Breastfeeding Basics (Online)

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This training discusses how breastmilk is produced, advantages and disadvantages of breastfeeding, and how to encourage breastfeeding at a child care center.


5.5 Understands the importance of good nutrition and food safety to support healthy growth in children and families

c. Matches nutritional practices to the child’s developmental stage and special dietary needs including health conditions, and cultural and religious dietary restrictions

d. Shares information on the advantages of breastfeeding and provides support for breastfeeding

e. Shares information on nutritional needs and appropriate feeding of infants and children

g. Encourages self-regulation by helping early childhood professionals and children recognize fullness cues and responding appropriately

k. Engages children and families in discussion about foods that help them grow and stay healthy, and how to choose snacks and meals wisely

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