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Lactation Consultation Minneapolis/St Paul


Enlightened Mama provides personalized lactation support with IBCLCs & CLECs, breastfeeding education, parent education, & support groups. We offer trainings to become a DONA Birth Doula, Lamaze Childbirth Educator, & Lactation Educator Counselor. Enlightened Mama is a safe space for community-building, evidence-based education, & unbiased support to empower individuals to feel confident & THRIVE in whatever they are doing–birth, parenting, breastfeeding, professional development, & their overall journey in life.

Doula Training in Costa Rica!

Become a doula in beautiful Lake Arenal or further your education as a birth professional! This Specialty Doula Program includes all of the DONA education requirements to become a birth doula, plus advanced training in the basics of bodywork, craniosacral therapy, massage, and positioning techniques for pregnancy, birth, and postpartum, plus amazing activities incorporated in to truly allow you to experience the culture of Costa Rica! Pura vida!

Lactation Support

Breastfeeding is fabulous, but it’s not always easy. Enlightened Mama offers a variety of breastfeeding classes, International Board Certified Lactation Consultants, Certified Lactation Counselors, and groups to build your confidence and help you achieve your personal breastfeeding goals. We offer in-home visits and in-office visits at the Minnesota Birth Center in St. Paul.

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Lactation Educator Counselor Training

Looking to further your lactation knowledge to better support families? This course offers the basic information necessary to promote breastfeeding and to provide basic counseling by assisting and encouraging the breastfeeding triad of lactating parent, baby, and support system.

Classes and Events

The greatest gift we can give one another is to form a community–a safe space to share, learn, grow, commiserate, and thrive as parents. We have created a judgement-free, loving environment with in-person groups, classes, events, and an online community to support you every step of your journey of parenthood! Welcome!

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