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Objectives

  • Participants will be able to identify breastfeeding as a global health issue.
  • Participants will have knowledge of the Baby Friendly Initiative (BFI), be able to give examples from the ten steps to successful breastfeeding in order to provide a foundation for policy and practice changes.
  • Participants will be able to understand and discuss the reasons for the International Code of Marketing of Breastmilk substitutes.
  •  Participants will obtain the necessary knowledge and skills to assist mothers in obtaining their personal breastfeeding goals.

Course Details

Fall 2016 Course

Schedule:

Monday, November 7, 0845 - 1630

Monday, November 14, 0845 - 1630

Monday, November 21, 0845 - 1630


Course Facilitators:

Lucy Bray, RN, BScN, IBCLC, &

Kate Bowins, RN, BScN

Simcoe Muskoka District Health Unit

Location:

Simcoe Muskoka District Health Unit

15 Sperling Drive, Barrie, ON

Course Fee:

$25.00 per participant

Registration Contact:

Teri Kay

1-877-721-7520 ext. 7358

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