Educating Providers

Providers and staff from Salud Para La Gente in Watsonville attend a Baby Behaviors training.

Providers and staff from Salud Para La Gente in Watsonville attend a training on Baby Behaviors.

To be able to support moms own knowledge and skills of breastfeeding, it is essential that providers receive education to improve their own understanding of breastfeeding.

Providers have influence within their fields of expertise and opportunities to transmit information, skills and motivation to patients, clients and colleagues.

The provider can be defined broadly as anyone who provides services to women and children. It may be the peer educator, the nurse, the doctor, the childcare provider and WIC staff.

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