Infant and Young Child Feeding in Emergencies: Global Policy at a Field Level

Presenter: Brooke Bauer, MPH

Date: 28 September 2017

Time: 8:00am - 9:00am EDT USA  (Click HERE to see your local time)

Credits: 1 L-CERP

Learning Level: Beginner/Intermediate

Infant and Young Child Feeding in Emergencies (IYCF-E) is a very important area of global programming and advocacy but is often overlooked. This webinar presents global policies that apply to IYCF-E and how to successfully translate these policies into action on the ground to benefit families in crisis and emergency.


About the Presenter: 

Brooke Bauer is the founder and CEO of Nurture Project International, an international NGO providing reproductive healthcare and nutrition support in crisis and emergency situations. Brooke has worked in health and human rights for over a decade and has worked on public health projects globally including South America, Middle East, Europe, and East Africa. Brooke's specific focus is on lactation and reproductive health in fragile and conflict states, infectious disease, obstetric violence, sexual violence, and human trafficking.

Learner Objectives: 

  • List barriers to breastfeeding in emergency settings
  • Explain maternal choice during emergencies
  • Describe methods of appropriate IYCFE response


This webinar presentation is approved for 1.00 L-CERP in lactation and 1.00 contact hour in nursing. Credit is based on a 60-minute hour. To receive continuing education credit, you must complete an evaluation and a certificate will be sent to you. Continuing Education Recognition Points (CERPs) with the International Board of Lactation Consultant Examiners. Approval Number CLT-108-7. ILCA is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation.



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