Los Angeles: Health & Safety in the Baby-Friendly Hospital Environment


Families, hospitals, and providers have one thing in common: making infant safety a priority.  Balancing safety with changing processes and procedures in a hospital can sometimes be a challenge.  As we work toward a Los Angeles where ALL babies are born in Baby-Friendly designated facilities, we offer this seminar to increase knowledge about keeping babies safe while implementing the Ten Steps to Breastfeeding Success.

Please join us on Tuesday, Feb 21, 2017 from 9am to 4pm to learn more about:

Skin-to-Skin: Reducing the Rate of Sudden Unexpected Postnatal Collapse (SUPC) with Connie von Kohler, MSN, RNC-OB - the latest research and strategies for ensuring that babies and postpartum women are appropriately supported during skin-to-skin contact Changing Course: When Alternate Care Plans are Needed with Susan Aldana, IBCLC - knowing when and how to intervene when breastfeeding problems arise The Ins and Outs of Milk Expression and Alternate Feeding Methods with Denise Parker, IBCLC - helping parents with skills and techniques for expressing milk and feeding babies without bottles Clear Communication: Guiding Families Toward Their Breastfeeding Goals with Christine Staricka, IBCLC - counseling skills and scripting to support optimal breastfeeding  We will also feature a live call-in from Baby-Friendly USA's Clinical Director to discuss timely and relevant safety concerns and the evidence supporting the Ten Steps. 5 L-CERPs (for IBCLCs) and 5 CEUs will be awarded for attending this learning opportunity.  When you register early, you receive the best value on our seminars!  Earlybird Registration is now open. DOWNLOAD BROCHURE  Location and Parking This seminar is located at Dignity Health California Medical Center. Cancellation Policy Written cancellations received one week prior to the event will be granted subject to a $5 fee. No refunds after this date. Continuing Education Credits (offered at no additional charge) Registered Nurses: BreastfeedLA is an approved provider by the California Board of Registered Nursing. This course offers 5 contact hours of continuing education will be offered. BreastfeedLA’s provider number is CEP 16435. Licensee must maintain certificate for a period of four years. Lactation Consultants: BreastfeedLA is an approved Long-Term Provider by the International Board of Lactation Consultant Examiners #CLT113-36. 5 L CERPs will be awarded.  


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