An Introduction to Breastfeeding

When:
September 10, 2019 @ 10:00 am – 1:00 pm UTC Timezone
2019-09-10T10:00:00+00:00
2019-09-10T13:00:00+00:00
Where:
Lynebank Hospital, Conference Room 3
Halbeath Rd
Dunfermline KY11 4UW
UK

Aim:

To ensure participants are familiar with current maternal and infant nutrition guidelines, the evidence that supports them and the importance of creating supportive environments for breastfeeding.

Learning outcomes:

By the end of this course participants will have:

  • Awareness of the importance of early nutrition for health
  • Awareness of the value of breastfeeding and why breastfeeding matters
  • A basic understanding of how breastfeeding works
  • An appreciation of barriers to successful breastfeeding
  • Awareness of the importance of creating a supportive environment for breastfeeding
  • Awareness of referral pathways for additional support.

Who should attend?

Those who work with pregnant women/new mothers and families, who discuss infant feeding as part of their role. For example, health visiting team support staff, maternity services support staff, local authority staff such as: early years workers, nursery staff and voluntary sector staff.

Facilitator:

Lisa Cruickshank, Specialist Dietitian, Fife Health & Social Care Partnership

 

**Apply online here**