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NICU Basics


Provide NICU Care With Confidence

Price: $99.00 USD

Cutting edge science proves that human milk for NICU infants saves vulnerable lives – it is more akin to medicine than food. Designed for nurses and lactation consultants, this bundle includes eight courses and 4 videos covering the essentials of breastmilk feeding and breastfeeding for NICU infants at every stage, taught by the best-known professionals in NICU practice today. You will leave equipped to guide NICU parents through every step in providing and feeding their own life-saving human milk to their ill or preterm babies.

8 Courses With Expert Instructors

  • Short Stay in the NICU
  • Informed Feeding Decisions for NICU parents
  • Establishing and Maintaining Milk Supply
  • Breastmilk Management in the NICU
  • NICU Mother Care
  • Transition to the Breast
  • Establishing Enteral Feeding
  • Planning for Discharge

Course Instructors

  • Robin Didozak RNC-NIC BSN IBCLC
  • Sabrina Ganaway RN IBCLC
  • Valerie Goodman RN BSN IBCLC
  • Vergie Hughes RN MS IBCLC FILCA
  • Willow Merchant RN MSN BSN IBCLC

4 Videos with Globally-Recognized Leaders

Valerie Goodman, RN, BSN, IBCLC, is founding member of the Breastfeeding Medicine Program at the University of Virginia Medical Center and the author of BreaSteps, a cutting-edge approach to breastfeeding the premature infant. Enjoy three videos with Goodman: PTSD NICU Video, which explores the experiences of NICU parents with trauma; Skin to Skin in the NICU, which documents a 20-year follow-up of individuals who received skin-to-skin care in the NICU, showing incredible effects on health, cognitive, neurological, and social outcomes; and Two Dads in the NICU, featuring the often-invisible experiences of fathers with NICU babies.

Vergie Hughes, RN, MSN, IBCLC, FILCA, has been a lactation consultant for more than 25 years, has served on the IBLCE Board of Directors and exam writing committee, and has taught classes for both professionals and parents. She has worked in a variety of settings, from hospitals to private practice, as a clinician, researcher, and teacher. She shares SUPC: Sudden Unexpected Postnatal Collapse, a video exploring this relatively new diagnosis, which can affect both newborns with known risk factors and apparently healthy newborns.

This Course Awards:

  • 6 L-CERPs
  • 6 Nursing Contact Hours
All Topics Covered
Development and Nutrition
Physiology and Endocrinology
Psychology, Sociology, Anthropology
Clinical Skills