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    Lamaze Webinars

    Explore practices that contribute to safe and healthy experiences for moms and their babies, and interact with a seasoned childbirth educator—all from the comfort of your home or office! Lamaze Webinars are convenient and complimentary educational offerings that bring topic experts to an online forum, where you can see and hear their presentations and ask questions afterwards.

    Lamaze educators have the opportunity to earn one contact hour for select webinars they attend by purchasing and completing a post-webinar quiz. Please see individual webinars below for details.

    Lamaze International is an approved provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center Commission on Accreditation.

    Make It Work! Tips for the Breastfeeding MomPresenter: Patty Nilsen, RN, BSN, BA, IBCLC, ANLC
    Date: 3/26/2015 
    Time: 1:00-2:00 p.m. Eastern Time 

    This session is designed for childbirth educators, nurses, breastfeeding professionals and others providing prenatal breastfeeding guidance to the mothers planning on returning to work or school postpartum. Many women state going back to work is a barrier to breastfeeding initiation and continuation.  With prenatal education, anticipatory guidance and support, these barriers may be overcome. By the end of the webinar, participants will recognize prenatal guidance and support for breastfeeding mothers returning to work or school.

    Patty Nilsen is an Outpatient Lactation Consultant for Mount Carmel East, West & St. Ann's Hospitals in Columbus, Ohio, where she daily provides private outpatient lactation consultation for women experiencing challenges and in need of encouragement with breastfeeding, leads weekly breastfeeding support groups,  and  answers over 300 breastfeeding helpline calls per month. Patty  was passionate and  inspiring Lamaze Certified Childbirth Educator for almost 20 years, and gleaned much experience and differing perspectives from her years as a home visiting RN for new postpartum mom's and babies. Delighted daily by her four children, a lover of mountains, music and great conversations, she has learned many innovative tips for returning to work and breastfeeding from the thousands of mothers she has worked with over the years.

    All Lamaze International members will be able to attend live webinars free of charge. In order to earn contact hours, participants must complete a post-webinar evaluation and pay a contact hour fee. Please contact if you have any questions.

    A total of 1.0 contact hours may be earned as CNE credit for attending the entire activity and completing a participant feedback form. Participants may also earn 1.0 Lamaze contact hours upon completion of this activity and the participant feedback form. Partial credit is not available.

    Lamaze International is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.

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