Orange: Lactation Educator Counselor Course (5 meetings)

UC San Diego Extension Lactation Education Program

Orange, CA: February 27, 28, March 1 & May 11, 12, 2017 (5 meetings)

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Register here. Section 119952 Cost: $695

For more information: Email: Call: (858) 534-9262

This program prepares health professionals and other interested individuals to become lactation educators. It furnishes the basic information necessary to promote breastfeeding and to interact in the breastfeeding situation by assisting and encouraging the breastfeeding triad of mother, baby, and support person.

Topics include basic anatomy and physiology of lactation, early attachment of the baby, hospital care, support during the postpartum stage, common concerns and solutions, and appliances and apparatuses used in breastfeeding.

This 45 hour program meets the prerequisite requirement for the LEAARC Approved Lactation Consultant training program. At completion of the course students are "Certificated Lactation Educator Counselors."

This course is the required prerequisite to the Lactation Consultant course.

Other Credit: BRN, RD: 45 CE Hrs.  IBLCE CERP’s: 45

Credit: 4 units

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