Supporting Sucking Skills Book Group

Time-frame: 36 L CERPs
CERP: yes

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If you are looking for an educational opportunity for your state (such as through WIC or your state breastfeeding coalition) this could be a perfect choice! Email to learning more!

Cathy Watson Genna will be having another book group with us with her newly updated edition of this book!
Be patient! We should have details soon!
Do you want to unlock the secrets of Supporting Sucking Skills? Barbara D. Robertson is joined by Cathy Watson Genna, the author of the book, to break this down for you. Having a structured format tends to move things from the “oh I should do that” to DONE!

Early bird pricing until September 1, 2022
36 L-CERPs $249   |    No CERPs $200
Regular pricing
36 L-CERPs $299   |    No CERPs $249

For this course we will be using Thinkific, an easy to use online learning platform. After you register, you will get an invitation to join Thinkific. You will see the required reading and materials listed for each of our ten sections.
You will read the assigned chapters, watch our recorded discussions, review any supplemental materials, and then, if you registered for our 36 CERPs version, take the quiz at the end of each section.

When will this be?

The dates for this book group are:
Session 1: Sunday, September 18, 2022 2:00 PM EDT
Session 2: Sunday, September 25, 2022 2:00 PM EDT
Session 3: Sunday, October 9, 2022 2:00 PM EDT
Session 4: Sunday, October 16, 2022 2:00 PM EDT
Session 5: Sunday, October 30, 2022 2:00 PM EDT
Session 6: Sunday, November 6, 2022 2:00 PM EDT
Session 7: Sunday, November 20, 2022 2:00 PM EDT
Session 8: Sunday, November 27, 2022 2:00 PM EDT
Session 9: Sunday, December 4, 2022 2:00 PM EDT
Session 10: Sunday, December 11, 2022, 2:00 PM EDT

You will need to get your own copy of Supporting Sucking Skills in Breastfeeding Infants, 4th EDITION. The 1st or 2nd or 3rd editions will not do! So much has changed in these past years.

Barbara D. Robertson

Country: USA
Phone number: 734-975-6534
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