Maternal and Infant Nutrition - CHES94

Maternal and Infant Nutrition

by Brenda Dobson, RD, MS, LD
CHES94
(4.6 / 195 ratings )

This course is credentialed for:
Health Education (10.00 CECH)

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Summary:

The latest edition information on all aspects of nutrition from birth through weaning with special attention given to breastfeeding mothers (lactation problems, nutritional needs of infants and mothers), plus bottle feeding, formulas, introducing solid foods and weaning. Includes forms and handouts suitable for duplication. Brenda is director of the Iowa State WIC program, and state nutrition coordinator.

Objectives:

At the conclusion of this course, the student will be able to:

  1. Discuss growth patterns of infants from birth to 12 months.
  2. List the benefits of breastfeeding to mothers and infants.
  3. Define feeding practices that result in breastfeeding success in the early weeks.
  4. Suggest roles for nutrition professionals in breastfeeding promotion and support.
  5. Describe the maternal and infant factors affecting milk volume.
  6. Analyze the diet of a breastfeeding woman and make recommendations for improving the quality of her diet.
  7. Evaluate infant feeding patterns to determine adequacy of intake.
  8. Compare and contrast the composition of breastmilk and formula.
  9. Describe feeding recommendations for normal healthy infants.
  10. Recommend weaning strategies for breastfed and formula-fed infants.
  11. Describe the progression of foods in relationship to infant development.
  12. Discuss the feeding relationship and the roles of infants and parents at different ages through the first year.
  13. Discuss various types of formulas and indications for their use.
 
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Accreditation Information
 
This course is intended for an interprofessional audience, including dietitians, health educators, athletic trainers, and fitness professionals.
 
Health educators: Take this version of the course to ensure you receive appropriate credit.
 
For the version accredited or approved for another profession, go to your specific profession at www.continuingeducation.com. If you have a CE Direct login ID and password (generally provided by your employer), please log in as you normally would at cedirect.continuingeducation.com and search for this topic title.
 
Sponsored by OnCourse Learning, a designated provider of continuing education contact hours (CECH) in health education by the National Commission for Health Education Credentialing, Inc. This program is designated for Certified Health Education Specialists (CHES) and/or Master Certified Health Education Specialists (MCHES) to receive up to 10.0 total Category I continuing education contact hours.
 
Provider ID: CA0084 (98709) for 01/01/2012 to 12/31/2015, 114941 for 01/01/2016 to 12/31/2019.

Course Originally Released on: 2/7/2011
Date of Most Recent Review: 2/28/2012
Course Termination/Update Date: 7/31/2017

Unless stated above, the planners and authors of this course have declared no relevant conflicts of interest that relate to this educational activity. OnCourse Learning guarantees this educational activity is free from bias.

Please see CE Course Instructions to learn how to earn CE credit for this module.

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KELLY F - Fort Myers, FL  ·  Sep 27, 2016
good for breastfeeding recertification
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IRIS M - FT. MYERS, FL  ·  Sep 14, 2016
Excellent explanation of all the important facets of breastfeeding. Provides clear messages and more adequate ways to explain the importance of breastfeeding to patients and provides understandable answers for many of the patients' questions and concerns. This course will definitely help me to better help my patients from this point on.
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Shaina A - Bridgewater, VA  ·  Sep 06, 2016
It was very informative!
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Margot H - New York, NY  ·  Aug 10, 2016
Some information is outdated
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TIFFANY P - Winder, GA  ·  Jun 12, 2016
Really good info for breastfeeding and nutrition
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