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Indigenous Breastfeeding Counselor Training

October 14, 2019 @ 9:00 am - October 18, 2019 @ 5:00 pm

This native-centered lactation training is a 5-day, 45-hour foundational breastfeeding course. Participants must identify as indigenous. All those who complete the full training will receive the IBC designation.

Come learn with us about:

  • Historical trauma and parenting practices
  • Lomilomi to prepare for breastfeeding
  • Lāʻau lapaʻau and ʻai pono
  • How birth impacts breastfeeding
  • Maternal mood disorders
  • Medication and other substances in mother’s milk
  • Water rights and how it relates to breastfeeding
  • Food sovereignty


October 14-18, 2019
9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Waimānalo Health Center
41-1347 Kalanianaʻole Highway,
Waimānalo, HI 96795

Oʻahu Island

To register or for more information about this training, visitwww.bfhawaii.org.

This event is sponsored by OHA’s ʻAhahui Grant and hosted by Breastfeeding Hawaiʻi.

Details

Start:
October 14, 2019 @ 9:00 am
End:
October 18, 2019 @ 5:00 pm

Venue

Waimanalo Health Center
411347 Kalanianaole Highway
Waimanalo, HI 96795
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