The training is written for providers who care for mothers and babies in the birthing center. Pediatric, obstetric and family medicine providers will find relevant information and suggested actions that can be applied to their office or hospital-based clinical practice.
Start with Why
This series leads with why the provider learner should approach breastfeeding promotion as a public health decision, not a lifestyle choice.
The curriculum presents the evidence-based benefits and the science of breastfeeding, while also focusing on motivating provider behavior change.
The three-hour series fulfills the requirement for provider education as part of Baby-Friendly Step 2 of the Ten Steps to Successful Breastfeeding.
The training includes a pediatric- and obstetric-specific hour to allow targeted breastfeeding management discussions.
Continuing Education Credits Provided
Providers will complete three hours of education in total. Continuing Medical Education credit is provided through the National Medical Association.
Adult Learning Principles
The series uses powerful images to promote learning and retention and create motivation.