Class schedule

assignments

Chapter 5: Counseling Skills (93-113)
Chapter 7: The Science of Lactation (137-158)

Homework: Week One (Google Drive)

week one

Welcome to NMC & Our Mission

Wednesday, September 5, 2018
749 Brewster Avenue, Redwood City, CA  94063
7:00-9:00pm


assignments

Chapter 16: Infant Latch and Sucking (353-370)
Chapter 17: Breastfeeding in the Early Weeks (371-403)

Read & watch: What is a good latch?

Homework: Week Two

 

week two

Management of Normal Breastfeeding

Wednesday, September 12, 2018
Online
Group 1: 7:00-8:00pm
Group 2: 8:00-9:00pm


assignments

Chapter 14: “Infant Communication” 308-312
Chapter 18: “Weaning” 425-431

DVD or video of infant communication

Homework: Week Three

week three

The Key to a Good Start-A Good Latch

Wednesday, September 19, 2018
749 Brewster Avenue, Redwood City, CA  94063
7:00-9:00pm


assignments

Chapter 19: Problems with Milk Production and Transfer (433-446)
Chapter 15: “Breastfeeding Multiples” & “Tandem Nursing” (344-349)
Chapter 13: “Breastfeeding After a Cesarean” (276)
Chapter 24: “Preterm Infant” (564-572)
Chapter 26: “Cleft Lip and Cleft Palate” & “Down Syndrome”(629-636)
Chapter 26: “Diabetes” (610-613)
Chapter 18: “Breastfeeding an Older Baby” (413-418)
Chapter 23: “Resuming or Inducing Lactation” (536-540)

Homework: Week Four

week four

“Secrets of Baby Behavior”

Wednesday, September 26, 2018
Online
Group 1: 7:00-8:00pm
Group 2: 8:00-9:00pm


assignments

Chapter 8: “Nutrition in Pregnancy and Lactation” (165-173)
Chapter 11: Substances in Human Milk (233-252)
Chapter 19: “Herbal Galactogogues” (435-436)

Homework: Week Five

week five

Problems with Milk Production and Transfer & Their Solutions

Wednesday, October 3, 2018
749 Brewster Avenue, Redwood City, CA  94063
7:00-9:00pm


assignments

Chapter 20: “Becoming a Mother” (452-456)
Chapter 24: “Counseling a Mother Whose Baby Has Died” (576-579)
Chapter 22: Breastfeeding Techniques and Devices (495-526)

Listen: Breast Milk Storage and Handling

 

week six

Meet the Board!

Wednesday, October 10, 2018
749 Brewster Avenue, Redwood City, CA  94063
7:00-9:00pm


assignments

Final exam

week seven

Outside scope of practice: Postpartum issues, grieving, maternal diet, drugs and breastfeeding

Wednesday, October 17, 2018
749 Brewster Avenue, Redwood City, CA  94063
7:00-9:00pm


week eight

Final Exam & Case Studies

Saturday, October 27, 2018
749 Brewster Avenue, Redwood City, CA  94063
9:00am-1:00pm