Lactation education programme | NUINS

Lactation education programme

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

Course 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: All health professional.

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