Monday, January 26, 2009

Lactation Educator Training Workshop

Connect With Emerging Families ~ Support Women-Centered Care

Nourish A is now The Lactation Academy of New York!
We are proud to offer new workshops for 2009.

Updated and revised, the new 20-Hour Breastfeeding Course is now approved by UNICEF in support of the Baby Friendly Hospital Initiative and includes the 10 Steps for Successful Breastfeeding ...this EXTENSIVE 3 - DAY Lactation Workshop is taught by the professional faculty of CAPPA (the Childbirth and Postpartum Professional Association).

**2009 Spring Schedule**

February 27-March 1, 2009 in Albany, New York
$50 off if you register before 2/13/09!
April 17-19th, 2009 in Buena Vista, Virginia
$50 off if you register before 3/17/09!
May 1-3rd, 2009 in Laurel, Maryland
$50 off if you register before 4/1/09!

For Complete Details, visit us on the web:

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


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
For more information about the Baby-Friendly Hospital Initiative, visit:

To complete registration, please mail application form and a $100 deposit to Jeannine Jacobs, B. A., CLE, 1142 Waverly Place, Schenectady, NY 12308. Registrations must be submitted at least 30 days before workshop date. 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 or PayPal. Payment plans, discounts and scholarships are available. For registration forms, please visit:



About the trainer:
Jeannine Jacobs, B.A., CLE is the owner of The Lactation Academy 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.

Jeannine Jacobs, B.A., CLE
The Lactation Academy of New York
Private Breastfeeding Classes
Lactation Educator Certification Workshops
20-Hour Lactation Workshops for Professionals

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