November 18, 2022 @ 8:30 am – November 20, 2022 @ 5:00 pm
Red Cross Classroom
5297 Arrow Dr. Santa Rosa CA
Rosanne Gephart
(707) 722-5059

Most new mothers would like to breastfeed their babies, but have problems getting off to a good start. Come learn about the basics of breastfeeding! This class also enables you to help your family, your friends and others in the community. Many students have used this program to begin their education in to maternal child care as educators, doulas, nurses, birth assistants, midwives, doctors, and lactation consultants! The class provides 20 hours of classroom and on line education, as well as a skills assessment and case study portion for those who want to become Certified Lactation Specialists. 20 CEUs for the class room section and an additional 12 CEUs for the case studies.

Please email Rosanne@sonic.net or gharrelson@calwic.org for registration form help.

Participants may take the course for content only (20 CEUs), or they can continue their education with the follow-up of five breastfeeding mothers for six weeks each to receive a Certified Lactation Specialist, (CLS) certificate (32 CEUs). Consultation and support are available for participants until the course work is completed. This course meets the requirements of Baby Friendly USA and the hours within the course and during the case studies can be applied to future education requirements for becoming an International Board Certified Lactation
Consultant. (www.iblce.org).