Improving Family Health: The Importance of Breastfeeding (revised 2018) MOD003

Length: 1 – 1.5 hours
ETO: Parental Well Being and Stability
PDR:



Revised Summer 2018! This should be a FUN and interactive session that looks at the many advantages of breastfeeding for both baby and mother. This training explores ways to encourage and support mothers in the decision to breastfeed. Since breastfeeding can be tricky and at times and overwhelming, this training offers current information so Home Visitors can learn how to encourage a breastfeeding mother and provide answers to most of the questions an expectant mother might ask. Revised 2018 MOD203

Objectives

By the end of this training Home Visitors will be able to:

  • Gain knowledge of the attitudes and challenges surrounding the decision to breastfeed.
  • Recognize the benefits and importance of breastfeeding.
  • Explore methods to encourage and support mothers in the decision to breastfeed.
  • Practice skills to help encourage and support mothers and families in their decision to breastfeed.