Lactation Education Resources provides online training for nurses and physicians for the Baby Friendly Hospital Initiative.
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.
Training for individuals
Individual Healthcare Personnel Course (Nurse and LC)
This course covers all 10 steps of BFHI.
15 L-CERPs and 15 Nursing Contact Hours
Individual Provider Course (MD, CNM, NP, PA)
This course covers all 10 steps to BFHI geared towards providers.
Instructor is Dana Silver MD, FAAP, FABM
Buy Now $49.00 USD
Individual BFHI NICU Course
This course provides training for the BFHI NICU.
20 L-CERPs and 20 Nursing Contact Hours
Buy Now $199.00 USD