BirthWell Partners Breastfeeding Training:
Encouraging and Supporting Breastfeeding When it’s Not the Norm
WHEN: Monday October 27th, 2014 and Monday April 20th, 2015 8:30 am – Noon
WHERE: Gold’s Gym Vestavia 1090 Montgomery Hwy, Birmingham, AL 35216
Presented by Dalia Abrams, M.A., M.P.H., CD(DONA), LCCE, CLC
This three hour training will meet DONA‘s breastfeeding class requirement (item # 5 here) for birth doula certification. It will also count as three points toward the 15 contact hours needed for DONA recertification. Applied for 3.8 Nursing CEUs (if you need L-CERPs please let us know so that we can apply for them)This training will present the Trans-Theoretical Model of Change as a framework for addressing barriers to breastfeeding, maximizing influence to promote breastfeeding and for supporting continued breastfeeding success.
Participants will learn how to:
-provide information about breastfeeding using effective language
-encourage mothers to shift their decisional balance toward breastfeeding
-teach skills to get breastfeeding off to a good start
-identify support for initiation and for continued success
-identify an effective latch and feeding pattern
-provide anticipatory guidance and support
Who should take this class? Birth and postpartum doulas, labor and delivery nurses and pediatric nurses, WIC providers, childbirth educators, LaLeche League Leaders, lactation specialists, ICAN leaders, and anyone who works to support new mothers.
(Applied for 3.5 nursing CEUs, inquire about CERPs)
Download a registration form (pdf, or word file) ,
complete and send it in with your $40 payment to:
976 Linwood Rd.
Birmingham, AL 35222