Advanced Breastfeeding Clinical Skills

Registration Fee

Includes Continental Breakfast and Lunch

Continuing Education Credits offered


Check-In: 8:30 a.m. - 9:00 a.m.
Breakfast: 8:30 a.m. - 9:00 a.m.
Training: 9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Lunch: 12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m.

Upcoming Dates & Locations

September 18, 2018
The James B. Henry Center for Executive Development

3535 Forest Rd.
Lansing, MI 48910
(517) 353-4350

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Overnight Accommodations

Candlewood Suites
3545 Forest Rd.
Lansing, MI 48910
(517) 351­-8181.

In order to secure training overnight room rate, rooms must be booked at least 31 days prior to the start of each training. When calling for overnight accommodations, please identify that you are attending WIC Training for the government rate.

Continuing Education opportunities are available. A Certificate of Attendance with educational hours is also available. If more information is needed, please contact
  1. Increased knowledge about how to tell when a breastfeeding dyad is successfully breastfeeding and how to support the mother in these situations.

  2. Increased knowledge, skills and comfort in performing a breastfeeding assessment with respect to assessing the mother and infant.

  3. Increased knowledge, skills and comfort creating a feeding plan for the breastfeeding dyad who has a challenge related to:
    • a. Maternal Issues:
      • i. Flat or inverted nipple
      • ii. Engorgement
      • iii. Nipple pain and damage
      • iv. Milk supply issues
    • b. Infant Issues:
      • i. Weight loss, slow weight gain, failure to gain weight
      • ii. Jaundice
      • iii. Ankylogossia (tongue tie)
      • iv. Colic/Fussiness/Gastric Reflux

  4. Increased knowledge and comfort using the following:
    • a. Breast Pump – Symphony Pump
    • b. Alternative Feeding Devices
    • c. Nipple Shields
State Lactation Consultant Team
All participants registering in advance will receive a confirmation letter, including a map and directions. If you do not receive a confirmation letter one week prior to the event, or if you have any questions regarding registration, please contact MPHI at (517) 324-8330.
Cancellations and no-shows for any reason, including inclement weather conditions and weather related emergencies, are subject to the full registration fee if there is one. Refunds will not be given at any time. Substitutions are welcome. For Event or Registration Questions: Call (517) 324-8330 or email

The full policy is available for you to read during the registration process under "Terms and Conditions" prior to submitting your registration.

Please Note: Due to flu season, we ask that if you experience any symptoms related to the flu, please stay home and do not attend the event. Contact MPHI either by phone or email if you will not be attending. To learn more about the flu and what you can do, please visit or call (800) 232-4636.