Tuesday, December 02, 2008

Nourish A Child.org Lactation Training Workshop

Nourish A Child.org is proud to announce our new schedule for 2009!

Updated for 2009, the new 18-Hour Lactation Workshop is now approved by UNICEF and BabyFriendlyUSA and include the 10 Steps for Successful Breastfeeding ...these EXTENSIVE 3 - DAY Lactation Workshops are taught by the professional faculty of CAPPA (the Childbirth and Postpartum Professional Association).

**2009 SPRING Schedule**

January 16-18th, 2009 in Albany, New York
April 17-19th, 2009 in Buena Vista, Virginia
May 1-3rd, 2009 in Laurel, Maryland

Other areas in the works: Syracuse, NY (July 24-26), Buffalo, NY (August 14-16), Poughkeepsie, NY (Aug), Boston, MA (Sept 11-13), Binghamton, NY (Oct 16-18) , Hartford, CT (Nov 13-15) and Long Island, NY (Dec 11-13).

Take the first step in becoming a CAPPA Certified Lactation Educator OR just increase your knowledge in the area of breastfeeding! Your organization may accept up to 15 CEUs for attending!

Perfect for Labor and Postpartum Doulas, Midwives, Childbirth Educators, Nurses, other Allied Medical Professionals and anyone who wants to help mothers breastfeed.

Workshops are forming right now and we are in need of hosts! If you are interested in bringing a workshop to your area, you could receive free or discounted tuition. Please contact me today!

CAPPA faculty member for New York: Jeannine Jacobs, B.A., CLE 518-588-4343 or jeannine@nourishachild.org


What You Will Learn:
· Goals/Roles of the Lactation Educator
· Historical Look at Breastfeeding
· Anatomical, Physiological, & Hormonal Aspects of Lactation
· Benefits of Breastfeeding/ Hazards of Formula Feeding
- Ten Steps to Successful Breastfeeding
· Working with the Hospital
· Maternal/Infant Challenges
· Pumping/Expressing Breastmilk
· Medications and Mother's Milk
· Fathers/Partners and Breastfeeding
· Teaching To Adult Learners
· Marketing Your Practice and more…

Benefits of this program:
· You can teach in a variety of settings, from private classes to hospital
· You will understand the necessity of advocacy, promotion and support of breastfeeding
· You will be able to market and target your audience
· You will begin the process of certification with CAPPA

For complete certification information, see www.cappa.net
For more information about the Baby-Friendly Hospital Initiative, visit: www.babyfriendlyusa.org

To complete registration, please mail application form and $100 to Nourish A Child.org, c/o Jeannine Jacobs, 1142 Waverly Place, Schenectady, NY 12308. Payment must be made in full at least 2 weeks before workshop date or according to arrangements with the trainer. No refunds, though payment can be transferred to another course taught by Jeannine Jacobs within 12 months. Payment can also be made by credit card through www.cappa.net or PayPal. Payment plans and scholarships available. Registration forms can be found under Class Schedules at http://www.nourishachild.org/upcoming_classes

Connect With Emerging Families ~ Support Women-Centered Care


About the trainer:
Jeannine Jacobs, B.A., CLE is the owner of Nourish A Child.org in Schenectady, New York. Jeannine has been working with breastfeeding mothers since 2003 as an advocate, educator and peer-counselor.

Her professional interests include education's effect on breastfeeding success and duration, mother-to-mother support and the impact of mainstream marketing practices on breastfeeding. www.nourishachild.org

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