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Tongue-tie

&

infant

Feeding

course

Why we created this tongue-tie & infant feeding course

This course will help you to be able to better guide and support families who have babies with tongue-tie. The advanced syllabus will support you to gain a deeper understanding of the different types of tongue-tie, the assessment processes used and the possible treatment available. You will also learn how to sign-post parents quickly and effectively to get the right help, and know the effects tongue-tie has on other areas such as feeding and speech.

 

This course may also provide some inspiration and direction to those interested in pursuing a pathway to becoming a tongue-tie practitioner.

 

Please note, this course will in no way enable you to train in division.

What you receive when you sign up to the online Tongue-tie and Infant Feeding training:

5 core training modules, which include a mixture of text, audio, videos, and quizzes to support all learning styles.

An audio version of the course that gives you the flexibility to listen to and absorb the course material on the go!

Free support through our private community, where you will have your questions answered by course tutors, which will support you not only when working through the course but also when working with families.

Ongoing support from renowned industry specialists including IBCLC and Tongue-tie Specialist Sarah Oakley, as well as a Speech and Language Therapist, Paediatric Osteopath and Dentist.

CERP’s available for this course:
OCN Non accredited – Tongue-tie & Infant Feeding Course – 5.75 L CERP’s
OCN Level 3 – Tongue-tie & Infant Feeding Course – 5.75 L CERP’s
OCN Level 4 – Tongue-tie & Infant Feeding Course – 8 L CERP’s

WHO IS THIS TONGUE TIE & INFANT FEEDING COURSE FOR?

This training is ideal for prenatal & postnatal experts… , Doulas, Midwives, Maternity Nurses / Newborn Care Specialists, Infant Sleep Consultants.

Breastfeeding Counsellors & Lactation Consultants

Professionals supporting parents with infant feeding issues and who are looking to further their knowledge in areas such as tongue-tie.

Doulas, Maternity Nurses & Newborn Care Specialists

Professionals who want to deepen their knowledge with current evidence-based practice and who want to explore options and strategies to support clients and their babies with new and unresolved issues related to having a tongue-tie.

Midwives & health Visitors

Health Professionals who support families with babies within a childcare setting, home setting or a clinic and are keen to deepen their knowledge, regarding evidence-based practice relating to infants with tongue-tie.

Infant Sleep Consultants

Professionals supporting families with sleep who want to deepen their knowledge with current evidence-based practice and who want to explore options and strategies to support clients and their babies with new and unresolved issues related to having a tongue-tie.

“This course is very comprehensive, factual and easy to digest.  I highly recommend this to health professionals and anyone supporting infant feeding”

 

Fiona Monro-Muotune IBCLC & Registered nurse & Health Visitor

What’s included in the Tongue-tie & infant Feeding CPD Course

“Our Advanced Tongue-tie & Infant Feeding Course is taught to a Level 4 standard, and you have the flexibility to complete the Level 3 or the Level 4 assessment.”

 

Emma Dewey Babyem Director

  • The definition of tongue-tie
  • Incidence of tongue-tie in infants
  • Impact of tongue-tie on infant feeding
  • Issues with screening and diagnosis of tongue-tie in infants
  • Signs and symptoms of tongue-tie
  • Assessment of tongue-tie
  • The procedure used for treating tongue-tie in infants and its history
  • Evidence supporting division of tongue-tie in infants with feeding difficulties
  • Potential complications of the procedure
  • Helping parents to access diagnosis and treatment
  • Strategies to help mothers to continue to breastfeed pre and post division
  • Fostering realistic expectations of treatment
  • Posterior tongue-ties and faux tie
  • Lip tie and buccal ties
  • Recurrence of tongue-tie – causes and prevention
  • The differences between laser and scissor division (and the myth that laser treatment is superior)

TRAINING INCLUDED WITH Level 4 Course Only ...

Candidates that book the Level 4 course, receive 3 additional bonus modules.

In this bonus masterclass, Mags Kirk explores how a tongue-tie can affect speech.

 

Mags Kirk is a Speech and Language Therapist who specialises in assessing and treating children with a wide range of speech, language and feeding difficulties.

In this bonus masterclass, Louise explores how osteopathy can support an infant with tongue-tie.

 

Louise Beland is an Osteopath and Tongue-tie Practitioner who also specializes in infant feeding issues, musculoskeletal problems in adults and children and pregnancy-related musculoskeletal problems (SPD, PGP).

