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Mon, Jun 27


Zoom Webinar

HBFI Breastfeeding Level I

Breastfeeding Level I is a WHO/UNICEF course. This two day introductory course explores, promotes and supports human lactation and breastfeeding through examining current evidence-based, best practice.

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HBFI Breastfeeding Level I
HBFI Breastfeeding Level I

Time & Location

Jun 27, 2022, 5:30 a.m. – 5:35 a.m.

Zoom Webinar

About the event

Course Overview:

  • 2 day course (WHO/UNICEF competency-based model)
  • 9:30 am to 3:30 pm daily for 2 consecutive days
  • 12 L CERPs
  • Pre-requisite: None


Kathy Venter - RN, IBCLC


Any health care worker/volunteer that provides care/support in a maternal and child health setting and is looking for education in human lactation and breastfeeding.

Goals & Objectives:

  • The establishment of an enabling environment to protect, promote and support breastfeeding.
  • Institutional practices that support and respect mothers informed decisions around infant feeding in accordance with the updated Baby-Friendly Hospital Initiative (2018).
  • Increased capacity and commitment among health care and support workers to support breastfeeding women through evidence-based practice.
  • Increased capacity and commitment to implement the International Code of Marketing of Breastmilk Substitutes and all relevant subsequent WHA Resolutions.

Course Content:

  • Anatomy & physiology, biochemistry & immunology
  • Breastfeeding and primary health care
  • Practical breastfeeding skills
  • Breastfeeding and illness of Mother/baby
  • Challenges & special circumstances
  • What formula feeding parents need to know.
  • Expression & storage, human milk banking
  • Introduction to BFI and the WHO Code.

Registration is not complete until payment has been received. Courses are held virtually on Zoom


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