An Introduction to Breastfeeding

When:
February 6, 2020 @ 9:30 am – 4:30 pm UTC Timezone
2020-02-06T09:30:00+00:00
2020-02-06T16:30:00+00:00
Where:
Cameron Hospital, Training Room (Training Centre)
Windygates
Leven KY8
UK
Cost:
Free
Contact:
Karen Stirling
01592 226488

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**