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Group A: Virtual Competency Days: September 19th and October 3rd 9AM-4PM PT (In Person Skills Day October 25th)

Group B: Virtual Competency Days:  September 28th and October 12th 9AM-4PM PT (In Person Skills Day October 26th)

Lactation, Assessment, Training, Competencies for Hospitals


WHO: Calling all nurses from IE Hospitals with Perinatal Units 

WHAT: LATCH on IE is a three part course offered by the Inland Empire Breastfeeding Coalition. The course includes 2 Virtual Competency Days and 1 In Person Skills Day. Participants must attend all online virtual and in person days.  

WHERE: The 2 competency days will be virtually hosted on Zoom. The skills day will be held at IEHP in San Bernardino, CA. 

WHEN: When registering, choose either group A or Group B

Group A: Virtual Competency Days: March 21st and April 4th 9AM-4PM PT (In Person Skills Day April 27th)

Group B: Virtual Competency Days: March 30th and April 13th 9AM-4PM PT (In Person Skills Day April 28th)

WHY:  Ten Steps to Successful Breastfeeding in Hospitals, 2013, Senate Bill 402, De Leon, Health and Safety Code 123367

Requires all general acute care hospitals and special hospitals with perinatal units to adopt, by January 1, 2025, The Ten Steps to Successful Breastfeeding, as adopted by Baby-Friendly USA, per the Baby-Friendly Hospital Initiative, or an alternate process adopted by a health care service plan that includes evidenced-based policies and practices and targeted outcomes, or the Model Hospital Policy Recommendations.

FREE Course Scholarships made possible with the generous support of First 5 San Bernardino.

Space is limited. Registration will close when courses are full.

Questions, email:

                                                                 LATCH on IE will provide the training required in Step 2 of the 10 Steps to Baby Friendly.

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Need more help with the other steps?

Join our Quarterly Hospital Collaborative Meetings for resources and networking.

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