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Fri, May 17


Santa Rosa

MAY 17th, 18th and 19th 2024 from 8:30a- 5pm

3- Day Course Free Available to ALL The Lactation Specialist Program offers comprehensive information on breastfeeding with an emphasis on hands-on skills to enable the provider to give effective and individualized assistance to breastfeeding mothers.

 MAY 17th, 18th and 19th 2024 from 8:30a- 5pm
 MAY 17th, 18th and 19th 2024 from 8:30a- 5pm

Time & Location

May 17, 2024, 8:30 AM

Santa Rosa, 5297 Aero Dr, Santa Rosa, CA 95403, USA

About the event

Beyond the Basics: Effectively Assisting Breastfeeding Mothers

 Day 1 -  8:30 AM – 5:00 PM 

Anatomy & Physiology of the Breast,  Human Lactation, Nutrition & Breastfeeding, Properties of Human Milk and Artificial Baby Milks, Foreign Substances in Human Milk

 Day 2 -  8:30 AM - 5:00 PM 

Prenatal Factors Influencing Breastfeeding, Infant Sucking, The Immediate Postpartum Period, Use of Artificial Baby Milk When Medically Indicated, Supporting Ongoing Breastfeeding, Counseling the Breastfeeding Mother

 Day 3 -  8:30 AM – 5:00 PM 

Common Problems in the Early Days, Special Situations, Breastfeeding Techniques and Devices, Resources for Lactation Professionals, Follow-up Case Study Program


  • LSP- May 2024

    With an emphasis on evidence-based practice and practical skills, the Lactation Specialist Program will give you a solid foundation for working with mothers in many situations. From establishing breastfeeding with a normal newborn to helping a mother with challenging circumstances, Lactation Specialists work with mothers in postpartum units, newborn nurseries, NICU, freestanding birth centers, WIC programs, public health nursing programs, offices, and the home setting.

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