Webinar – Filling the Gap: Infant Feeding in the NICU and COVID-19 Considerations


No CEUs are provided for this webinar after April 27, 2021.

Note: This webinar was conducted at the start of the pandemic and recommendations presented may have changed.

Click here to access the full session recording.

Email californiabreastfeeding@gmail.com if you would like to receive continuing education after viewing the webinar.

  • Inland Empire Breastfeeding Coalition is  approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider #CEP 16234, for (1) contact hour for the webinar. This certificate must be retained by the licensee for a period of four years.
  • Inland Empire Breastfeeding Coalition is an approved Long-Term provider by the International Board of Lactation Consultant Examiners (IBLCE) #CLT112-06. This webinar provides (1.5 L) CERPS.

Dr. Paula Meier Bio
Fact Sheet on COVID-19 Addresses NICU Concerns for parents  (English)  (Spanish)

TaNefer L. Camara Bio

Objectives: By the end of the webinar, attendees will be able to: 

  • Apply the science of the mechanisms of protection of other viral illnesses of the mother-birthing person and how human milk protects the baby.
  • State the significance of promoting breastfeeding and expression of human milk in the NICU setting and when there is mother-birthing person/baby separation.
  • Explore best practices to support pump-dependent mothers and birthing people.
  • Describe how to establish and maintain milk supply during mother-birthing person/baby separation.
  • Provide instructions on safe handling and storage of human milk for COVID-19 positive and PUI birthing people in the hospital and at home.
  • Share resources and tools to maintain a human milk diet and support the use of pasteurized donor human milk.
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