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Lactation Education Program

Lactation
Education Program

This course is designed to enhance the competency of Health professionals for assisting mothers in breast feeding.

Objectives

  • Understand the anatomy and physiology of lactating breast
  • Explain the composition of human milk.
  • Demonstrate the techniques of breast feeding and interpret the LATCH score.
  • Identify the factors that contribute to successful initiation and maintenance of breastfeeding
  • Appraise high risk newborn & identify the suitable breast feeding interventions
  • Analyze the Challenges of mothers on infant feeding and care of selected high risk newborn infant
  • Explain the role of Pharmaco- therapeutics in lactation

Eligibility

GNM/PB BSc (N)/BSc (N)/MSc (N) students, Assistant Lecturers, Staff Nurses

Duration : 45 Hours Selection: Interested and motivated candidates will be selected