Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München (LMU)
Breastfeeding and Adequate Substitutes
Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München (LMU)

Breastfeeding and Adequate Substitutes

Taught in English

Some content may not be translated

2,985 already enrolled

Course

Gain insight into a topic and learn the fundamentals

Prof. Dr. Berthold Koletzko
Dr. Shweta Feher

Instructors: Prof. Dr. Berthold Koletzko

5.0

(26 reviews)

Intermediate level
Some related experience required
8 hours to complete
3 weeks at 2 hours a week
Flexible schedule
Learn at your own pace

Details to know

Shareable certificate

Add to your LinkedIn profile

Assessments

4 quizzes

See how employees at top companies are mastering in-demand skills

Placeholder
Placeholder

Earn a career certificate

Add this credential to your LinkedIn profile, resume, or CV

Share it on social media and in your performance review

Placeholder

There are 5 modules in this course

What's included

1 video1 reading

In this unit, we will focus on the anatomy and physiology of human lactation along with various health benefits that breastfeeding provides to both mothers and infants, and the myriad of components that make human milk such a unique nature masterpiece.

What's included

9 videos16 readings1 quiz

In this unit, we will explore the practical aspects of breastfeeding. For example, how to achieve a proper position and latch, the various challenges that may arise, and the role of healthcare professionals in supporting a successful and comfortable breastfeeding journey for the family. Additionally, we will look at breastfeeding statistics worldwide, concluding that breastfeeding is not a one-woman job, but a collective effort that requires participation and support of the whole society.

What's included

7 videos12 readings1 quiz

In this unit, we will discuss the criteria for choosing the right breastmilk substitute (BMS) required for the proper growth and development of infants who are fully or partially formula-fed. In addition, we will demonstrate the adequate procedure for the preparation of bottles and a correct bottle-feeding technique, which are also applicable for feeding breastmilk to an infant through a bottle. Towards the end, we will provide an overview of the regulations in place to prevent the inappropriate promotion of BMS, which may undermine breastfeeding.

What's included

8 videos14 readings1 quiz

What's included

1 video1 quiz1 discussion prompt

Instructors

Instructor ratings
5.0 (5 ratings)
Prof. Dr. Berthold Koletzko
Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München (LMU)
2 Courses105,566 learners
Dr. Shweta Feher
Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München (LMU)
1 Course2,985 learners

Offered by

Recommended if you're interested in Nutrition

Why people choose Coursera for their career

Felipe M.
Learner since 2018
"To be able to take courses at my own pace and rhythm has been an amazing experience. I can learn whenever it fits my schedule and mood."
Jennifer J.
Learner since 2020
"I directly applied the concepts and skills I learned from my courses to an exciting new project at work."
Larry W.
Learner since 2021
"When I need courses on topics that my university doesn't offer, Coursera is one of the best places to go."
Chaitanya A.
"Learning isn't just about being better at your job: it's so much more than that. Coursera allows me to learn without limits."

Learner reviews

Showing 3 of 26

5.0

26 reviews

  • 5 stars

    96.15%

  • 4 stars

    3.84%

  • 3 stars

    0%

  • 2 stars

    0%

  • 1 star

    0%

MM
5

Reviewed on Jul 11, 2023

C
5

Reviewed on Mar 17, 2023

HS
5

Reviewed on Oct 20, 2023

New to Nutrition? Start here.

Placeholder

Open new doors with Coursera Plus

Unlimited access to 7,000+ world-class courses, hands-on projects, and job-ready certificate programs - all included in your subscription

Advance your career with an online degree

Earn a degree from world-class universities - 100% online

Join over 3,400 global companies that choose Coursera for Business

Upskill your employees to excel in the digital economy

Frequently asked questions