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Fundamentals of Breastfeeding: an 18 Hour Course

Presented by: WIC and Nutrition Services and the Nutrition Training Institute
Goal: The training will provide basic knowledge on composition of human milk, physiology of milk production, maternal and infant assessment, latch on and positioning, normal breastfeeding, documentation, counseling skills, breastfeeding challenges, milk supply issues, medication concerns and promotion of breastfeeding.
There is no charge for this training, but you must be registered in order to attend. Click here to register.
Please direct questions regarding this training to Kathy Mertzlufft at 573-526-4792 or by email at Kathy.Mertzlufft@health.mo.gov.

University of Minnesota's 2015 National Maternal Nutrition Intensive Course

Presented by: WIC and Nutrition Services and the Nutrition Training Institute
This two-day continuing education program focuses on the improvement of maternal and infant health through the delivery of risk-appropriate high-quality nutrition services. It is designed for dietitians, nutritionists, certified nurse midwives, registered nurses and nurse practitioners, physicians and public health professionals who serve pre-conceptual, pregnant, post-partum and breastfeeding women.
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Day One: 8:15am - 4:15pm
Day Two: 8:15am - 4:00pm
There is no charge for this training, but you must be registered in order to attend. Click here to Register.
Accreditation:
Participants attending this program are eligible for up to 11.75 contact hours of Professional Continuing Education.
Please direct questions regarding this training to Michele Bailey at 573-751-6481 or by email at Michele.Bailey@health.mo.gov.