Lactation Principles (in-person)
Thursday, April 11, 2024, 8:00am – 5:00pm
Please Note: If you registered for a 2020 class and did not receive a refund, please contact me at the email or phone below prior to registering. Your previous registration can be transferred.

Please read the Information Page prior to registering; specifically the "Things to consider prior to registering" list.

Who Should Attend: This is a basic level course that focuses on the counseling skills needed to provide optimal breastfeeding support to clients. The course will enable attendees to strengthen their problem solving and critical thinking skills through case studies and other activies in small group settings. While open to anyone, this course is best suited for WIC staff and other professionals in similar non-medical settings (i.e. Nurse Family Partnership, Early Childhood Intervention). There will be no written handouts or syllabus so you can focus on activities.

Class Details:

  • Sign in and light breakfast begins at 7:30am
  • Please be in your seat and ready to begin by 8am
  • Class begins promptly at 8am and lasts until 5pm
  • Lunch is provided
Minimum # Required: ~30

Pre-Requisite: none

Parking: Free and plentiful. Details will be sent in reminder email.

Registration closes 10 days prior to class.


Continuing Education:

This event is "all or none." There is no partial credit awarded and no opportunity to make up any missed time. Contact hours are awarded for a variety of disciplines. Check under "Files" for details.

Requirements for Successful Completion

  • Attend the event in its entirety
  • Actively participate in discussions
  • Submit a completed evaluation.

Instructors: Kristina Arrieta, MPH, IBCLC and Michelle Poole, MS, RN, IBCLC; Infant Feeding Branch, HHS Texas WIC Program

Waiting List: If the course becomes full and you would like to be added to the waiting list, send your name, phone number, preferred email, class name, and date you wish to attend to the contact below.

Catering provided by: Jason's Deli
City of Houston Fifth Ward Multi-Service Center
4014 Market St.
Houston, TX 77020
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Missy Hammer
(512) 413-5709
Registration Options
Number of tickets available: 25