Welcome to “Supporting Breastfeeding in the Child Care Setting.” This 2-hour 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 of Community in the core of knowledge. Other breastfeeding classes that are less than 2 hours DO NOT count for the core of knowledge.
This course has been approved by MSDE Early Childhood Division approval number CKO-380. Subject Area 2 HSN