A series of three workshops designed for Community Health Workers (CHWs). Learn from experts and CHWs about the importance of breastfeeding. Grow your knowledge and ability to help the families you serve.
The Nature of Breastfeeding
July 13, 2020 | 12 to 1:30 p.m. | Via Zoom
Learn the lifelong health benefits, how to help Moms overcome difficulties getting started and gain cultural perspectives on the importance of breastfeeding.
Speakers: Ann Oswood, Nurse Midwife, Lactation Consultant & Foua Choua Khang, CHW
The Real World of Breastfeeding
August 3, 2020 | 12 to 1:30 p.m. | Via Zoom
The role of breastfeeding in families and culture, breastfeeding and mental health and during emergencies, the role of the CHW in empowering women to breastfeed.
Speakers: Dr. LaVonne Moore, Nurse Midwife, Lactation Consultant; Shashana Craft, Indigenous breastfeeding counselor, Mental Health Home Visitor; Foua Choua Khang, CHW
Breastfeeding and Getting Back to Work or School
August 24, 2020 | 12 to 1:30 p.m. | Via Zoom
What does it take to breastfeed while returning to work or school? How do CHWs empower women to advocate for themselves to continue breastfeeding? Pumping and equipment how tos. Cultural perspectives and resources.
Speakers: Ann Oswood, Nurse Midwife, Lactation Consultant & LaSherion McDonald, CHW
To register email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Certificates of Completion are available for CHWs.