Breastfeeding Basics: Benefits, Support, Tips, and Concerns

$6.00 | CE Hours:2.00 | Beginning

 

CEU Course Description

Breastfeeding helps to establish a secure and loving relationship between the mother and her infant and offers many other positive benefits.  This CEU course provides information on the benefits of breastfeeding, factors affecting the decision to initiate or continue breastfeeding, methods to support breastfeeding mothers, practical breastfeeding techniques and tips, planning for time away from the infant, common concerns, and use of cigarettes, alcohol, other drugs, and certain beverages while breastfeeding.

Article Author:  Donna Blum-Kemelor, MS, RD, LD
Exam writer:  Patricia Hocking-Walker, M.S. (Psychology)

CEU Course Objectives

1.  Enumerate the factors that have a significant impact on a mother’s decision to initiate or continue breastfeeding.

2.  Explain the primary barrier to breastfeeding for women of all backgrounds and in all regions of the country.

3.  Examine how often a newborn infant should breastfeed.

4.  Elucidate early signs of hunger.

5.  Identify the most important indicator of whether an infant is receiving sufficient milk and breastfeeding effectively.

Social Work Approval

Social Work CE Credit for this course is offered with the following approvals. Many state boards of social work will accept the approvals listed. Provider Approvals by state and license type can be found here.

  • Quantum Units Education is approved by the California Association of Marriage and Family Therapists, CAMFT Provider #89970, to sponsor continuing education for LMFTs, LCSWs, LPCCs, and/or LEP. Quantum Units Education maintains responsibility for this program/course and its content.
  • Florida board for Social Workers (Quantum 'immediately' reports CE Credits to Florida licensees)
  • Texas Board of Social Workers
  • ACE credit is not offered for this course. A list of courses offering ACE credit can be found here.

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Added On: 2017-07-28

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