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What are the nutritional needs during lactation for mother and child? Why and when are complementary foods added to the infant’s diet? Are there any nutritional benefits to nursing beyond one year? What is the RD’s role in breastfeeding? Learn the answers to these questions and others as we discuss nutrition needs during the first year and beyond.
Upon successful completion of this course, the participant should be able to:

    • State the calorie needs during lactation and characteristics of human milk.
    • List nutrients of importance for mother and baby during lactation.
    • Name the nutrients in complementary foods that are important in infancy and recommended timeline for introduction.
    • Understand the role of the RD in supporting breastfeeding
Live Webinar Date: Feb 23, 2017   (03:30 PM – 05:00 PM EST)
Course Categories / Learning Need Codes (LNC): 4140, 4150, 5070
Performance Indicators/Learning Objectives: 8.1.1, 8.1.3, 8.1.4, 8.1.5
Target Audience: RDs, DTRs, Health Professionals
Number of Credits: 1.5
Level(s): 1, 2
Total Cost: $27
Presenter: Meghan Mueller, MS, RDN/ CD-N, IBCLC/RLC, LCCE