The Hospital Section meets online from 12:00 – 1:00 pm on the 4th Thursday of odd-numbered months (Jan., March, May, July, Sept., Nov.).
To join, simply email firstname.lastname@example.org to be added to the Section roster. You will receive meeting agendas, reminders, and notes which include access to the meeting recordings.
Optimizing Postpartum Care (ACOG)
Hospital Staff Education:
Together for the Duration – evidence-based formal breastfeeding education for all staff working with pregnant, postpartum mothers and their breastfed infants, delivered through a series of 15 online courses, offering a total of 15 L-CERPs. These online learning courses provide detailed information and education about breastfeeding best practices and implementation in the hospital setting. These courses are designed to provide a comprehensive look at breastfeeding practices, to promote a holistic approach which, when adopted, will align with the Maternity Care Practices in Infant Nutrition and Care (mPINC) survey as well as the main pillars of the Baby-Friendly Hospital Initiative (BFHI), a ten-step program designed by the World Health Organization (WHO) and the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF). (from Arizona Department of Health Services, AZ Health Zone, and the Arizona WIC Program).