Created specifically to support the implementation of the World Health Organization (WHO) and UNICEF Baby-Friendly Hospital Initiative, Ten Steps to Successful Breastfeeding is an essential course for educating staff to reach Baby-Friendly status.
Ten Steps to Successful Breastfeeding Online Course is structured in 16 modules and maps directly to the updated 2018 WHO/UNICEF Baby-Friendly objectives and Baby-Friendly USA Guidelines and Evaluation Criteria, Sixth Edition. This competency-driven online course will ensure that all staff are prepared to work with parents and newborns to establish optimal feeding habits and provide appropriate care in the first critical days of the baby’s life.
Ten Steps to Successful Breastfeeding Online Course earns 15 Contact Hours, which can be completed at one’s own pace, 24-hours a day. As a user progresses through the course, they will encounter Knowledge Checks that measure their understanding of the subject matter. After completing the course, they can print out a completion certificate that grants the earned Contact Hours.
Maps directly to the updated 2018 WHO/UNICEF Baby-Friendly Hospital Initiative objectives and takes the user through each step and associated performance indicators demonstrating competency required for US criterion evaluation.
Provides the documentation that this requirement has been satisfied for the hospital to hand directly to the designation committee.
Offers a dynamic and interactive learning experience enriched with photos, videos, and knowledge checks. Modules break down each step and include performance indicator reflection opportunities so users can feel confident in demonstrating their competency.
We provide all the technology to administer the course to staff, including hosting, student management resources, record keeping*, and tech support.
Healthy Children Project The Center for Breastfeeding
Baby Friendly USA
International Lactation Consultant Association (ILCA)
Centers for Disease Control & Prevention (CDC) Breastfeeding resources
World Health Organization (WHO)
International Board of Lactation Consultant Examiners (IBLCE)
The Academy of Breastfeeding Medicine (ABM)
Women, Infants, and Chidren (WIC)
World Breastfeeding Week
Massachusetts Breastfeeding Coalition
United States Breastfeeding Committee (USBC)
La Leche League International
Visit the single-user purchase page to order or call 1-800-832-0034 and a course access code will be emailed to you.
Special pricing is available for bulk orders. If you are considering this course for staff training, you can view the course in its entirety with a complimentary** password.
A module is available for you to preview. Complete a brief form to contact us for a complimentary** review access code.