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Breastfeeding and Adequate Substitutes

Ludwig-Maximilians-Universit√§t M√ľnchen (LMU)

Join the Breastfeeding and Adequate Substitutes course to gain valuable insights into infant nutrition, human milk composition, and breastfeeding practices. This comprehensive course addresses the importance of adequate nutrition for infants and the potential health consequences of nutritional imbalances. You will delve into the theoretical and practical aspects of infant nutrition, including the latest research findings and international recommendations, aimed at improving children's health worldwide.

The course covers topics such as the composition and health benefits of breastmilk, the practice of breastfeeding, and breastmilk substitutes. You will explore the intricate details of human milk, from its macronutrients and micronutrients to the bioactive components that support infant development. Additionally, you will gain practical knowledge on breastfeeding challenges, expressing and storing breastmilk, and the feasibility of breastfeeding in various maternal and infant health conditions.

Furthermore, the course provides a comprehensive understanding of breastmilk substitutes, including their composition, effects on infant health, and the importance of accurate and hygienic preparation. You will also explore the global status of breastfeeding and the experiences of parents from diverse cultural backgrounds, offering valuable insights into infant feeding practices around the world.

By enrolling in this course, you will equip yourself with the essential knowledge and practical skills to contribute to the optimal nutrition and health of infants, thereby making a positive impact on the well-being of children globally.

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Course Modules

The Breastfeeding and Adequate Substitutes course comprises comprehensive modules covering human milk composition, breastfeeding practices, and breastmilk substitutes. Gain valuable insights into infant nutrition, maternal health, and global feeding practices.

Welcome to Breastfeeding and Adequate Substitutes

Infant Nutrition: An Introduction

  • Explore the fundamental concepts of infant nutrition and its impact on child development.
  • Gain insights into the essential components of a balanced infant diet.

Unit 1: Breastmilk Composition and Health Benefits

Unit 1: Breastmilk Composition and Health Benefits

  • Delve into the intricate details of human milk composition and its role in supporting infant health and development.
  • Understand the potential cognitive and physiological benefits of breastfeeding for infants.
  • Explore the bioactive components of human milk and their significance in nurturing infants.

Unit 2: The Practice of Breastfeeding

Unit 2: The Practice of Breastfeeding

  • Learn about the practical aspects of breastfeeding, including challenges and recommendations from lactation consultants.
  • Explore the global status of breastfeeding and the feasibility of breastfeeding in diverse maternal and infant health conditions.

Unit 3: Breastmilk Substitutes (BMS)

Unit 3: Breastmilk Substitutes (BMS)

  • Gain comprehensive knowledge of breastmilk substitutes, their composition, and their impact on infant health.
  • Understand the importance of accurate and hygienic preparation of breastmilk substitutes.
  • Explore the marketing and potential consequences of using breastmilk substitutes.

Key Messages & Final Words

Key Messages & Final Words

  • Summarize the key takeaways from the course, reinforcing the importance of infant nutrition and maternal health.
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