Baby Friendly Initiative Courses

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2021 online courses

Due to the effects of the ongoing pandemic, courses will be delivered remotely on Microsoft Teams until we can plan otherwise.

To join the course, you will need to have access to Microsoft Teams (download the app and sign up for free with a Microsoft account, or you may have access through work) and you must know how to access the various functions of the platform, including Channels, Breakout Rooms and Chat. Please also bear in mind how you will access the training (e.g. at home or work) and make plans for an appropriate quiet working space.Β  For some courses, there will be e-learning to complete prior to the taught course days.

For the Breastfeeding and Relationship Building, Embedding Baby Friendly Standards in Neonatal Care or Train the Trainer courses, please email us at bfi@unicef.org.uk to be added to the waiting list. We are currently only offering available training dates to those who have already shown interest on our waiting list, so the dates will not be published here.

For the new Five-day Training for Maternity and Health Visiting Infant Feeding Leads, please fill out the course-specific booking form located on the landing page below.

2021 Baby Friendly Initiative Open Course Booking Form

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In-house courses

If you would like us to teach a course to a group of your staff (in-house course), please email us.

Our courses are designed for health professionals working in the UK healthcare system. On occasion we can accept international attendees – if you are not UK-based but would like to enquire about attending a training session, please contact us with details of the course you are interested in and we will assess your suitability. We do invite international delegates to attend our conferences.