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Hear from Your Peer: Training Opportunities to Support Breastfeeding Among the Healthy Start Community

May 17, 2016 @ 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm

This webinar aims to provide Healthy Start grantees with an overview of breastfeeding training certifications and professional development opportunities for staff to support breastfeeding among their program participants. During the webinar, presenters will describe the requirements for both International Board Certified Lactation Consultant (IBCLC) and Certified Lactation Counselor (CLC) training. Additionally, lived-experience examples of each of these training pathways will be shared, along with the value of partnering with WIC and community breastfeeding support groups. Key considerations for fostering trust, humility, and respect among clients to support breastfeeding will also be part of this informative presentation.

Webinar Materials:

Cultural Competence
Health Equity

Improve Women's Health
Promote Quality
Strengthen Family Resilience

Father/Partner Parenting Involvement
Father/Partner Prenatal Involvement
Initiating Breastfeeding
Postpartum Visit
Sustaining Breastfeeding


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Hear From Your Peer

This project is supported by the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) under grant number UF5MC26845 titled Supporting Healthy Start Performance Project for grant amount $2,513,118. This information or content and conclusions are those of the author and should not be construed as the official position or policy of, nor should any endorsements be inferred by HRSA, HHS or the U.S. Government.

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