Connolly

The Essential C-Section Guide" is written not only for women to read in preparation for a scheduled c-section and for those considered “ high risk” who know that a c-section may become necessary but also for women recovering from an unexpected surgical delivery. This book provides answers to important questions about what the surgery entails, what a woman can expect as she recovers, and what considerations should be made for future pregnancies and deliveries.
With frank discussions about the physical and emotional aspects surrounding a c-section, the authors share comforting wisdom about early bonding, pain control, breastfeeding, infant care, healing from surgery, postpartum exercise, partner involvement, and much more, in detail not available anywhere else.

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Description SKU # CDN USD
Childbirth Educator Starter Kit - CD KT-150a $89.00 $66.95
Childbirth Educator Starter Kit - Print KT-150b $88.00 $64.95


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Childbirth Educator Advanced Kit

To add to your Starter Kit or if you are an experienced educator, here is the perfect kit for you.  Pregnancy and Birth Poster to help students visualize different aspects of pregnancy and birth.  The Childbirth Packet is an important part of any educators handouts which are accompanied by Key Questions cards. Penny Simkin's CD Rom of Childbirth Handouts, so useful to print off and give to parents. To round out the selection, the DVD Relaxation, Rhythm and Ritual  is perfect to show students what is to be expected in the birthing process. 

Pregnancy and Birth poster

A wonderful poster outlining the journey of life in the womb, including labour and birth. Full colour. Laminated 20" x26".
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Childbirth Handouts

Each packet contains 10 Hard copy handouts based on Penny's "Pain Medications Preference Scale" and 10 Key Questions cards.

CD Rom of Childbirth Handouts

This CD-ROM includes 23 handouts used by Penny in her Preparation-for-Childbirth classes. Print off whichever selection is useful to give to your clients. With selections such as "Backache in Labour", "Guide for Birth Partners", "How Friends and Family Can Help" and many more useful topics.

Relaxation, Rhythm and Ritual: The 3 R's of Childbirth - Penny Simkin, 30 minutes

Renowned author and doula, Penny Simkin, has created this DVD to beautifully show women create their own coping skills, and how they harmonize with their partners, doulas and medical staff. This DVD contains no speaking parts, but excellently shows the true nature of birth. It is an excellent tool for childbirth educators and doulas in working with their clients.

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Description SKU # CDN USD
Childbirth Educator Advanced Kit KT-151 $116.00 $101.00


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Lactation Educator Starter Kit

Lactation Educators have a wonderful starter kit including  The Ultimate Breastfeeding Book of Answers by Jack Newman and Teresa Pitman. These wonderful books written by Canadian breastfeeding professionals. The very important book Breastfeeding Your Premature Baby and The Nursing Mother's Guide to Weaning round out your selection perfectly. Use these books towards certification and then as the beginning of your library to use as reference for students and clients alike.

 The Ultimate Breastfeeding Book of Answers by Jack Newman, MD and Teresa Pitman

New mothers are the target audience of this problem-answer formatted comprehensive guide to breastfeeding by world renowned breastfeeding specialist Jack Newman, MD and Teresa Pitman, co-author of Pregnancy and Birth: The Best Evidence.

Breast Feeding Your Premature Baby by Gwen Gotsch

This short book covers the basics: milk pumping and storage while baby is under intense observation in the hospital; working with health professionals in the care of your newborn; supplementary feedings and ensuring baby's getting enough; first feedings at the breast; kangaroo care and myriad more topics the parents of premature babies need and want to know. 1999.

The Nursing Mother's Guide to Weaning by Kathleen Huggins, Linda Ziedrich and William Sears

This book goes beyond the usual how-to approach, beginning with a fascinating (and telling) history of weaning in Western societies. The main text is a year-by-year discussion on making breastfeeding successful, despite the roadblocks that appear as babies grow....The advice given is wise, practical, and baby-friendly a nice touch. 1994.

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Description SKU # CDN USD
Lactation Educator Starter Kit KT-156 $51.00 $40.00


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Lactation Educator Advanced Kit

The perfect accompaniment to the Starter Kit, the advanced kit includes the DVD  Breastfeeding-Techniques that Work-First Attachment Vol. 1 by Geddes Productions  along with two of your choice of four Tear Sheet pads outlined below, all from Medela. Add to that 10 Breastfeeding Balloons which are perfect for showing the parts of the breast, the difference between normal, flat and inverted nipples and how to latch on baby.

Breastfeeding-Techniques that Work-First Attachment Vol. 1 

The DVD INCLUDES the additional holds everyone has been asking for…the Side-Hold & Opposite-Hand-Hold!  It also includes a section on BABY SELF ATTACHES.

Medela® Tear Sheets

Great handouts for clients or during breastfeeding or postpartum classes. Pad/100. Available in English, French and Spanish. Choose two from:


Sore Nipple Management


Breast Engorgement


Working and Breastfeeding


Collection and Storage

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Description SKU # CDN USD
Lactation Educator Advanced Kit KT-157 $98.00 $83.50


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