Why Great Lakes Breastfeeding Webinars (GLBW)?

Michigan Breastfeeding Network presents the Great Lakes Breastfeeding Webinars from 1-2 pm EST on the third Tuesday of every month. In our commitment to expanding access to evidenced-based, equity-focused, and timely breastfeeding education, these webinars are FREE and are presented in partnership with the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services Division of Maternal Child Health and WIC Division, our Region V Partners in Wisconsin, Illinois, and Ohio, and the Indiana Breastfeeding Coalition.

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


Upcoming Webinars

Tuesday, October 16, 2018 1-2pm EST

Great Lakes Breastfeeding Webinar – Breastfeeding and Nutrition: Busting Myths and Empowering Moms

Speaker: Lauren Cody, RD, IBCLC 
Description: Many health care professionals encounter breastfeeding women who ask, “what should or can I eat?” Lauren Cody, RD, IBCLC will dispel nutrition myths and provide evidence-based nutrition recommendations for women during lactation along with practical and culturally sensitive nutrition counseling strategies to utilize with breastfeeding women. 

(Approved for 1 L-CERP and 1 Social Work Contact Hour)

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Tuesday, November 20, 2018 1-2pm EST

Great Lakes Breastfeeding Webinar – Human Milk Donation for the Bereaved Mother

Speaker: Sarah Long, IBCLC and Lauren Duncan, CLS
Description: The Milk Bank, in cooperation with the March of Dimes, Indiana Chapter will provide training to assist parents with lactation during the loss of a child and their options for milk donation to support healthcare professionals.

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Tuesday, December 18, 2018 1-2pm EST

Great Lakes Breastfeeding Webinar – Using Your Power and Privilege 

Speaker: Jennifer Day. IBCLC
Description: Repression, oppression and systemic barriers prevent professionals and community from accessing equitable standards of care and opportunities, which contributes to the cycle of poverty. Jennifer Day, IBCLC will provide tangible solutions and practical applications to identify and address the effective uses of Power & Privilege to initiate positive change.

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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.

At the current time, continuing education certificates and/or certificates of completion are not available for viewing of recorded webinars.

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Lansing, MI 48912

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Many of the beautiful images on our website are provided by the following: Oakland and Wayne County Breastfeeding Coalitions, Katherine Jarvi Photography, and Allie and Co. Photography. Thanks to our partners for their wonderful photos! To submit your images for our website, please contact info@breastfeeding.org.