Breastfeeding: Successful Breastfeeding & Relationship Building

 

Purpose

The aim of this two day course is to enable participants to enhance their knowledge of breastfeeding in order to empower women to breastfeed successfully and to nurture responsive mother baby relationships.

Learning Outcomes

These study days will enable participants to: -

  • Have meaningful conversations with pregnant women and their partners regarding feeding and caring for their new baby.
  • Support responsive mother and baby relationships.
  • Appreciate the health benefits of breastfeeding and its implications for the health of the nation
  • Use their knowledge of the psycho/physiology of breastfeeding to underpin optimum clinical practice
  • Identify and use evidence based strategies which enhance breastfeeding
  • Reflect on their practice with particular emphasis on the initiation, establishment and maintenance of breast feeding
  • Deepen their understanding of the social and cultural factors which influence breastfeeding
  • Describe the role of UNICEF, Baby Friendly Initiative, the International Code of Marketing, local and regional policies and guidelines

Audience

Midwives, Health Visitors, Nurses and Healthcare Assistants who support women to breastfeed.

Method

Tutorials, groupwork and group discussion

Important Information

Following this theoretical component it is mandatory that the participant engages with an appropriate skilled facilitator in his/her clinical area, to complete a work based element enabling consolidation of learning and application in practice.

It is the responsibility of the individual practitioner to complete this component of learning.

Cost

£170.00

Please note you will be informed in advance if there is a direct cost to you or your organisation for your attendance at this programme.




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Label Dates & Times Venue Facilitator Administrator
Thursday 12 & Friday 13 October 2017
(9.00 - 4.30)
CEC - Altnagelvin Fiona Bradley
Tara Catherwood
NORTHERN TRUST STAFF ONLY Monday 20 & Monday 27 November 2017
(9.00 - 4.30)
Causeway Hospital Lyn Brennan
Tara Catherwood
Monday 11 & Monday 18 December 2017
(9.00 - 4.30)
CEC - Craigavon Fiona McCrossan
Mary Jo Chesnel
Tara Catherwood
Fully Booked
Thursday 25 & Tuesday 29 January 2018
(9.00 - 4.30)
CEC - Belfast Fiona McCrossan
Mary Jo Chesnel
Tara Catherwood
Monday 9 & Monday 16 April 2018
(9.00 - 4.30)
CEC - Craigavon Fiona McCrossan
Mary Jo Chesnel
Tara Catherwood
Tuesday 17 & Wednesday 18 April 2018
(9.00 - 4.30)
CEC - Altnagelvin Lyn Brennan
Tara Catherwood
NORTHERN TRUST STAFF ONLY Friday 11 & Friday 18 May 2018
(9.00 - 4.30)
CEC - Antrim Lyn Brennan
Tara Catherwood