Your Resource
for Breastfeeding


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.

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Certified Training

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

Employer-Based Programs to Support Breastfeeding Among Working Mothers: A Systematic Review

This review by the Dept. of Nutrition and Food Studies at Montclair State University, NJ suggests that maintaining breastfeeding while working is not only possible but also more likely when employers provide the support that women need to do so.
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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!

Serving Hospitals 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.

What Learners Say About Our Courses

quote-marks This training will help make sure we are giving all breastfeeding mothers the support they deserve.
quote-marks Tennessee providers and hospitals have benefitted greatly from the online lactation education course.
quote-marksI am more confident in using my new breastfeeding knowledge in discussions one-on-one with patients.

The program is managed by a four-member consortium comprised of:

ScitentUniversity of VirginiaHIT-GlobalVirginia Department of Health

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