Supporting Breastfeeding Practices In Child Care - online course

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Supporting Breastfeeding Practices In Child Care - $15 (V I P pricing $10)

IACET accredit provider CEUs

0.2 CEUs

Course Description:

Welcome to "Supporting Breastfeeding in the Child Care Setting." This 2-hour online course will help you better understand the benefits of breastfeeding and how to support mothers who want to continue breastfeeding their children after returning to work or school. In addition you will learn the proper handling, storing, and feeding techniques for breast milk. This course meets the requirements for breastfeeding training for the Maryland State Department of Education. Please be aware that this training counts for 1 hour of Health, Safety, and Nutrition and 1 hour Community in core of knowledge. Other breastfeeding classes that are less than 2 hours DO NOT count for core of knowledge.

Learning Outcomes:

By the completion of this training, students will be able to:

1) Identify breastfeeding support requirements under COMAR regulations.
2) Identify the importance of being sensitive to those who decide not to nurse.
3) Identify examples of how to share breastfeeding policies/ breastfeeding support to families and staff.
4) Recognize how to store, handle, and feed mother's milk.
5) Identify that breast milk is not a biohazard.
6) Identify examples of a welcoming environment that encourages mothers to breastfeed after returning from work or school.
7) Recognize ways to incorporate learning activities in the classroom that would normalize breastfeeding.
8) Identify how additional resources can be provided into your program.

Prerequisites: Anyone 16 years of age or older is eligible for admission. English competency is required.

Disclosures: This training references baby formula. H&H verified that none of the staff involved in designing and producing this training holds interests in commercial entities producing baby formula or breast milk substitutes.

Learning Methodology: Online material will be presented in the form of slides, accompanied with speech. Videos will be used to demonstrate ideas and concepts. Charts and tables will be used for illustration.

Prerequisites: No prerequisites are required for the completion of this course.

Proprietary or conflict of interest disclosure: Unless otherwise stated in the course description none of H & H subject matter experts and editor has any conflict or proprietary interests related to the material they prepared in this course.

Logistics/Required Technology: A stable internet connection is required for the completion of this course. Users are highly encouraged to take their online course on Google Chrome on either a laptop or desktop computer. Speakers and/or headphones are also required to hear speech.

Learning Assessment Method: Learners will be assessed through questions after every section is completed. Learners will not be allowed to proceed to the next section of the training until all questions have been answered correctly. Learners will be presented with a final test composed of true/false and multiple choice questions. Upon successful completion of the training, learners will receive their certificate by email.

Criteria to earn CEUs:
Certificates are awarded when the following criteria have been met by the learner:
  1. Class has been paid in full
  2. All material has been reviewed
  3. All review questions and final test have been completed with a passing score of 80% or higher.
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Payment Policy:
Payments need to be made in full. No refunds will be issued after starting the class.
Please read carefully:

You are purchasing a session of an online training that includes online assessments. Your certificate will be emailed to you once you pass the final exam with a passing grade of 80%.

Your certificate will bear the name you provided to us when you signed up. For support and questions regarding the material presented in this class please contact us at Please consult our frequently asked questions page for other questions or feel free to contact us.

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Topics / Categories

Health, safety and nutrition

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