Now in German: PROVIDE Training Compendium

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  • 23 May. 2024
Prof Eva Cignacco Prof Claire De Labrusse 5085

This free resource trains healthcare practitioners on bringing lifesaving mothers' own milk to infants in intensive care. 

Included are over 30 videos showing healthcare professionals, babies and families in a neonatal unit. The videos are supplemented by over 20 information sheets for staff, educators and families. 

Access the PROVIDE Training Compendium here on LactaHub (

The videos and information sheets were translated and adapted by the Bern University of Applied Sciences for integration into Swiss nurse and midwife training programs. 

They are being translated into French by the Haute Ecole de Santé Vaud and expected to become available in 2024.

Read the press release in PDF (German and French). 

PROVIDE – A Training Compendium on Providing Mothers' Own Milk in NICU Settings, combines decades of research with clinical practice and covers the essentials of breastmilk feeding and lactation care in neonatal intensive care. It was created by Rush University Medical Center and launched on LactaHub in 2020.  

Photo: Prof. Eva Cignacco und Prof. Claire de Labrusse presenting PROVIDE at workshop during the Swiss Midwifery Congress in Baden, 17 May 2024.