May 6th Saint Joseph's Hospital
Mother Frances Streitel Conference Center
611 Saint Joseph's Avenue
Marshfield, WI 54449
8am-noon OR 1pm-5pm
May 7th Riverview Hospital
410 Dewey Street
Wisconsin Rapids, WI 54494
8am-noon OR 1pm-5pm
The Wood County Breastfeeding Coalition in collaboration with Saint Joseph's Hospital and Riverview Hospital are hosting the Building Bridges Training to connect bridges to breastfeeding success. The training will be held at both hospitals with 4 sessions to choose from - you only need to attend one. 3.75L-CERPs provided!
Jan Barger, RN, MA, IBCLC
Jan has worked in maternal child health since 1972, she is an IBCLC in private practice with Wheaton Pediatrics in the Chicago area. Jan has served on the IBCLC board, exam committee and was the president of the International Lactation Consultant Association (ILCA) from 1990-1992. She is the co-author of Blueprints for Public Health Professionals.
Carole Peterson, MS, IBCLC
Fort Wayne, IN
Carole served as a lactation consultant for a WIC clinic and was chairperson for the Indiana WIC Breastfeeding committee for 17 years. She is now a WIC Regional Center Coordinator in Indiana. Carole is a trainer for the Indiana WIC Breastfeeding Peer Counselor Program and is chair of the National WIC Association (NWA) Breastfeeding Committee. She was an associate instructor in child development at Indiana-Purdue University in Fort Wayne, and co-authored Blueprints for Public Health Professionals.
· Building the Breastfeeding gap between hospitals and community partners
· Five “Baby Friendly” practices that will increase breastfeeding duration
· Baby-led self-attachment/Laid back breastfeeding
· Why are we supplementing?
· Identify feeding cues
· Dealing with guild issues
· Breastfeeding the late preterm infant
· How WIC helps
This training program is paid for by a USDA Food and Nutrition Service WIC grant and offered at NO CHARGE to participants.
Who Should Attend
All hospital staff, medical providers, and community partners who work with and support mothers and babies in the early postpartum period are encouraged to attend.
Birth To Three Staff
Public Health Staff
All in attendance will be provided with a take home bag of breastfeeding materials and a local lactation referral list.
Refreshments will be provided at each session.
Register for one of the four sessions here: https://www.surveymonkey.com/s/HHRC793
Questions? Contact Amber France at 715-421-8911 or firstname.lastname@example.org