1999    NVQ 3 Advice and Guidance

2000    A&Q 2 Accredited youth worker

2001    NVQ 4 Guidance and Counselling

2003    NVQ 2 Youth and Community Work

2003    Diploma (MARJON) Personal Advisor Connexions Cornwall and Devon

2008    TEFL Level 3 Teaching English as a second language

2012    CertTESOL Level 5 Trinity College London Teaching English as a second Language

2013    Breastfeeding Peer Support Training Realbabymilk

2014    Nurturing Birth Doula Course

2015    UNICEF Baby Friendly Accreditation 1-day

2015    Hospital Peer Support Training 2-day course

2015    Train the Trainer Course – Breastfeeding Peer Support Trainer

2016    UNICEF Baby Friendly Accreditation 2-day: London

2016    Sara Wickham Post term pregnancy: Exploring evidence, Inspiring confidence

2019    Mindfulness Foundation with Smiling Mind

2019    Joined the EDN – European Doula Network

2019    KG Hypnobirthing Instructor Course – currently training

DBS – current

From April 2015 til February 2017, I worked for Realbabymilk Breastfeeding as the Peer Support Coordinator for Cornwall. I was also employed by Rbm as a trainer – I had the fantastic job of training new volunteers to become breastfeeding peer supporters!

I volunteered weekly for over 4 years as a breastfeeding peer supporter at community groups and I am currently launching a new group. I am incredibly lucky to have been able to train as volunteer hospital breastfeeding peer supporter and gave much of my time to the postnatal ward at my local hospital.

After leaving Realbabymilk I went to work for the ABM – Association of Breastfeeding Mothers. I worked for the ABM from February 2017 until June 2018. During this time, I worked as a Training Project Development Manager and assisted the ABM in taking their Mother Supports and Foundation Breastfeeding Support courses and turning them into on-line training programs.

HPS certificate

Hospital Peer Support Volunteer Certificate!

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Receiving my Nurturing Birth Doula Certificate!