Advanced Clinical Lactation Skills

Registration Fee

Includes Continental Breakfast and Lunch

Hotel Accommodations
WIC State will be responsible for hotel rooms for Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday nights. Optional Sunday night (before the training) and Friday night (after the training) hotel included for those living > 60 miles from training facility, and that have been approved.

Meals and Travel
Local Agency will be responsible for travels cost and dinner meals.

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

August 25, 2020
The James B. Henry Center for Executive Development

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

Past Dates & Locations

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

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

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