Thu, Jun 15|
Breastfeeding Level I Course
This course is designed for health workers interested in enriching their practice and supporting families to meet their breastfeeding goals. Courses are held virtually on Zoom.
Time & Location
Jun 15, 9:00 a.m. – Jun 16, 3:30 p.m.
About the event
2 day course (WHO/UNICEF competency based model)
9:00 am to 3:30 pm daily for 2 consecutive days
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.
- 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
- Intro. to BFI and the WHO Code.
Please note: Registration is not complete until payment has been received. Courses are held virtually on Zoom