Thursday, October 7, 2010

UI&U's Cincinnati Center Hosts Maternal Child Health Open House October 12

CINCINNATI – Union Institute & University (UI&U), a private, non-profit university headquartered in Cincinnati will host an open house for those interested in the university’s BS in Maternal Child Health: Lactation Consulting Program, from 6-8 p.m., Tuesday, October 12, at Union Institute & University, 440 East McMillan Street, in Walnut Hills.

Graduates of UI&U’s bachelor’s degree program in Maternal Child Health: Lactation Consulting are trained to professionally counsel expectant mothers and mothers of young infants about best practices for the care and feeding of the young infant, and may also be qualified to provide instruction for and/or make presentations to the medical profession (especially in a hospital setting), and to community, governmental, and non-profit agencies. Graduates may also be prepared to sit for the International Board Certification for Lactation Consultants (IBCLC) examination offered by the International Board of Lactation Consultant Examiners.

The major is offered through a learning partnership with Healthy Children. Through The Center for Breastfeeding, Healthy Children is the largest national provider of lactation management education for health-care providers. Healthy Children is a founding member of the United States Breastfeeding Committee (USBC), and an invited member of the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) Breastfeeding Promotion Consortium.

For more information or to RSVP to the open house, contact Brooke Fletcher at or at 513-487-1219.

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