In-Person Breastfeeding Education in Kansas

The Kansas Breastfeeding Coalition is considering offering in-person breastfeeding education starting in 2019 that would meet the needs of anyone serving families, from the new home visitor to the breastfeeding peer counselor and the experienced hospital-based lactation consultant. 

Your input is valuable.   Please take a few minutes to complete this survey to help the KBC design breastfeeding education opportunities that would best suit your needs.

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* 1. What is your preferred length of time for in-person training?

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* 2. Which would you prefer to attend?

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* 3. How far are you willing to travel for breastfeeding education?

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* 4. How important is obtaining a certification (i.e. CLC, CBE, CLE, etc.) upon completion of your training?

0 (Not Important) 5 (Must have)
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* 5. How important are these factors when you're considering attending a training?

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Topics/content
Cost
Time away from work/home
Employer funding and/or support
Continuing Education credits are offered
Obtaining a certificate/credential

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* 6. Which topics you would like to see covered at a breastfeeding training?

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Latch & Positioning
Tongue tie
Medications and/or Illicit drug use and lactation
Breastfeeding complications (i.e. mastitis, thrush, abscess, breast surgeries etc.)
Assessing adequate milk intake
Cultural sensitivity related to breastfeeding counseling
Sore nipples
Alternate feeding methods (spoon, cup, SNS, etc.)
Returning to work (pumping, milk storage, etc.)
Nighttime feedings
Complementary foods & weaning

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* 7. In which geographic region of Kansas do you reside?

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* 8. Which of the following best describes your current occupation/place of employment?

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