In this bonus masterclass, Sarah explores how a tongue-tie can affect a child’s sleep.

 

Sarah Oakley’s background is in community and practices nursing and health visiting and is also a trained Holistic Sleep Coach.

PRAISE FROM AGENCIES

“At Nannies Incorporated we need our maternity nurses to be the best in the industry. We are continuously impressed by their level of maternity and nanny training.”

Nannies Incorporated

“We highly recommend Babyem as a maternity nurse course provider. Those with a background in childcare wishing to train as a maternity nurse should enrol.”

Maternally Yours

“We are really impressed not only with the content of the Babyem course and all that it covers, but also the teaching style and the flow of the day. “

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“Our Nanny candidates have consistently given us great feedback about Babyem, which cover a comprehensive range of skills and subjects.”

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FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

After completing the tongue-tie & infant Feeding Course you will be able to:

 

  • Answer tongue-tie and infant feeding questions that come up for clients in the pre & postnatal periods.
  • Provide information & strategies to help mothers to continue to breastfeed pre and post division.
  • Provide information on the different types of tongue-tie, the assessment processes used and the possible treatment available.
  • Appropriately refer to a Tongue-tie Practitioner or other qualified medical professional.

 

As a Babyem practitioner, you will understand that after completing the course:

 

  • You are not qualified to offer medical advice.
  • You won’t be able to complete tongue-tie divisions.

We estimate that it will take approximately 6-8 hours to complete the online learning material. If you have opted to complete the accreditation, we estimate that this will take approximately 20-30 hours of learning.

Our online Tongue-tie and infant Feeding training consists of in-depth online content based on the latest evidence, presented in a very practical way.

 

The course is tailored to varied learning styles and includes videos, text, images, quizzes and recorded presentations.

The level 3 course includes all 5 core modules outlined above. Once candidates have completed the OCN level 3 Tongue-tie and Infant feeding course, they will be required to complete the OCN Level 3 assessment paper, which consists of a number of essay-based questions. Once successfully completed, candidates will receive a level 3 accreditation through Open College Network London (OCN) in the Tongue-tie and Infant feeding.

 

The level 4 course includes 3 additional recorded modules which have been created in partnership with a Speech and Language Therapist, an Obstetrician, and a Dentist. Candidates completing the level 4 Tongue-tie and Infant feeding course are also required to complete the level 4 assessment (different from the level 3 assessment).

 

On completing this course, candidates will receive a level 4 accreditation through Open College Network London (OCN) in the Tongue-tie and Infant feeding.

Once you successfully make your payment, you will receive a receipt.

 

Within 5 minutes, you will receive confirmation that you have successfully enrolled onto the program. You will be sent a welcome email that includes your login details. Should you need additional assistance, please send us an email at info@babyem.co.uk and we can happily help you.

We understand and that’s why we offer a payment plan where you can pay in 2 instalments, which makes our Tongue-tie and infant Feeding Course really affordable.

We offer our Tongue-tie and infant Feeding Course at level 3 and at level 4.

 

In order to achieve the accreditation at those levels, you will need to complete an essay based assignment. The assessment information is located in your course, and you are then given 7 weeks to complete the assessment from the day you sign to the course.

 

Each question is approximately 250- 300 words each and relates to the topics covered during the course. Once completed, you will need to send the assessment back to us, and your work will be marked and then assessed by our awarding body Open College Network.

 

If there are any amendments to be made, we let you know by emailing you (or scheduling a call if required) and you are given extra time to make those amendments. Once your work has been successfully verified, you will receive your accreditation through Open College Network.

You are welcome to sign up to complete the non-accredited version of the course which doesn’t include an assessment. If you choose to do this, on successful completion of all of the multiple-choice questions you will be given a certificate of achievement (non-accredited).

In order to complete the Tongue-tie and Infant Feeding Course, candidates are required to have the following in place:

 

  • Internet access and a working email address
  • An up to date internet browser e.g.Google Chrome/Internet Explorer/Safari/FireFox.
  • Ability to hear audio/video via your computer
  • Use of a computer to study the course – tablets and smartphones are not advisable for studying.

Great news, we can’t wait to start working with you! All you need to do is click here which will take you to the booking page, where you can choose the right payment plan for you.

