Instructions: Access the training through the link below. Play the training video and expand to fullscreen to ensure the external links posted throughout the training are visible and accessible. Access those links for further information and references (links will open new tabs in your browser and will pause the video until you resume play). Links may not be accessible if viewing on a mobile device. Closed captioning can be turned on/off by the viewer. Note: A Spanish version of this training is under development.

Wisconsin Breastfeeding Friendly Child Care Provider Training

This training supports the efforts of the Wisconsin Breastfeeding Friendly Child Care Initiative and builds on the information provided in the Ten Steps to Breastfeeding Friendly Child Care Centers Resource Kit. The training is appropriate for both family and group child care programs. It explains the importance of breastfeeding support in the child care setting and describes how providers can implement policies and practices to best serve their families.

  • Chapter 1 BACKGROUND AND PURPOSE
  • Chapter 2 (13:18) LEADERSHIP AND POLICY
  • Chapter 3 (18:26) BREASTFEEDING BASICS
  • Chapter 4 (45:07) ENVIRONMENT AND RESOURCES

 

Quiz/Study Guide: You may choose to use the quiz questions below as a way to test the knowledge you gain from the training or as a study guide to track your progress as you complete the training video. The quiz is not required to receive continuing education hours.

 

Continuing Education: This online training is approved for 1 hour of continuing education for Wisconsin child care providers through Wisconsin Registry. Once you’ve completed the entire training, fill out the Registry Form and return it to wbcbreastfeedingfriendly@gmail.com in order to receive your hours. Your information will be entered in the Registry database. If you need a training certificate for your records, contact wbcbreastfeedingfriendly@gmail.com.

Note: If your child care program is going through Wisconsin’s Breastfeeding Friendly Child Care recognition process, all Infant and Toddler staff must complete this training. All new staff must also complete this training within 6 months of hire.

Training References

Acknowledgements:

  • Wood County Breastfeeding Coalition
  • Wisconsin Department of Health Services
  • Wisconsin Department of Children & Families
  • Supporting Families Together Association
  • Wisconsin Breastfeeding Coalition
  • Healthy Early