Thursday, September 03, 2009

20 Hour Breastfeeding Course

Complete both the 20 Hour Breastfeeding Course in Support of the BFHI and the CAPPA Certified Lactation Educator Workshop at once!

Connect With Emerging Families

Diversify your practice for these challenging economic times.
Special: register and pay in full by September 7, 2009 and receive a $50.000 discount

Dates: October 23-25, 2009
Location: Englewood, CO
Times: 8:30 am-5:30 pm both days
Cost: $375.00

Payment Plans Available
To register:

Take the first step in becoming a CAPPA Certified Lactation Educator (CLE) by attending a workshop in your area, taught by veteran pre/postnatal educator Laurel Wilson. Laurel has been working with families in the childbearing year for over thirteen years as a doula, educator and prenatal yoga teacher. She serves as the CAPPA Director of Lactation Programs. She trains Labor Doulas, Childbirth Educators, and Lactation Educators for CAPPA.

Sample of 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
Successful Starts with Breastfeeding
Teaching To Adult Learners
Ten Steps to Baby Friendly
Working with the Hospital
Maternal/Infant Challenges
Pumping/Expressing Breastmilk
Medications and Mother’s Milk
Fathers/Partners and Breastfeeding
Marketing Your Practice
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
To understand what BabyFriendly is, see
For more information on the specific trainings, see

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