Lactation Management Training: From Novice to Expert

The first few days after delivery is the critical time to start successful breastfeeding. Maternity nurses may want to be the expert bedside resource for mothers. Here is a great resource to improve their knowledge!

Create a team to provide the best support for your breastfeeding moms. The Breastfeeding Resource Nurse will be at the bedside to give guidance and trouble-shoot as needed. Train several of these specialists to assist your Board Certified Lactation Consultants.

The Breastfeeding Resource Nurse Online

45 Nursing Contact Hours, L-CERPs and CPEUs awarded

Buy Now $645

The Certified Breastfeeding Specialist CBS™ credential is awarded for completion of this program.

Course Syllabus:
  • Anatomy and Physiology
  • Composition of Human milk
  • Nutrition during Lactation
  • Initiating Breastfeeding: Facilitators and Barriers
  • Essentials of Positioning and Latch-on
  • Initiating Breastfeeding: A Biological Perspective
  • Counseling Skills
  • Impact of culture
  • Breast Pumps and Manual Expression
  • Breastfeeding Multiples
  • Jaundice
  • Breastfeeding the Infant with Medical Challenges
  • Breastfeeding the Late Pre-term Infant
  • Breastfeeding the Premature Infant
  • Formula feeding
  • Maternal Disease in Lactation
  • Infectious Disease in the Breastfeeding Mother
  • Maternal Recovery
  • Engorgement and Mastitis
  • Augmentation and Reduction Surgery
  • Drugs and the Breastfeeding Mother
  • Herbals and the Breastfeeding Mother
  • Clinical Skills Videos
  • The role of the Breastfeeding Resource Nurse
Female doc and baby
2 Dr with clipboard
Bedside help

The textbook Breastfeeding and Human Lactation, 5th Ed is required, and is sold separately.

Check out our bookstore for recommended books for your professional library or office

Group discounts available. Call 443-203-8553 or e-mail This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. for information.


We also offer bundles of courses from 15 to 20 credits.
Check out our enriched 90 hour course and 45 hour bundles, get all of your required hours in one place!

L-CERPs and E-CERPs are awarded by the International Board of Lactation Consultant Examiners.
Lactation Education Resources, Long-term Providership CLT 109-31.

Lactation Education Resources is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation. Providership #P0519.

Lactation Education Resources is accredited as a provider of continuing dietitian education by the by the Commission of Dietetic Registration #LA002

Requirements to receive Contact Hours/Criteria for successful completion includes viewing each lesson slide in its entirety and completion of quiz or post-test.

All individuals in a position to control content have signed a Conflict of Interest Statement and have no conflicts to declare.

Lactation Education Resources adheres to the World Health Organization Code on Marketing of Breastmilk Substitutes