WIC Lactation Continuing Education Resources
Lactation Training Opportunities, Meetings and MN WIC Breastfeeding Coordinator Meetings
Only training in MN and adjacent states is listed here. MN WIC breastfeeding coordinator calls and meetings, and some trainings open only to WIC staff are also listed. When possible, WIC makes their trainings available to others, but sometimes there are limits on attendance.
Growing the Movement: Sustaining Black Birth Work in the Quest to Save Maternal and Infant Lives. Free. Continuing education credits provided. July 19, 2022 (Webinar) More information: MIBFN Michigan Breastfeeding Network Webinars.
A Postpartum Care Model to Address Infant/maternal Health Disparities. Free. Continuing education credits provided. August 16, 2022 (Webinar) More information: MIBFN Michigan Breastfeeding Network Webinars.
All Those Breastfeeding Myths: What Can We Do? Free. Continuing education credits provided. September 6, 2022 (Webinar). More information: Springfield Urban League Community Health TrainingCenter.
Breastfeeding: Biological Dialogues. $220.00. Continuing education credits provided. September 15- December 15, 2022 (Online conference). More information: iLactation Conference Presentations
Indigenous Lactation Course. Free. This is a 20 hour lactation training for healthcare providers who serve American Indian and Alaskan Native families. September 28-20, 2022. (Bemidji, MN). More information: Eventbrite Indigenous Lactation Course Tickets.
Setting Families Up to Win: How Hospital Systems are Harming the Breastfeeding Dyad. Free. Continuing education credits provided. September 20, 2022 (webinar) More information: MIBFN Michigan Breastfeeding Network Webinars.
Starting Off Strong: Breastfeeding Intensive for Birth and Health Professionals. $100.00. Continuing education credits provided. September 23, 2022 (Staples, MN). More information: Starting Off Strong.
Navigating New Motherhood as a Birth/breastfeeding Worker. Free. Continuing education credits provided. October 18, 2022 (Webinar) More information: MIBFN Michigan Breastfeeding Network Webinars.
Birth Workers serving Birth Workers as We Serve Families. Free. Continuing education credits provided. November 15, 2022 (Webinar) More information: MIBFN Michigan Breastfeeding Network Webinars.
Breastfeeding Grand Rounds: Addressing Racial/Ethnic Disparities in Breastfeeding Through Community and Hospital-Based Approaches. Free. Continuing education credits available. December 14, 2022 (Webinar). More information: Albany School of Public Health Breastfeeding Grand Rounds.
On Demand Learning and Webinars
BreastfeedLA Free and Lactation education programs and Webinars. Continuing education available.
Breastfeeding Human Medicine: Inter-professional Continuing Education online Module. University of Mississippi Medical Center Professional Education. Free course, $55.00 for 3.5 CEU. Available until March 21, 2023.
Springfield Urban League past satellite and webcast links and resources. Free lactation courses. Continuing education credits available for 2 years after viewing date.
San Diego County Breastfeeding Coalition Recorded Webinars Library. $25.00. CERPs available.
University of Albany School of Public Health. Supporting and Promoting Breastfeeding, Chest feeding and Lactation in Health Care Settings. Free. Four part webinar series available for on-demand viewing and offers continuing education credits for viewers until March 31, 2023.
Advanced Lactation Education
Gold Lactation Offers online lactation conference and continuing education opportunities.
Lactation Education Consultants Certified lactation Specialist and Two-Day Cram Review Courses
M Health Fairview Professional Education in Breastfeeding and Lactation Click on Professional Education in Breastfeeding and Lactation to learn more.
IBCLC Certification Resources
International Board of Lactation Consultant Examiners How to Become an IBCLC. Click on IBCLC certification tab to learn more.
If you know of other lactation-related training opportunities in Minnesota or Border States, please send an e-mail to Rosie.Pierce-Martin@state.mn.us and include as much information as you can about date, location, topics, who to contact for more information, and a URL if available.
This information is provided to encourage WIC staff and others to develop their knowledge of lactation-related issues, for your convenience, and is not meant as an endorsement of any particular course or organization.