Lactation Management Training: From Novice to Expert

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    We offer lactation specific training for everyone interested in breastfeeding!

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    ABP MOC credits are available as well!

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  • Would you like us to bring a training program to your facility?

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  • Looking for training for the Baby Friendly Hospital Initiative?

    Looking for training for the Baby Friendly Hospital Initiative?

    Courses for hospitals and individuals available!

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Infant Ready Emergency Feeding Program

 

 Infant Ready Emergency Feeding Program 

 

Improve infant, maternal and community health outcomes during and after a disaster with this convenient online course.
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1.5 L-CERPs and 1.5 Nursing Contact Hours
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 Bundles 

 

Take advantage of our convenient bundles or build your own!

 

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Guest Blog: Why Did I Become a Lactation Consultant by Gail Duilio
When I was pregnant with my first girl, I started reading about breastfeeding and its benefits where I joined also a breastfeeding group on Facebook. Gradually I get attached to the idea till I welcomed my baby girl where I breastfed her exclusively for 2 years and the breastfeeding journey was repeated with my second girl and still breastfeeding her happily!
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What is the Baby Friendly Hospital Initiative (BFHI)?

The Baby Friendly Hospital Initiative (BFHI) is a worldwide program of the World Health Organization and UNICEF, launched in 1991 following the Innocenti Declaration of 1990.

The Baby Friendly Hospital Initiative is a global effort for improving the role of maternity services to enable mothers to breastfeed babies for the best start in life. It aims at improving the care of pregnant women, mothers and newborns at health facilities that provide maternity services for protecting, promoting and supporting breastfeeding, in accordance with the International Code of Marketing of Breastmilk Substitutes.

Health facilities that meet the criteria for Baby Friendly can apply for accreditation as Baby Friendly.

Group Training for Hospitals

FirstLatch.net has been developed specifically to provide training for the Baby Friendly Hospital Initiave. For more information and how to get started please visit FirstLatch.net

If you are looking to purchase this training on an individual basis please use the following links.
Individual Healthcare Personnel Course (Nurse)

15 L-CERPs and 15 Nursing Contact Hours

Buy Now $129.00

Individual Provider Course (MD, CNM, NP, PA)

Instructor is Dana Silver MD, FAAP, FABM
3 CME's

Buy Now $45.00

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What Students Are Saying


  • I really enjoyed your online class and case studies. I will definitely suggest this class to others.

  • I am so pleased with how prepared I felt taking the IBLCE exam on Monday, 10/1. It is, in no small part, due to the excellent material in your Lactation Consultant Training Program (Enriched). Thank you!

  • I've just successfully completed the final exam! What a fabulous class! Thanks so much for offering such a convenient and high quality option for obtaining lactation education!

  • I love the course offerings and can’t wait to do more. They are so varied and interesting!!!!! Melissa

  • I've really enjoyed this course and have learned a lot, and I am already putting it to use in my daily practice as a midwife. I'll definitely recommend it to others.

  • Thanks...this had been a truly wonderful program and I have learned much more than I expected.

  • I just wanted to say how much I'm enjoying the course, I'm finding it fascinating, and am recommending it to other nurses and midwives at my new job.

  • I did enjoy all of the course. It was the most helpful of ALL the courses that I studied. LER will be my only recommendation if I am asked.

  • Thanks for everything...you have a wonderful program and I really learned a great deal

  • I just wanted to post to say thank you for the incredibly helpful websites. The women I teach will benefit greatly from the information.

  • May I say I am more than impressed with your on line course, great presentations and incredible support. I will highly recommend you to my colleagues.

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