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20 Hour Lactation Educator Workshop Atlanta, GA-Canceled


Monday, January 28, 2013 at 8:30 AM - Wednesday, January 30, 2013 at 5:30 PM (PST)

20 Hour Lactation Educator Workshop Atlanta,...

Ticket Information

Ticket Type Sales End Price Fee Quantity
Early Bird (prior to 45 days before event) Ended $425.00 $9.95
Student (Must be preapproved, linfinitee@aol.com) Ended $385.00 $9.95
Late registration (Within 45 days of workshop) Ended $475.00 $9.95
WIC Employee Ended $375.00 $9.95
Deposit (Must be preapproved, balance must be paid by 1/15) Ended $150.00 $4.74
Prepaid Registration Ended Free $0.00
Refresher rate (Already a CLE with CAPPA) Ended $285.00 $8.12

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Event Details

CAPPA 20 Hour Lactation Educator Course - CAPPA Conference  Atlanta, GA

Ready to become more proficient when offering breastfeeding education? This course is designed to improve the skill base, knowledge and perspectives on breastfeeding and supporting both the Baby Friendly Hospital Initiative and Mother Friendly practices. Additionally, this course begins the coursework to become a certified lactation educator with CAPPA.

Offering 21.5 L-CERPS and 24 CAPPA Contact Hours

This course satisfies the following:

*The Core Competencies in Breastfeeding Care and Services for All Health Professionals as outlined by the United States Breastfeeding Committee (no endorsement by the USBC is implied).

 *The 20 Hour World Health Organization Curriculum to support the baby Friendly Hospital Initiative.

*The CAPPA Lactation Educator certification step for workshop attendance.

Why become a certified lactation educator?

Certified Lactation Educators (CLEs) provide evidence based information to the community, families and professionals to encourage an increase in breastfeeding initiation, duration and support. CLEs are found teaching community and hospital based breastfeeding classes, as peer breastfeeding counselors in hospital and public health setting, facilitation support groups, running pump rental stations and providing phone support.

Transform your understanding about what breastfeeding/breastmilk really is:

                An irreplaceable relationship

                A brain developer

                An immune system

                An organ system

                A living tissue


Transform your professional skills

                Increase your doula competencies in the first hours after birth

                Hone your postpartum doula skills

                Learn unique strategies for teaching breastfeeding to families

                Explore adult learning styles

                Enhance your communication skills


Transform yourself

                Take the leap to explore new ways to work with families

                Connect with other women who love working with moms and babies

                Open your mind about new concepts surrounding breastfeeding

                Take the first step to becoming certified as a lactation educator with CAPPA



Concepts covered over the three days includeLactation Professionals, History of Breastfeeding, Group Process, Learning Styles, Anatomy and Physiology of Breastfeeding, The Importance of Breastmilk and Breastfeeding, Prenatal Support and Breastfeeding issues, Birth's Impact on Breastfeeding, the Hospital Experience, Latch and the Breast Crawl, Skin To Skin, Signs of Successful Feeding, Maternal and Infant Challenges, Medications and Breastmilk, Fathers and Partners, and Curriculum Development.

The CAPPA CLE does not prescribe, treat, nor diagnose breastfeeding related conditions and is trained to refer clients facing circumstances that require this degree of intervention to a qualified professional. The CAPPA 20 Hour CLE course is not an IBCLC exam prep course, nor does the CAPPA CLE training prepare a student to become an IBCLC.


Your faculty:

Laurel Wilson, BS, IBCLC, CCCE, CLE, CLD, CPPFE, CPPI owns and manages MotherJourney in Centennial, Colorado. She has her degree in Maternal and Child Health-Lactation Consulting. With over seventeen years experience working with women in the childbearing year, Laurel takes a creative approach to working with the pregnant family.  So is co-author of forthcoming book, The Greatest Pregnancy Ever: The Keys to the MotherBaby Connection. Using journaling, birth art, visualization and experiential exercises, women connect with their inner resources to discover their true beliefs about themselves, their relationships, and their abilities to birth and parent their children. Laurel is certified as a lactation consultant/counselor and educator, childbirth educator, labor doula, Prenatal Parenting Instructor, and Pre and Postpartum fitness educator and prenatal yoga teacher. She serves as the CAPPA Executive Director of Lactation Programs and trains Childbirth Educators and Lactation Educators for CAPPA certification. Offering education and movement classes to families in private and hospital settings, Laurel has created teaching strategies that facilitate better understanding of the change processes during the childbearing year. Laurel has been joyfully married to her husband for almost 20 years and has two beautiful teenagers, whose difficult births led her on a path towards helping emerging families create positive experiences.  She believes that the journey towards and into motherhood is a life changing rite of passage that should be deeply honored and celebrated.

Have questions about 20 Hour Lactation Educator Workshop Atlanta, GA-Canceled? Contact MotherJourney

When & Where

CAPPA World Headquarters
2144 Buford Hwy NE
Buford, GA 30518

Monday, January 28, 2013 at 8:30 AM - Wednesday, January 30, 2013 at 5:30 PM (PST)

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