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New online course promotes breastfeeding-friendly childcare centers
Available free to early childhood providers through May 31, 2014
“Despite all we know about the tremendous health and nutrition benefits of breastfeeding, rates in the U.S. fall below national goals,” said Karrie Kalich, Ph.D., program director and a registered dietitian and associate professor in the Department of Health Science at Keene State College. “Breastfeeding-
Breastfeeding is widely recognized as the best way to nourish infants and provides many benefits (http://www.womenshealth.gov/
The interactive self-study course provides child care center providers with the tools to establish policies and procedures to fully support breastfeeding mothers and their infants. Developed with support of NH Department of Health and Human Services and Keene State College Faculty Development grant, the course offers 1.5 professional development hours in New Hampshire. Other states should be consulted for approval.
Karrie Kalich, PhD
Page Updated Last on: May 19, 2014