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BFI 20-Hour Course London - October 2019

Middlesex-London Health Unit

Wednesday, 16 October 2019 from 8:30 AM to 4:30 PM (EDT)

BFI 20-Hour Course London - October 2019

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General registration for the BFI 20-Hour Course workshop goes towards material costs (print resources, lunch, and refreshments)
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This one-day practice module supplements key information from the RNAO E-learning Breastfeeding Course through interactive, hands-on activities and discussion. Content is based on the WHO/UNICEF 20-Hour Lactation Management Course and has been adapted by the Baby-Friendly Initiative Strategy for Ontario and Middlesex-London Health Unit. The workshop supports best practices in the care of prenatal and postpartum women and families around infant feeding.


Laura Dueck, BScN, RN, BFI Lead; Melissa Lonnee, BScN, RN; Heidi Reynolds, BScN, RN, IBCLC


By the end of the workshop, participants will:

1. Demonstrate increased knowledge about Baby-Friendly best practices and how they support successful breastfeeding.

2. Demonstrate communication skills that support breastfeeding women’s confidence and self-efficacy.

3. Demonstrate knowledge and skills for assisting with breastfeeding initiation and the management of common breastfeeding challenges.

4. Verbalize increased knowledge about lifestyle practices that affect breastfeeding and community resources that support ongoing breastfeeding.

5. Demonstrate increased knowledge and skills about practices that support the non-breastfeeding family.


Participants are required to have completed the RNAO E-learning Breastfeeding Course prior to the workshop. To create an account and register, visit Please bring a copy of your RNAO course completion certificate to the workshop.

Workshop Date:

Wednesday October 16, 2019


Workshop fee covers lunch, refreshments, and course materials for the day.


Have questions about BFI 20-Hour Course London - October 2019? Contact Middlesex-London Health Unit

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BMO Centre
295 Rectory Street
London, Ontario N5Z 2A7

Wednesday, 16 October 2019 from 8:30 AM to 4:30 PM (EDT)

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Middlesex-London Health Unit

The Middlesex-London Health Unit is a key part of the local health system.

Our goal is to watch for, identify and address the public health issues that can affect you, your family and your neighbours. We promote healthy living and identify community needs. Health Unit staff members work in schools and in immunization clinics; they work with families to support their needs; they also inspect restaurants and businesses that sell food, swimming pools, tattoo shops, hairdressers, nail salons, spas and more. In addition, members of this team of professionals provide dental services to people who need them, do research in our communities and work with politicians and decision makers to create bylaws and guidelines that lead to healthier communities.




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