Breastfeeding Friendly Consortium is your resource for implementing the Baby-Friendly Hospital Initiative®’s 10 Steps for Successful Breastfeeding. Our comprehensive online breastfeeding education program offers certified training and fosters performance improvement through Maintenance of Certification approved activities and practice monitoring tools.
Special offer for Virginia healthcare providers
The content offered on this website has been provided by the University of Virginia Office of Continuing Medical Education in conjunction with the Virginia Dept. of Health and the Virginia Chapter of the American Academy of Pediatrics. The content offers valuable continuing education credit for physicians, nurses, dietitians, IBCLCS, and midwives, including up to 20 hours of continuing education credit as well as MOC Part 2 and Part 4 opportunities. Be sure to explore more about our credit offerings on our Accreditation page.
News & Announcements
IMPORTANT: CDC offers guidance on breastfeeding and COVID-19
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention issued interim guidance on breastfeeding for women with COVID-19. The agency says it remains unknown whether COVID-19 can be transmitted through breastmilk. However, they recommend breastfeeding women with confirmed COVID-19 or symptoms take precautions to avoid infecting her infant, such as washing hands before touching the child and wearing a face mask while the child is at the breast.
New mobile-friendly, on-demand content
We know you are busy! Our online breastfeeding education content is designed to accommodate you. We provide focused, clinically relevant learning that is accessible on any device. Simply log in and out at your convenience. Your learning is waiting for you!
BFConsortium.org offers one-stop service for implementing the Baby-Friendly Hospital Initiative®‘s 10 Steps for successful breastfeeding. Our Institutional package can be used with all of our online learning products.
Online Training Options
What Learners Say About Our Courses
This training will help make sure we are giving all breastfeeding mothers the support they deserve.
Tennessee providers and hospitals have benefited greatly from the online lactation education course.
I am more confident in using my new breastfeeding knowledge in discussions one-on-one with patients.