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Supporting Breastfeeding Practices In Child Care - $15 ( members $10) 2hrs

0.2 CEUs

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.

Assessment: 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 at least 50 questions at the end of the training. Learners will need to complete the test with a minimum of 80% correctly answered questions. Upon successful completion of the training, learners will receive their certificate by email.

Core of Knowledge Awarded: To be awarded the core of knowledge hours, learners must pay in full for the class, view all material, pass all review questions, and final test.

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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: This is an online class 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. To successfully complete this online training, you need a computer with internet connection running Google Chrome web browser. You will also need speakers or headphones to hear the videos and speech accompanied with the content. For support and questions regarding the material presented in this class please contact us at onlineservices@childcareed.com. Please consult our frequently asked questions page for other questions or feel free to contact us.

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Cost: $15 ( $10) non-refundable

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