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  • Fife Health Promotion Service - An Introduction to Breastfeeding

    Created: 02/11/2023
    News/Events Category: Training and Learning
    This item will show under the following categories: Children and Families   Health and Social Care  

    When: 10.00am-1.00pm, Thursday 30 November 2023
    Where: Randolph Wemyss Hospital , Meeting Room 4, Wellesley Road, Leven
    This event is being organised by Fife Health Promotion Service
    This particular event is free to attend, so no payment is required.

    It is too late to book a place for this particular session, sorry about that.


    To ensure participants are familiar with current maternal and infant nutrition guidelines, the evidence that supports them and the importance of creating supportive environments for breastfeeding.  

    Learner Outcomes

    By the end of this course participants will have:  

    • Awareness of the importance of early nutrition for health  
    • Awareness of the value of breastfeeding and why breastfeeding matters  
    • A basic understanding of how breastfeeding works  
    • An appreciation of barriers to successful breastfeeding  
    • Awareness of the importance of creating a supportive environment for breastfeeding  
    • Awareness of referral pathways for additional support. 

    Who should attend?

    Those who work with pregnant women/new mothers and families, who discuss infant feeding as part of their role. For example, health visiting team support staff, maternity services support staff, local authority staff such as: early years workers, nursery staff and voluntary sector staff.   

    This workshop can also be delivered in-house to suit the needs of your agency, team or partnership group. Please contact: f[email protected] to discuss. 

    Book your place here.

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