Health Promotion: Breastfeeding

This micro skills course aims to enhance the learner’s knowledge of how to promote breastfeeding by exploring factors that influence breastfeeding initiation, duration and exclusivity.

Delivery Mode
Online - Self Paced
Course Duration
30-60 minutes
Course Type
Yes, on completion
Course Code
Content Provider
Royal College of General Practitioners

What will I learn?

  1. By the end of this session you will be able to:
  2. Identify factors that enable women to breastfeed, or interfere with their ability to initiate and continue breastfeeding, to include socio-cultural context, health service barriers and the promotion of breast milk substitutes
  3. Explain the role of national and international policy and legislation in promoting, protecting and supporting breastfeeding
  4. Identify evidence-based interventions that have the potential to enable women to breastfeed

Course provided in association with


  • This eLearning session is provided by the Content Providers listed above but it does not in any way constitute a qualification or accreditation from them.
  • Certificates provided at the end of each session are issued by Talisium under licence and cannot be used by students to seek membership, fellowship or any other form of recognition by the Content Provider.
  • This micro skills course may contain references to UK laws, regulations, policies and practice guidelines.
  • You should apply the lessons within the context of your local environment.
  • This micro skills course may contain features that are not optimised for mobile devices.