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10960NAT Diploma of Breastfeeding Management

Does your professional practice include care for families? 

Do you want to upgrade your knowledge and skills to enable you to support breastfeeding mothers and babies more effectively? 

The Australian Breastfeeding Association has a long tradition of providing high-quality, evidence-based breastfeeding education for you as a health professional. 

Course content

The 10960NAT Diploma of Breastfeeding Management offers a unique opportunity for participants to build their skills and knowledge in the following areas: 

  • the anatomy and physiology of human lactation 
  • management of common breastfeeding problems 
  • providing counselling to support breastfeeding 
  • infant and maternal nutrition during lactation 
  • protecting and supporting breastfeeding
  • evaluation of human lactation research 

Study options

We offer a range of flexible study options to support you to successfully complete this course. We offer distance education options, including online access to workshops. Learners will need to participate in some of the workshops on the day they are run. 

Other options

If you are interested in completing only a small number of units of the Diploma of Breastfeeding Management, enquire with the Training and Education Officer by emailing training@breastfeeding.asn.au or by phoning ABA National Support Office on (03) 9690 4620 and asking for the Training and Education Officer. 

Further information

Download and read the pre-course information booklet (link below). It contains details of: 

  • Course structure 
  • Training costs 
  • Recognition of prior learning opportunity 
  • Regulatory requirements 
  • Student responsibilities and obligations 

Enrolment enquiries

Enrolments for the next intake of the 10960NAT Diploma of Breastfeeding Management will open in April 2023, with the first workshop scheduled for June 2023.
To find out more about the course when enrolments open, please email: training@breastfeeding.asn.au

 

Pre-course information booklet

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Diploma of Breastfeeding Management flyer

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