Baby Behavior messages have been successful in improving infant-feeding practices by addressing common “trigger” behaviors for overfeeding, such as infant crying and waking. This series of webinars will provide the skills and tools that professionals need to better understand the range of infant behaviors often misinterpreted by parents and to use research-based counseling techniques to successfully drive behavior change.
- Part 1: Baby Behavior Beginnings and Approach
- Part 2: Understanding Infant States and Cues
- Part 3: Understanding Infant Crying and Sleep
- Part 4: Newborn Behavior and the Big 3 Early Breastfeeding Challenges
At the end of the sessions, attendees will be able to:
- List 2 common infant behaviors that may trigger weaning and/or overfeeding behaviors.
- Describe at least 2 beliefs which convinced mothers that their healthy newborns needed supplementation during the hospital stay.
- Demonstrate recognition of various infant states and cues.
- Demonstrate ability to communicate messages about infant crying and soothing.
- Demonstrate ability to communicate the differences between active and quiet sleep.
- Differentiate behavioral causes to common early breastfeeding difficulties.
- Demonstrate the ability to apply Baby Behavior knowledge to specific case studies.
Continuing Education Units
- Part 1: CA BRN – 1.0; IBLCE – 1.0 R-Cerps
- Part 2: CA BRN – 1.0; IBLCE – 1.0 L-Cerps
- Part 3: CA BRN – 1.0; IBLCE – 1.0 L-Cerps
- Part 4: CA BRN – 1.0; IBLCE – 1.0 L-Cerps
- For each part: CDR - Continuing Education Hours are applicable to Registered Dietitians as part of their Professional Development Portfolio.
- Part 1: Baby Behavior Beginnings and Approach - July 17, 2017, 12:00pm-1:00pm
- Part 2: Understanding Infant States and Cues - July 31, 2017, 12:00pm-1:00pm
- Part 3: Understanding infant Crying and Sleep - August 14, 2017, 12:00pm-1:00pm
- Part 4: Newborn Behavior and the Big 3 Early Breastfeeding Challenges - August 28th, 2017, 12:00pm-1:00pm
Registration for the full series is recommended, but if you prefer to take skip any part, you can register for the webinars indivdiually. For links to the individual registration pages, visit http://lactation.ucdavis.edu/upcoming-webinars/
Login information will be emailed to registered attendees 7 days and again 1 day prior to the event.