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Breastfeeding Medicine & Primary Care Community

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 An Introduction to Lactation Consultant (LC)/Primary Care Provider(PCP) Team-Based Care 

 Ann M. Witt, MD, FABM, IBCLC

JOIN our community to get access  Dr. Witt's FULL introductory video on the the basic principles of team-based care and how it applies to outpatient breastfeeding support.  Play the 1 minute video clip now for an overview.


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One of the goals of BfMed Primary Care is to spread the word about the power and potential of the Lactation Consultant/Primary Care Provider (LC/PCP) Team-Based Care model of breastfeeding support.

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Team-based LC/PCP care acknowledges:

  1. Families want to breastfeed and health care provider support is important for successful breastfeeding.
  2. Families experience breastfeeding challenges and need a plan that addresses these difficulties. 
  3. Education of the breastfeeding family takes time and breastfeeding knowledge.
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First Weeks Course

Join other healthcare providers in providing timely, clinically relevant, practical support to your families.  

  • Instruction on fundamental skills
  • Evidence-based evaluation and management of common lactation difficulties
  • Clinically relevant, case-based presentations
  • 4.75 hours of AAFP category 1 prescribed CME // 4.75 L- CERPS 
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Wondering how to get started? Check out our blogs on primary care breastfeeding support to learn about:

  • Coding and billing for lactation care
  • The Business Case for Breastfeeding
  • Quality Improvement Initiatives in Primary Care
  • 6-Point Practice Assessment
  • What is a Breastfeeding Friendly Medical Office?
  • + so much more
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