This course is designed for adoption professionals and pre/post-adoptive families.
1- Hour Online Audio Course (Certificate of completion will be immediately awarded upon successful completion of the course including passing a 10-question quiz with a grade of 80%)
Young children pretty much just eat, sleep, and poop, but that doesn’t necessarily make a new parent’s life easy. In this course, Dr. Scott Cohen, pediatrician, author of Eat, Sleep, Poop: A Common Sense Guide to Your Baby’s First Year, discusses breastfeeding, care of twins, issues of prematurity, when to introduce solid foods, and how to get your child to sleep through the night.
This course includes:
- Breastfeeding vs. nursing
- Can you continue nursing while undergoing an IVF cycle?
- Will antidepressants pass through the breast milk to the baby? Is it safe to take antidepressants while nursing?
- What’s the current theory on the types of food—spiciness, dairy, etc. for a nursing mother to eat?
- Do you need to worry about moderate alcohol consumption and breastfeeding?
- Feeding twins
- How does the development of a baby born prematurely differ from a baby born at full term?
- Should you give your baby a pacifier?
- Is thumb sucking or pacifier sucking better for a baby?
- Establishing bedtimes and getting children to sleep through the night
- Does nighttime crying hurt a child psychologically?
- Is there a way to sleep train a child without allowing them to cry it out?
- How long is too long to let a baby cry?
- Does letting an adopted child cry at night interfere with attachment?
- How do you sleep train an adopted child?
Please contact the Education Director for technical assistance or disability accommodations.
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