Supporting and Promoting Breastfeeding, Chestfeeding and Lactation in Postpartum Settings

Originally presented in March 2022


This webinar will review the recommendations for health care providers in postpartum settings to support successful establishment of breastfeeding/chestfeeding, including methods to assess the breastfeeding dyad, identify and prevent potential issues, and manage common human milk feeding problems.


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Casey Rosen-Carole, MD, MPH, MSEd, FABM
Director, Ruth A. Lawrence Program in Breastfeeding & Lactation Medicine
Consultant, Lactation Study Ctr, URMed MotherToBaby
Assistant Professor, Dept. of Pediatrics, Neonatology
Assistant Professor, Dept. of Obstetrics and Gynecology
University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry

Learning Outcome and Objectives

As a result of attending this training, learners will increase and enhance knowledge and competence on culturally appropriate, evidence-based strategies for supporting human milk feeding in the postpartum period and in pediatric office settings.

After viewing this presentation participants will be able to: 

  • Discuss how providers/staff can promote, support, and protect breastfeeding/chestfeeding in a culturally appropriate, inclusive way (including Breastfeeding-Friendly Practices) 
  • List methods to assess breastfeeding/chestfeeding dyad to identify and prevent potential issues
  • Explain strategies to manage common human milk feeding problems
  • Describe strategies to support parents to successfully breastfeed, chestfeed, express and/or feed human milk during the postpartum period
Activity Materials
Evaluation, Post-Test and Certificate
Continuing Education Credits

To Obtain Continuing Education Credits 

Each participant interested in CE credits must complete an evaluation and post-test, which is available above under "Evaluation, Post-Test and Certificate". A score of 80% and above on the post-test will generate a certificate indicating the requested credits. 

Note: CPHCE cannot recreate lost certificates. Enter your e-mail address in the system to have your certificate sent to you.


Disclosure Statements

The planners, moderator, and presenters do not have any financial arrangements or affiliations with any ineligible companies whose products, research or services may be discussed in this activity.

No commercial funding has been accepted for this activity.


Continuing Medical Education Contact Hours 

The School of Public Health, University at Albany is accredited by the Medical Society of the State of New York (MSSNY) to provide continuing medical education for physicians. 

The School of Public Health, University at Albany designates this enduring material for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Continuing Education Contact Hours are offered until March 31, 2025.


Continuing Nurse Education Contact Hours 

University at Albany School of Public Health is approved with distinction as a provider of nursing continuing professional development by the Northeast Multistate Division Education Unit, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation. 

This offering is approved for 1 nursing contact hour(s). 

Nursing Contact Hours are offered until March 31, 2025


Certified Health Education Specialists

Sponsored by the School of Public Health, University at Albany, SUNY, 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 1.0 total Category I contact education contact hours. Maximum advanced-level continuing education contact hours available are 0. Continuing Competency credits available are 1.0. Provider ID# 99086. 

Continuing Education Contact Hours are offered until March 31, 2025


Certified in Public Health 

This event is sponsored by the School of Public Health, University at Albany, an approved provider of CPH Renewal Credits by the National Board of Public Health Examiners. 

This offering is approved for 1.0 Certified in Public Health Renewal Credits. 

Continuing Education Contact Hours are offered until March 31, 2025


Lactation Continuing Education Recognition Points (L-CERPs) 

CERPs are allocated by IBLCE, Approval Number C2024022. This activity has been approved for 1.0 L-CERPs.  

L-CERPs will be available until March 31, 2025.