Home-Start Oldham, Stockport & Tameside (HOST)

Support and Friendship For Families

Training Dates

To book training places, please contact the office

It is worth checking our FacebookTwitter pages as we often have access to last minute places on external courses.

Infant Feeding Peer Support Training

This training is offered to Infant Support Feeding Volunteers. Please click here for further information

Course content:

  • basics of Infant Feeding management including helping a mother achieve a more comfortable latch and hand expression
  • reflection on personal experience
  • an introduction to listening skills
  • an introduction to group work
  • the role of Breastfeeding Network and other breastfeeding support
  • sources of Infant Feeding information
  • the role of research
  • introduction to measures needed to protect infant feeding from commercial interests and non-evidence based interventions.

This course is accredited with Breastfeeding Network through Open College Network (OCN). We ask for one years commitment of 2-3 hours a week . To apply to for this course, you need to have 3 weeks ongoing breastfeeding experience.

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