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Guidance to Keep Newborn Babies Safe and Healthy

University of Colorado System via Coursera

  • Provider Coursera
  • Subject Nutrition & Wellness
  • Cost Free Online Course (Audit)
  • Session Upcoming
  • Language English
  • Certificate Paid Certificate Available
  • Effort 5 hours a week
  • Start Date
  • Duration 4 weeks long
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In your previous 2 courses, you learned some medical interventions and skills to keep newborns healthy in the days and weeks after they have been born.  In this course, you will learn some key things that parents will need to do to keep their babies safe and healthy. The Guidance to Keep Newborn Babies Safe and Healthy Course will teach you best practices for how your baby will spend most of their day: eating, sleeping, and sometimes crying. Parents need to understand how to optimize nutrition, how to create a safe and happy sleep environment, how to safely transport their baby in their car, and how to respond to their baby’s crying.

A newborn baby is an amazing beautiful life filled with hope.  There is so much that goes into making sure that babies are born healthy, and so much more to think about after they are born.  Whether you are in the health care field, or even a parent, this course is the perfect educational opportunity for you to keep newborn babies healthy in the days and weeks after they are born!

Syllabus

  1. Safe Newborn Sleep
  2. CAR SEAT SAFETY
  3. TEMPERAMENT AND COLIC
  4. BREASTFEEDING AND FORMULA FEEDING

 

 

Taught by

Christine Gold, Mary Kohn, MD and Daniel Nicklas

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