Guide to Breastfeeding (Updated)

$20.00 | CE Hours:4.00 | Intermediate

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CE Course Description

For some women, learning to breastfeed can be frustrating and uncomfortable.  This CE course describes the best breastfeeding holds for newborns and how they work, answers common questions about medications and birth control while breastfeeding, offers tips for breastfeeding in public, and discusses common challenges of breastfeeding.

Author:  Office On Women’s Health.  Your Guide To Breastfeeding.  (2018, October).  Office On Women’s Health, U.S. Department of Health & Human Services.

References / Contributions by:

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Office on Women’s Health
Supporting Nursing Moms at Work: Employer Solutions
Health Resources and Services Administration’s Maternal and Child Health Bureau
The Affordable Care Act

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CE Course Objectives

1.  Conclude three signs of a good latch.

2.  Determine when colostrum changes into mature milk.

3.  Identify which supplement a baby should be on because breastmilk is not a good source.

4.  List three conditions that research suggests breastfed babies have lower risks of developing.

5.  Provide which hormone stimulates the alveoli to make milk.

6.  Summarize when a mother should not breastfeed her baby.

CE Outline with Main Points

1.  Why Breastfeeding is Important

2.  Finding Support and Information

3.  Breastfeeding Myths

4.  How Your Milk is Made

5.  Learning to Breastfeed

6.  Common Challenges

7.  Common Questions

8.  Breastfeeding a Baby with a Health Problem

9.  Breastfeeding and Special Situations

10.  Breastfeeding in Public

11.  Pumping and Storing Your Milk

12.  Going Back to Work

13.  Nutrition and Fitness

14.  Handling Stress

15.  Weaning Your Baby

16.  Tear-Out Tools



ACE credit is not offered for this course. A list of courses offering ACE credit can be found here.


CAADE Approval

This course does not have CAADE approval for CEUs.


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Added On: 2019-12-16

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