Breastfeeding 101 + Infant Sleep 101 Bundle!

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Make sure you have a solid foundation of knowledge in breastfeeding and infant sleep so you can educate your patients prenatally and answer their questions postnatally.

An understanding of breastfeeding and normal infant sleep are ESSENTIAL for all health care providers- these two courses will have you covered with the most important things you need to know.

Get Breastfeeding 101 + Infant Sleep 101 together (4.5 CE credits) and SAVE!

What you'll learn in Breastfeeding 101:

Module 1: The Importance of Breastfeeding

  • Breastfeeding's impact on the global community and the individual mother and infant
  • The risks involved with formula feeding
  • The international code of marketing for breastmilk substitutes: "WHO Code"

Module 2: Structure and Function

  • Breastfeeding anatomy and physiology
  • Infant anatomy as it relates to breastfeeding

Module 3: Breastfeeding Supportive Measures

  • Topics to discuss prenatally
  • Skin to Skin
  • Latching, positioning, and feeding management
  • How to know the baby is getting enough milk

Module 4: Factors Affecting Breastfeeding

  • Common concerns such as sore nipples, breasts, jaundice, not enough milk
  • Postpartum Mood
  • Common questions you will be asked about nutrition, alcohol, birth control, medication, illness
  • When to refer

You'll also get:

  • A downloadable course notes package
  • Links to important resources for you and your patients
  • TWO downloadable patient handouts: "Breastfeeding in my first week" & "Latching & Feeding Tips"
  • PLUS "The Top 10 FAQs I get as an ND/IBCLC" & a quick reference sheet on common herbs used during lactation.

What you'll learn in Infant Sleep 101:

Using what we know about infants through research on infant mental health, attachment, and infant's biological needs, this course covers what you need to know about infant sleep.

Module 1: History and Cultural Influences

  • How history, culture, and popular opinion shape what we expect from infants in terms of their sleep norms and needs
  • Basics of sleep training including pros, cons, and myths

Module 2: The Science of Infant Sleep

  • Attachment, Sleep cycles, Sleep needs, Infant biology related to sleep, The benefits of night waking, Why sleep training often doesn't work

Module 3: Safe Sleep Guidelines

  • Common definitions, Safe sleep practises that your patients need to be aware of

Module 4: Changes to Expect in the First Year and a Half

  • Developmental changes and their impact on infant sleep

Module 5: Naturopathic Support & Working with a Sleep Educator

  • Holistic support for parents, Supporting infants in their biological needs, How a Sleep Educator can support your patients

You'll also get:

  • A downloadable course notes package
  • An Infant Sleep patient handout
  • Links to important resources for you and your patients (including helpful apps)

Continuing Education Credits

4.5 Category A credits with College of Naturopaths of Ontario

4.5 Credits with the Oregon Board of Naturopathic Medicine

4.5 Credits with the Australian Association for Naturopathic Practitioners

** This course was created with Naturopathic Doctors in mind but is also applicable to primary health providers like Midwives. Interested in having us pursue MEAC approval? Let us know ([email protected])!! **.

Courses Included with Purchase

Infant Sleep 101 for Naturopathic Doctors
Supporting your patients through nighttime parenting
Laura Kent-Davidson, ND, IBCLC
Breastfeeding 101 for Naturopathic Doctors
What you need to know to better support your patients
Laura Kent-Davidson, ND, IBCLC

Original Price: $112

Frequently Asked Questions

When does the course start and finish?
The course starts when you want as it is a completely self-paced online course - you decide when you start and when you finish but we recommend you try to complete it within 6 months :)
How long do I have access to the course?
After enrolling, you have access to the content for as long as our school is up (years!) but we recommend you set a goal to try to complete things within 6 months :) If our other state/provincial approvals become time sensitive for any reason, we will be sure to give you 2 weeks notice and give you a certificate.