This collection of frequently asked questions (FAQ) provides brief answers to many common questions about FEDANT, our regulatory role and our services.

What if someone is not coming up on the register but they have given me a registrant number?

If the registration number is not showing on the searchable area of the National Register, please contact who will be able to guide you further.

Are FEDANT registrants insured?

Yes, all registrants have public liability and professional indemnity insurance.

How can I find a qualified Antenatal Educator, Breastfeeding Counsellor or Doula?

Please visit Find a Registered Professional and enter your postcode or address to find your nearest Registrants.

How do I check a National Register Entry number?

Please visit Check a Registration and enter their National Register number and surname, the details returned should match those provided.

What is the Federation of Antenatal Educators?

The Federation of Antenatal Educators (FEDANT) is the national regulatory body for Antenatal Educators, Breastfeeding Counsellors and Doulas in England, Wales, Scotland, Northern Ireland and the Islands. We administer the profession standards for education, to make sure Antenatal Educators, Breastfeeding Counsellors and Doulas have the right skills and qualities to be entered onto the National Register. It is the role of the regulator to ensure that individuals admitted to the National Register are competent to practice.

Can someone who is not FEDANT registered use the FEDANT logo?

No, it is illegal for anyone not holding National Registration in good order to represent themselves as a FEDANT Registrant.

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