Training for the Baby-Friendly Hospital Initiative


Comprehensive course for NICU Nurses and Lactation Consultants.

NICU RN with baby

Course includes:

  • 15 hours of online lessons:
    • Each lesson is 15 to 30 minutes in length
      • Easily completed in short periods of down time
  • 10 Steps to Successful Breastfeeding
  • Resources to successfully put new knowledge into practice:
    • Skills evaluation before and after completion
    • Marketing in the workplace worksheet
    • Resources worksheet
    • Pocket Cards
    • And More!

Course requires one of the following:

  • Option I: Student accompanies the staff lactation consultant or other designated breastfeeding specialist on unit rounds and assists with the care of breastfeeding mothers. A check list of required activities is available in Supervisor Resources. Supervisor Resources are available to group managers upon enrollment
  • or
  • Option II: Skills Day. Expo with stations to practice all of the hands on skills and discuss challenging policies. Skill station instructor talking points are available in Supervisor Resources. Supervisor Resources are available to group managers upon enrollment

At course completion, a certificate of completion is automatically generated and continuing education credits are granted.

  • 20 Nursing Contact Hours and 20 L-CERP's for IBCLC's

Please fill out the following form to receive a quote for your facility:

Lactation Education Resources has been accepted by International Board of Lactation Consultant Examiners® (IBLCE®) as a CERP provider for the listed Continuing Education Recognition Points (CERPs) programme. Determination of CERPs eligibility or CERPs Provider status does not imply IBLCE®’s endorsement or assessment of education quality. Long-term Providership #CLT 109-31.

Lactation Education Resources is accredited as a provider of nursing continuing professional development by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation. Providership #P0519.

The CDR accepts hours without prior CDR approval and recognizes approval by the ANCC. When recording hours on the CDR Activity Log, indicate the provider as "Lactation Education Recources (ANCC)"

Requirements to receive Contact Hours/Criteria for successful completion includes viewing each lesson slide in its entirety and completion of quiz or post-test.

All individuals in a position to control content have signed a Conflict of Interest Statement and have no conflicts to declare.

Lactation Education Resources adheres to the World Health Organization Code on Marketing of Breastmilk Substitutes