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We can offer your healthcare organization a variety of options to support you in your plan to become Baby Friendly.
This cost-effective, prenatal breastfeeding education curriculum is a simple, easy to use tool to educate mothers on the benefits of breastfeeding.
Download Feeding Cues Posters Here. Available in English, Spanish, Chinese, Vietnamese and Korean.
Your facility can make a commitment to improve infant feeding policies, training and practices by embarking on the 4-D Pathway to Baby-Friendly Designation. This program was designed to aid facilities in achieving the world-class Baby-Friendly® designation.
For doulas and infant postpartum care providers (baby nurses), lactation consultants, or anyone who is interested to learn more. Offers 18 IBCLC CLE units. The course teaches breastfeeding from the baby’s perspective for those who care for the mother and baby in the early postpartum period. The class discusses how to meet the mother’s needs as well as the infant’s needs in preserving breastfeeding goals for the family.
Web based “Breastfeeding Basics” course directed at health professionals. Breastfeeding Basics is an academic, non-commercial, short course on the fundamentals of breastfeeding. It is geared primarily for the medical practitioner, although anyone is welcome to browse or take the course.
Their mission is to create a system for benchmarking and performance improvement activities for perinatal care throughout California.
Below are the three vendors that providers can contact to dispense breast pumps to Health Net Medi-Cal members in CA.
Pumping Essentials: (866) 688-4203
Hygeia II Medical Group, INC. (714) 515-7571
Simply Mama: (805) 541-1462
The Office on Women's Health leads a wide range of activities and programs that inform and advance policies, educate the public and health professionals, and support innovative programs regarding breastfeeding and other topics.
The Regional Hospital Breastfeeding Consortium (RHBC) consortium is co-hosted by BreastfeedLA and the County of Los Angeles Department of Public Health.
Data & Reports from the California Department of Public Health and the Center for Disease Control and Prevention
A peer-reviewed and fully referenced database of drugs to which breastfeeding mothers may be exposed. Among the data included are maternal and infant levels of drugs, possible effects on breastfed infants and on lactation, and alternate drugs to consider.
Evergreen Perinatal Education is committed to providing quality education and consultation to organizations, healthcare professionals and individuals working with expectant and new families, to ensure that new mothers have access to knowledgeable, compassionate and supportive resources throughout their childbearing journey.
A University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey guide providing information on important questions to ask mom, concerns that may arise, and guidance and intervention for those concerns in the prenatal, peripartum and postpartum mother and child.
ILCA is responding to and adapting to local and worldwide lactation priorities with the goal of advancing breastfeeding on the global agenda.
Growth charts consist of a series of percentile curves that illustrate the distribution of selected body measurements in children.
This learning center will provide everything needed to train health care workers to support breastfeeding moms.
These short breastfeeding videos are great to play in clinic waiting rooms. They come in both English and Spanish.
The major in Maternal Child Health/Lactation Consulting provides an evidence-based program for the lactation professional. Graduates will be qualified to counsel expectant mothers and mothers of young infants about best practices for the care and feeding of the young infant, and may also be qualified to provide instruction for and/or make presentations to the medical profession and community, governmental, and non-profit agencies.
This online Breastfeeding Training Course will provide health professionals with detailed information regarding the theory and practice of lactation management.The course hopes to encourage health care professionals in all specialties to become teachers and supporters of breastfeeding and lactation management.
The New Revised 3rd Edition of Wellstart’s Lactation Management Self-Study Modules, Level 1 is a complete educational tool that is downloadable without charge.