||Baby-Friendly Hospital Initiative Session 09: Supporting the Non-Breastfeeding Mother & Baby
According to the World Health Organization, “Powdered infant formula (PIF) is not a sterile product, even if it has been manufactured to meet current hygiene standards.” Therefore, pathogens, most notably Salmonella enterica and Enterbacter sakazakii in infant formula have caused severe illness and even death. In 2002, the United States reported an incidence rate of 1 per 100,000 for E sakazakii and 139.4 cases per 100,000 infants for Enterbacter sakazakii. In 2005, the World Health Organization has therefore developed guidelines for the safe preparation, handling and storage of powdered infant formula (PIF). Most recently, hospitals that are trying to earn the Baby-Friendly Hospital designation are required to train all staff to teach parents how to prepare infant formula.
This Program is Best For:
- Lactation consultants
- Anyone in a position to promote breastfeeding with pregnant women.
- Lactation Counselors
- Childbirth Educators
Love to learn at your own pace? This learning program is for you! You can take it along with you on your MP3 player, and re-play as many times as you wish!
- Downloadable MP3 audio file
- Electronic multiple-choice post-test
- Downloadable and Printable Certificate of Completion in PDF format
The number of hours needed to complete this program is approximately 1.
- Baby-Friendly Hospital Initiative Session 09: Supporting the Non-Breastfeeding Mother & Baby
This program expires two years from the date of purchase. Program expiration dates can be extended at the discretion of Breastfeeding Outlook.
Continuing Education Credits Included:
This program will be loaded onto your My Account page within 10 minutes of purchase. Login to your account and click on the "My Account" tab at the top of the page.
- 1.1 L-CERPs
- 1.1 contact hours
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