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Infant and Young Child Feeding in Emergencies Course

January 22 - February 1

Carolina Global Breastfeeding Institute

The next “Infant and Young Child Feeding in Emergencies” (IYCF-E) course will begin January 22, 2024. Registration is required and will close on January 19th.

CCHCs trained in IYCF-E will be equipped to train child care program staff in implementing Infant and Young Child Feeding in Emergencies. In this trainer course, CCHCs will learn key principles of IYCF-E, to recognize the importance of IYCF-E practices in the ECE setting, and how child care programs can integrate IYCF-E best practices in preparing for an emergency.

This course is made up of four parts, two asynchronous and two synchronous virtual sessions. In order to receive a certificate of completion, it is required that each participant complete both asynchronous modules and attend both virtual sessions.


Part One: Introduction to IYCF-E (Asynchronous online module)

Released Jan. 22nd; Complete by Jan. 25th  

Part Two: BFCC Emergency Mitigation 10 Steps (Synchronous virtual session)

Attend virtual session on Jan. 25th from 12:30pm – 2:00pm

Part Three: Reflection on Gaps in Child Care EPR + Review of BFCC Emergency Mitigation 10 Steps (Asynchronous online module)

Released Jan. 29th; Complete by Feb. 1st

Part Four: Emergency Kits and Application – Integrating IYCF-E practices in the ECE setting

Attend virtual session on Feb. 1st from 12:30pm – 2:00pm

The virtual sessions will be on Zoom and the links will be sent once registration closes on Jan. 19th.

Register by clicking this link.

For questions or more information, contact Courtney Summey at courtney_summey@unc.edu.

This course is for CCHCs only. Please do not share the information or link to the course with others who are not CCHCs.


January 22
February 1
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Zoom meeting


NC Child Care Health and Safety Resource Center