This one-day practical workshop supplements key information from the RNAO e-Learning Breastfeeding Course through interactive, hands-on activities and discussion. Content is based on the WHO/UNICEF 20-Hour Lactation Management course and has been adapted by the BFI Strategy for Ontario and Middlesex-London Health Unit. The workshop supports best practices in the care of prenatal and postpartum women and families around infant feeding.
Ready to become more proficient when offering breastfeeding education? This course is designed to improve the skill base, knowledge and perspectives on breastfeeding and supporting both the Baby Friendly Hospital Initiative and Mother Friendly practices. Additionally, this course begins the coursework to become a certified lactation educator with CAPPA.
Offering 24 CAPPA Contact Hours and Nursing Hours upon request. 21.5 L-Cerps available.
Transform your understanding about what breastfeeding/breast milk really is:
An irreplaceable relationship
A brain developer
A complete immune boost
An ever-changing cell structure
A living tissue
Transform your professional skills
Increase skills of care in the first hours after birth
Increase further knowledge to support continued breastfeeding
Learn unique strategies for teaching breastfeeding to families
Explore adult learning styles
Enhance your communication skills
Take the leap to explore new ways to work with families
Connect with other women who love working with moms and babies
Open your mind about new concepts surrounding breastfeeding
Take the first step to becoming certified as a lactation educator with CAPPA
Who should attend: This workshop is valuable for professionals such as Doctors, Midwives, Registered Nurses, Lactation Consultants, Doulas, Chiropractors, Pharmacists, Naturopaths, Osteopaths, Dieticians, Nutritionists, Massage therapist, or mothers giving peer support etc. and others who may want to pursue a career as a Certified Lactation Educator. It can also spark your interest into starting your IBCLC Journey.
Offering 21.25 L-CERPS and 24 CAPPA Contact Hours. RD and nursing contact hours potentially available on request.