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Best Practices for Breastfeeding Management

Fifteen Online Training Programs to meet hospital goals and certify Breastfeeding Champions


Work at your own pace and print your own certificates when you are done.



Looking for training for your hospital? Check out Best Practices, designed specifically for hospital training.

  • Sample Program - Best Practices for Breastfeeding Management: A Course on Achieving Baby-Friendly Designation and Meeting Perinatal Care Core Measures for Hospital Staff
    $0.00
    Try before you buy. See for yourself why Marie's programs are so popular and how they can help you and your staff meet your 10 Steps training requirements and improve breastfeeding rates among your patients and clients.

  • Best Practices for Breastfeeding Management: A Course on Achieving Baby-Friendly Designation and Meeting Perinatal Care Core Measures for Hospital Staff
    Whether your hospital is going Baby-Friendly, or not, these online training programs will teach you how to improve breastfeeding rates among your patients and clients.

    Want to try before you buy? Try our sample program offered below.

    Call us at 703-787-9894 or email us for more information and pricing.

    15.2 CERPs, 15.2 Contact Hours, and 15.0 Level II CPEs

  • Session 01: Global Strategy
    $21.00
    Relate the World Health Organization's Global Strategy for Infant and Young Child Feeding and other international and domestic healthcare efforts to your local healthcare problems, policies, and practices.

    1.6 L-CERPs , 1.6 contact hours, and 1.5 CPEs at Level II

  • Session 02: Effective Communication Techniques
    $32.00
    Develop the ability to communicate effectively about choosing and continuing breatfeeding.

    2.0 L-CERPs, 2.0 contact hours, and 2.0 Level II CPEs

  • Session 03: Getting Milk from Breast to Baby
    $21.00
    Milk production, milk ejection, and milk transfer in the context of basic anatomy and physiology.

    1.4 L-CERPs, 1.4 contact hours, and 1.0 Level II CPEs

  • Session 04: Promoting Breastfeeding During Pregnancy
    $21.00
    Learn to carry out a discussion of breastfeeding that gives accurate information and facilitates the pregnant woman’s ability to acquire confidence and support for her decision to breastfeed.

    1.5 L-CERPs, 1.5 contact hours, and 1.5 Level II CPEs

  • Session 05: Birth Practices & Breastfeeding
    $21.00
    Recognize how the nurse's role and common labor and birth practices can become facilitators or barriers to exclusive breastfeeding and other positive birth outcomes.

    1.7 L-CERPs, 1.7 contact hours, and 1.5 Level II CPEs

  • Session 06: Helping with a Breastfeeding
    $32.00
    Develop targeted assessment techniques and simple corrective strategies to assist the mother-baby couplet to independently achieve optimal latch and milk transfer in the first few days of life, even in situations where anatomical or behavioral issues impede optimal milk transfer.

    2.7 L-CERPs, 2.7 contact hours, and 2.5 Level II CPEs

  • Session 07: Postpartum Practices that Assist with Breastfeeding
    $21.00
    Learn how commonly-used practices (e.g., scheduled feeding, maternal-infant separation, bottles and pacifiers, and related practices) have no basis in evidence and can be replaced with evidence-based practices that foster better health outcomes.

    1.4 L-CERPs, 1.4 contact hours, and 1.0 Level II CPEs

  • Session 08: Milk Supply, Growth, & Infant Intake
    $21.00
    Learn to choose strategies that improve milk production and infant weight gain in a variety of circumstances, from assessment through intervention.

    1.6 L-CERPs, 1.6 contact hours, and 1.5 Level II CPEs

  • Session 09: Supporting the Non-Breastfeeding Mother & Baby
    $21.00
    Learn to teach parents pertinent points about the safe preparation, handling, and storage of PIF in a home setting.

    1.1 L-CERPs, 1.1 contact hours, and 1.0 Level II CPEs

  • Session 11: Breast and Nipple Concerns
    $21.00
    Acquire a basic recognition of the concerns or conditions, and a fundamental understanding of the clinical management strategies that will foster the initiation and continuation of exclusive breastfeeding.

    1.6 L-CERPs, 1.6 contact hours, and 1.5 Level II CPEs

  • Session 10: Infants and Mothers with Special Needs
    $32.00
    Learn to separate fact from fiction on what is or isn't possible for infants and mothers with special needs, and how to mobilize resources and strategies to support breastfeeding couplets with special circumstances.

    2.5 L-CERPs, 2.5 contact hours, and 2.5 Level II CPEs

  • Session 12: When the Baby is Unable to Suckle
    $21.00
    Learn to help the mother to safely and efficiency express their milk and use a cup to feed expressed milk (own milk or donor milk) to their term or preterm infant (presuming the baby can accept oral feedings.)

    1.8 L-CERPs, 1.8 contact hours, and 1.5 Level II CPEs

  • Session 13: Ongoing Support for Breastfeeding
    $21.00
    Learn to develop and prioritize discharge planning and provide anticipatory guidance for specific breastfeeding situations that the mother may face after hospital discharge.

    1.5 L-CERPs, 1.5 contact hours, and 1.5 Level II CPEs

  • Session 14: Protecting Breastfeeding
    $32.00
    Recognize the role of healthcare providers in complying with the International Code of Marketing of Breastmilk Substitutes as a major evidence-based, ethical strategy for improving breastfeeding initiation, and continuation in the United States and other developed countries.

    2.0 L-CERPs, 2.0 contact hours, and 2.0 Level II CPEs

  • Session 15: Making Your Hospital Baby-Friendly
    $21.00
    Identify the barriers and solutions to implementation of the Ten Steps to Successful Breastfeeding that comprise the Baby-Friendly Hospital Initiative.

    1.8 L-CERPs, 1.8 contact hours and 1.5 Level II CPEs

  • Miscellaneous Fees (use only as directed)
    $1.00