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Breastfeeding Friendly Child Care
May 2 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pmFree
The Breastfeeding Friendly Child Care training explores attitudes, beliefs and myths around breastfeeding and provides specific procedures and techniques for how child care programs can provide a breastfeeding supportive environment for families and staff. The training will include information on:
- The importance of exclusive breastfeeding and the benefits for child, mother and the family.
- Recognizing and responding appropriately to infant feeding cues.
- How to use and when to update the infant feeding plan.
- The proper storage, labeling and preparation of human milk for feeding.
- How to appropriately introduce solid foods with continued breastfeeding for one year or longer, as desired by families.
- How to communicate with families to support breastfeeding and lactation goals.
- The benefits of implementing a breastfeeding friendly child care policy.
- Access to infant feeding resources for child care staff, parents and employers that support all families.
- The benefits of and how to apply for the new Breastfeeding Friendly Child Care Designation
Date: May 2, 2019 from 6:30-8:30
Registration Deadline: April 30th 5:00 pm
Credit Hours: 2.0