Best Practice: Breastfeeding


A Three-Day, Intensive Workshop

Questions to ask yourself or your staff

Hospital Staff
Hospital Administrators & Managers

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Course Description

This three-day course explores the rationale behind the guidelines of the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) and other international organizations. These guidelines call for the protection, promotion and support of breastfeeding. These guidelines provide a carefully considered and scientifically validated plan for assisting new families in feeding and nurturing their babies through breastfeeding.

This course is designed to be used by practitioners and healthcare facilities and provides the fundamentals for all healthcare staff to manage early breastfeeding issues with accuracy and confidence. This workshop focuses on prenatal and hospital care and is ideal staff training for The Baby Friendly Hospital Initiative (BFHI).

Course Objectives, Agenda, & Content

Education Credits

This offering has been approved by the following organizations for the respective hours of continuing education credit:

International Board of Lactation Consultant Examiners, Provider Number: CLT108-4
22.5 instructional hours on the IBLCE Exam Detailed Content Outline (for preparation for first IBLCE exam)
Commission on Dietetic Registration
Provider approved by California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider Number: CEP 14127

Dates & Locations

There are no classes scheduled at this time but if your facility is interested in hosting and scheduling this course, please Contact Us.