Michigan Breastfeeding Network presents FREE Great Lakes Breastfeeding Webinars on the 3rd Tuesday of the month from 1-2pm EST in partnership with Michigan Department of Health and Human Services Bureau of Family Services with support provided by Illinois Department of Public Health, Wisconsin Division of Public Health, Minnesota Department of Health WIC Division and Indiana Breastfeeding Coalition. 

Each monthly webinar offers 1 CERP, 1 social work CE hour, 1 nurses’ contact hour, and a certificate of attendance to attendees who are able to watch the webinar in its entirety and complete the post-webinar evaluation.


Upcoming Webinars

Tuesday, August 20, 2019 1-2pm EST

Great Lakes Breastfeeding Webinar – Indigenous Breastfeeding: Trauma and Resilience

Presenter: Raeanne Madison, MPH

Description: American Indians have faced unique circumstances throughout history that are directly reflected in their breastfeeding and mothering experiences. In this presentation, you will be introduced to the concepts of historical trauma and resilience, and how these facets of American Indian life are connected to ongoing racial disparities in maternal and child health.

Approved for 1 nurse’s contact hour and social work CE hour. CERP pending.

Click here to register.

On-Demand Webinars

We are testing something new – offering access to watch “on-demand” webinars on your own time for continuing education for up to 1 year after the initial air date. The webinar(s) available for this offering will be featured on this section of the webpage. After you register, you can watch the webinar when it is most convenient for you. Within 24 hours after watching the webinar, you will get a link to the post-webinar survey. In order to qualify for continuing education, we ask that you watch the webinar in its entirety and complete the post-webinar survey in its entirety. Certificates for those who watch a webinar on their own time will be distributed within 60 days. If you have any questions, please email info@mibreastfeeding.org.

“Lactation After Loss” – click here to register.

Presenter: Ambyr Amen-Ra, MA

Description: This webinar discusses the emotional toll of lactation for birthing persons who are dealing with the loss of their child.

1. Participants will learn the importance of providing culturally sensitive emotional and spiritual support to the lactating person after a loss.
2. Participants will identify at least two examples of safe lactation suppression.

Approved for 1 L-CERP and 1 nurse’s contact hour and 1 Social Work CE hour until June 18, 2020.

Click here to view and search our webinar archive, including resources and handouts provided during the educational sessions.

View IPN’s 2016 Breastfeeding Webinar Archives and 2017 Breastfeeding Webinar Archives.

Starting in June 2019, we are testing offering continuing education for watching webinars on your own time. Please click the “Watch On-Demand Webinar” tab to view webinars that are eligible for this offering. 

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