The Professional Education in Breastfeeding and Lactation opportunities in 2019 include a two-day workshop and five-day course. These lactation courses are sponsored by University of Minnesota Health and presented by Evergreen Perinatal Education.
May 7-8, 8 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Oct. 29-30, 8 a.m. – 5 p.m.
NOTE: Attendance is required on both days; no partial credits will be given.
This two day workshop advances evidence-based infant feeding policies and practices in the hospital or clinic. It also provides the education cornerstone for hospitals who wish to pursue the designation of "Baby-Friendly". This workshop explores the rapidly changing role of all healthcare professionals in caring for pregnant and new families and is designed to help hospitals and communities provide the basics of early breastfeeding care, with a focus on implementing The Ten Steps to Successful Breastfeeding. Presented by Molly Pessl, RN, BSN, IBCLC, FILCA, an internationally recognized expert in maternity and pediatric care and lactation. Molly is the owner and director of Evergreen Perinatal Education.Fees:
All others: $249
Early Bird Registration (before Sept. 30): $899
After Sept. 30: $949
Fairview or UMPhysicians Employees: $599
Group (three or more from same agency): $899 per person