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OCN Breastfeeding Skills, including Infant Nutrition

This highly respected accredited breastfeeding course is designed for anyone who wishes to deepen their knowledge of breastfeeding and for those wanting to support women who are breastfeeding. It is suitable for those with little or no experience/knowledge of breastfeeding. This courses is accredited at level 3 through OCN

Course details: Positioning and attachment, Observing and assessing a breastfeed, Educating and supporting women, Milk supply, Refusal to feed and common problems, Teaching hand expression, Expressing, Returning to work, Alternative ways to feed a baby breast milk, Effects of medication when breastfeeding, Getting support, breastfeeding counsellors and lactation consultants, Baby Friendly Initiative, weaning guide and allergies, nutrition of the breastfeeding mother(and effects of lactation and infant nutrition), childhood obesity.

Venue: Radisson Hotel, 68-86 Cromwell Road, South Kensington, London, SW7 5BT

Cost: £160 (This includes assessment fees)

Dates in 2012: Courses take place regularly on weekends. Please see dates below.

Assessed Course: Yes, learners are emailed a study pack, along with assessments. Learners are given 5 weeks to complete the course from the start of the course, and learners are expected to send the completed assessments back to us by email. For those learners without email all materials can be posted for an additional £20 fee (if you are living outside of the UK please contact us on to discuss postage options and postal charges).

Suitable for: The course is suitable for those with little or no knowledge of breastfeeding and those who have already have some breastfeeding knowledge/experience, including Nannies, Maternity Nurses, Childminders, Doulas, Paediatric Nurses or pregnant women.