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Breastfeeding Support and Promotion

Course #: 09-1046

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CE Credit Hours: 1.00 Continuing Education Credit Hours

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Course Description

CEU Course Description

Breastfeeding promotion and support efforts in recent years have diversified, not only encouraging mothers to breastfeed but also creating environments that support breastfeeding. This new focus is strategic, as women and families overwhelmingly cite breastfeeding as the healthiest option for infant feeding. Therefore, health care organizations should possess practices which both support and promote breastfeeding. With that in mind, this course provides insight into guidelines intended to assist health care organizations' staff, including providers, in implementing practices that protect, promote and support breastfeeding.

CEU Course Objectives

  1. Explore the necessary steps to establish practices which both support and promote breastfeeding.
  2. Examine ways to deliver high quality, culturally-competent breastfeeding promotion, support and care services to breastfeeding mothers and their families within clinics.
  3. Review desired outcomes of practices aimed to both support and promote breastfeeding.

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