Yes! We want to make it easy for you to digest all the information!

 

Each module (topic) consists of a number of lessons, and most lessons have sub-lessons. After each of the lessons, you will be required to complete short multiple-choice questions. You are required to achieve 80% in each of the lessons to pass, however, you are able to retake those tests. Therefore, if you do not pass, you keep retaking until you do!

The quickest way to get your questions answered is to post them in the Facebook groups, which are there specifically to support you with course queries and ongoing questions when working with clients. 

 

If you have any other non-course-related queries regarding payment, tech, deadlines etc… then please contact the Babyem team and we can happily help you.

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LOUISE BELAND OSTEOPATH AND TONGUE TIE PRACTITIONER

Louise Beland is an Osteopath and Tongue-tie Practitioner who also specialises in infant feeding issues, musculoskeletal problems in adults and children, and pregnancy-related musculoskeletal problems (SPD, PGP).

Louise has contributed to the level 4 course and explores how osteopathy can support an infant with tongue-tie.

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MAGS KIRK SPEECH AND LANGUAGE THERAPIST

Mags Kirk is a Speech and Language Therapist who specialises in assessing and treating children with a wide range of speech, language and feeding difficulties. Mags has a Masters degree in Applied Behaviour Analysis and has a passion for working with children who have an Autistic Spectrum Disorder, having qualified in Talk Tools (level 3), PROMPT (bridging), PECS, Makaton level 4, Lidcombe Stammering, Verbal Behaviour (ABA), Bobath approach (Cerebral Palsy), Dysphagia management and Johansen Individualised Auditory Stimulation Therapy.

 

Mags has contributed to the level 4 course and explores the impact of tongue-tie on speech and language.

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SARAH OAKLEY TONGUE SPECIALIST

Sarah Oakley’s background is in community and practices nursing and health visiting. In 2009 she left the NHS to focus on breastfeeding and set up a private practice having qualified as an International Board Certified Lactation Consultant. In 2011 she trained at Southampton to perform frenulotomy and has done over 3000 procedures privately since. She regularly provides training for healthcare professionals and breastfeeding supporters in infant feeding and tongue tie and continues to run two breastfeeding support groups. She is a founder member and former Chair of The Association of Tongue-tie Practitioners.

About our facilitators

Our training team is diverse, interesting, fiercely intelligent and able to take the science and make it accessible with a good dose of humour!

“This course on tongue tie is very comprehensive. It addresses all the common questions, concerns and misconceptions around tongue tie in a factual and easy to digest way. I have enjoyed working my way through it and would highly recommend to health professionals and anyone supporting infant feeding. ”

 

FIONA MUNRO-MUOTUNE | Registered Nurse, Health Visitor & IBCLC

NON ACCREDITED

TONGUE TIE & INFANT FEEDING TRAINING COURSE
£ 145 PAY IN FULL
  • Access to 5 core modules
  • Flexible & Accessible
  • Certificate of Achievement
  • Lifetime access to online course content
  • 5.75 L CERP's
  • Ongoing support and mentoring through private Facebook Group

LEVEL 3

TONGUE TIE & INFANT FEEDING TRAINING COURSE
£ 185 PAY IN FULL
  • Access to 5 core modules
  • Flexible & Accessible
  • Certificate of Achievement
  • Lifetime access to online course content
  • 5.75 L CERP's
  • Ongoing support and mentoring through private Facebook Group
  • Level 3 accreditation through the awarding body Open College Network

LEVEL 4

TONGUE TIE & INFANT FEEDING TRAINING COURSE
£ 220 PAY IN FULL
  • Access to 5 core modules
  • 3 BONUS MODULES
  • Flexible & Accessible
  • Certificate of Achievement
  • Lifetime access to online course content
  • 8 L CERP's
  • Ongoing support and mentoring through private Facebook Group
  • Level 4 accreditation through the awarding body Open College Network

WHAT IS OUR RETURNS POLICY?

We offer a 14-day money-back guarantee. 

 

We are so confident in the quality of our training that we know that we are providing you with the best training in the industry, supported by leading experts.

 

However, we also want you to feel comfortable with your investment – so we offer a 14-day money-back guarantee. If you join and within 14 days and decide the program isn’t right for you, then you can request a full refund and we wish you well for the future.

 

We are confident that you will love the course and we are very excited at the opportunity to support you and be part of your journey!

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