Tuesday, October 20, 2009

The Lactation Academy invites you to attend our 20-Hour Breastfeeding Course

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).

October 30, 31, Nov 1, 2009 ~ Syracuse, New York ~ Register Today!!

For Complete Details, visit us on the web: www.thelactationacademy.com

Other areas in the works for 2010: Albany, NY, Ithica, NY, Utica, NY, Buffalo, NY, Poughkeepsie, NY, Boston, MA, Binghamton, NY, Hartford, CT, Portland, OR and Long Island, NY.

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 20 Contact Hours 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@thelactationacademy.com


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 a $100 deposit to Jeannine Jacobs, B. A., CLE, CLC, 90 Sprague Avenue, Middletown, NY 10940. Registrations should 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 www.cappa.net or PayPal. Payment plans, discounts and scholarships are available. For registration forms, please visit: www.thelactationacademy.com


Connect With Emerging Families ~ Support Women-Centered Care


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

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