Participants completing the course earn 24 contact hours from the CA Board of Registered Nurses and Childbirth Professionals International.
Breastfeeding Specialists will be able to assess the mother/baby dyad for optimal breastfeeding and implement in-home support strategies through the first weeks of postpartum.
By the end of the course, students will be able to:
-Identify historical and contemporary issues relating to infant nursing practices
-Analyze the intrinsic significance and transformative experience of breastfeeding and the impact it has upon women, children, families and society
-Use breastfeeding devices to facilitate feeding infants and help women cope with breastfeeding challenges
-Evaluate supportive and non-supportive counseling strategies
-Promote the health benefits of exclusive breastfeeding
-Distinguish characteristics of proper latch and suckling
The course has 7 online modules to complete. Each module is self paced and includes videos, reading from textbook, and straight forward assignments to complete.
|1.||Historical Evolution of Breastfeeding|
|2.||Breastfeeding Support Strategies|
|4.||Basics of Breastfeeding|
|5.||Pumping, purchasing breast milk, & other options|
|6.||Breastfeeding past the first month|
|7.||Common Breastfeeding Challenges|
Available for purchase in digital format, hard copy, rental, and check your local library.
The following are included with the course
- Your Guide to Breastfeeding, by US Department Office of Women’s Health
- Breastfeeding Handbook, by Newfoundland and Labrador
Enroll in Breastfeeding Specialist Course
$495 Program Fee
Course login code will be emailed within 24 hours of enrolling
Without exception enrollment fees are nonrefundable and are not transferable to a different participant.