Newly-accepted Breastfeeding Counselor Applicants and Breastfeeding Counselor Candidates pay an annual education fee of $50. You can pay in installments, according to the plan arranged with Applicant Support.
To enable members to pay in increments of $5 while maintaining their membership status in good standing.
Candidate deposit on the course textbook, Counseling the Nursing Mother. Deposit is fully refunded when the book is returned in good condition to Breastfeeding USA.
In addition to becoming a member, you may also want to support Breastfeeding USA through an additional monetary donation.
Your donation helps Breastfeeding USA support breastfeeding mothers and babies.
$50 sponsors training for a Breastfeeding Counselor
$75 funds one copy of the lactation text for a Breastfeeding Counselor
$150 provides one month's professional liability insurance for Breastfeeding Counselors
$250 covers subscription fees for a lactation journal used to provide technical assistance to Breastfeeding Counselors
$750 provides start-up funds for ten new Breastfeeding USA Chapters
$1500 funds the annual cost of our website which serves both our Breastfeeding Counselors and the mothers who seek breastfeeding support.
Donors will be recognized in giving societies based on the following annual donation levels:
- Breastfeeding Friends: $1-99/year
- Neighborhood Supporters: $100-249/year
- Community Partners: $250-499/year
- Regional Contributors: $500-999/year
- National Benefactors: $1000+/year
Breastfeeding USA respects your privacy
Breastfeeding USA respects the value of your contribution
Breastfeeding USA strives to operate efficiently and to minimize fundraising and administrative costs. See our financial policy for more information.
Members will receive our e-newsletter Breastfeeding USA Horizons, which includes articles and information that nursing mothers want and need. Members may also choose to join our online discussion group to support one another. Breastfeeding USA will use the e-newsletter and discussion group to provide our members with advanced notice of program developments and news about our organization. Our members also have the opportunity to apply to become Breastfeeding Counselors.
Won't you join us today?