Education Opportunities

There are many opportunities around Ontario for breastfeeding education. If you know of one that you would like to post please send an email to Webmaster and we will post it here.

Halton BFI Education Courses

Education is essential to providing knowledgeable breastfeeding support. The Halton Baby-Friendly Initiative provides Level One and Level Two 18 hour WHO/Unicef breastfeeding courses throughout the year. One day Breastfeeding Updates (refresher courses) are also held once per year.

The prerequisite for the Level Two is successful completion of Level One.

CERPs allocated by IBCLE
  • Level One breastfeeding: 18.5 L CERPs
  • Level Two breastfeeding: 16 L CERPs and 2E CERPs
  • Breastfeeding Updates course: 5.2 L CERPs

CMEs can be applied for individually by the participant.

Level 1 Course

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Level 2 course

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Guelph General Hospital

Level 2 Breasfeeding Course

Making a Difference - This 3 day course for healthcare professionals explores evidence-based best practice that protects, promotes and supports breastfeeding.

This course meets the BFI recommendations for staff education

Mondays: October 16, 23, 30 2017
8:30 am - 4:00 pm

Hosted by Guelph General Hospital with the support of the Quintessence Foundation

Medical Arts Building Assembly Hall
73 Delhi St
Guelph, ONT

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The INFACT Canada 20-Hour Breastfeeding Course

For a sound and basic training in breastfeeding support. The course is meant for any person wishing to understand the practice of and issues surrounding breastfeeding more fully. The goal of the INFACT Canada 20-Hour Breastfeeding Course is to facilitate the need to provide those working with mothers and their families the information required to adequately support breastfeeding.

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  • Facilitators:
    • Linda J. Smith, MPH, IBCLC, FACCE, FILCA
    • Elisabeth Sterken, MSc, BSc, Dt., Director INFACT Canada
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