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North Bay Parry Sound District Health Unit

345 Oak Street West

North Bay, ON P1B 2T2

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A 20-hour Breastfeeding Course for health care professionals .

About this Event

The North Bay Parry Sound District Health Unit is pleased to offer the 20-hour Breastfeeding Course for health care professionals which is based on the recent Baby-Friendly Initiative Strategy for Ontario 20-Hour Toolkit.

Any health care workers/volunteers that provide care/support in a maternal/child health setting who are looking for education in human lactation and breastfeeding should attend.

Facilitators:

Donna ter Horst and Heather Lawson

What will you learn?

• Participants will be able to identify breastfeeding as a global health issue.

• Participants will have knowledge of the Baby Friendly Initiative (BFI), be able to give examples from the ten steps to successful breastfeeding in order to provide a foundation for policy and practice changes.

• Participants will be able to understand and discuss the reasons for the International Code of Marketing of Breastmilk Substitutes.

• Participants will obtain the necessary knowledge and skills to assist mothers in obtaining their personal breastfeeding goals.

What is the date and time of the course?

November 11 - 1:00 pm - 4:30 pm (Refreshments only )

November 12 - 8:45 am - 4:30 pm (Refreshments and lunch)

November 13 - 8:45 am - 4:30 pm (Refreshments and lunch)

Location:

Nipissing Room, North Bay Parry Sound District Health Unit, 345 Oak St. West, North Bay

There is free parking in the back

Cost: $100

Please contact Eva Ranger with any questions and or dietary restrictions: 705.474.1400 ext 5449 or email eva.ranger@healthunit.ca

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