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Join Us For The Spring 2021 North Carolina Lactation Educator Training Program

Dec 21, 2020 9:30:00 AM / by Brooke Kochanski

Three Webinars: One and One Half Days Each
February 23-24, April 7-8, and May 20-21
Plus two clinical days to be scheduled

This course targets health care professionals who work with breastfeeding mothers, and offers necessary knowledge and skills for providing basic breastfeeding management and support. These skills focus on basic prenatal and postpartum counseling, and the management of common concerns and clinical problems.

LactationEducatorProgram Spring2021The interactive training involves five days of didactic sessions, two days of clinical rotations and an independent study assignment. The clinical days will be scheduled to occur between the first two days and last 2 days of the program.

Upon completion of this knowledge program, participants should be better able to:
  • Discuss factors that contribute to the breastfeeding decision.
  • Explain the importance of optimal positioning and latch-on.
  • Identify common considerations and causes of issues with milk supply.
  • Describe hospital policies that contribute to successful breastfeeding.

View more information and register here!

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Tags: Breastfeeding, Lactation, Educator

Brooke Kochanski

Written by Brooke Kochanski

Marketing & Communications Specialist at Northwest AHEC

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