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  • CONF 2016 Growth Charts: Use and Misuse

    Contains 3 Component(s), Includes Credits

    In this session, Dr. Gonzalez reviews the correct way to use growth charts to determine growth in nurslings. Through several case studies, he illustrates normal growth and development, how normal growth and development vary significantly, and how the misuse of growth charts can lead to babies being labeled as having problems when they are not at all having problems. Dr. Gonzalez is both knowledgeable about the subject matter and entertaining in its presentation. Credit: 1 L CERP and 1 Contact Hour

    Growth Charts: Use and Misuse

    In this session, Dr. Gonzalez reviews the correct way to use growth charts to determine growth in nurslings. Through several case studies, he illustrates normal growth and development, how normal growth and development vary significantly, and how the misuse of growth charts can lead to babies being labeled as having problems when they are not at all having problems. Dr. Gonzalez is both knowledgeable about the subject matter and entertaining in its presentation.

    Credit: 1 L CERP and 1 Contact Hour

    Source: ILCA Conference 2016

    Presented by: Carlos González, MD

    Upon completion, the learner will be able to:

    • Explain how to assess weight and height using growth charts
    • Describe the variability of normal human growth
    • Discuss how growth assessment can do harm

    Learning Level: All

    Disclosures: ILCA accepts no commercial support for continuing education activities. The activity planners have no conflicts of interest to declare. The presenter has no significant financial interest or other relationship with the manufacturer(s) of any product(s) or provider(s) of any services relating to the subject matter of this presentation unless otherwise stated below.

    CERPs: ILCA is an approved provider of Continuing Education Recognition Points (CERPs) with the International Board of Lactation Consultant Examiners (IBLCE). (CLT-108-7).

    ANCC: ILCA is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation. (ILCA-P0286). Accepted for BRN credit by the Board of Registered Nursing.

    CDR: The CDR accepts hours without prior CDR approval and recognizes approval by the ANCC. When recording hours on the CDR Activity Log, indicate the provider as "ILCA (ANCC)."

    Carlos González

    MD

    Dr. Carlos González is an international speaker, author, and pediatrician in private practice. He has lectured at breastfeeding conferences, seminars, and courses throughout Europe and the Americas. He has a long history of engaging in breastfeeding promotion, including serving as a member of the International Baby Food Action Network (IBFAN) since 1986 and as the founder and president of the Catalan Breastfeeding Association since 1991. He has written numerous books and other publications about breastfeeding, which have been translated from Spanish into German, Italian, English, Japanese, Catalan, French, Turkish, Polish, Serbian, and Russian. He has translated several breastfeeding publications into Catalan and Spanish. He is the father of three breastfed children.

  • CONF 2016 Skin to Skin Care Decreases Procedural Pain for Newborns

    Contains 3 Component(s), Includes Credits

    In this compelling session, the speakers identify the negative consequences of newborn exposure to numerous painful procedures after delivery and discuss how parent-provided skin-to-skin care can decrease procedural pain in newborns no matter how they are fed. They present the results of the pilot study they conducted at a Baby Friendly designated hospital in the United States. The session describes how they used a PICO question (Problem or Population, Intervention, Comparison, Outcomes) to encourage their facility to question its current practices, examine the evidence, and change to engaging in evidence-based practice to reduce newborn pain. The PICO question was “For newborns born at more than 37 weeks gestation, does the use of skin-to-skin care reduce procedural pain?” The study showed a significant reduction of procedural pain in newborns receiving skin-to-skin care. Credit: 1 L CERP and 1 Contact Hour

    Skin to Skin Care Decreases Procedural Pain for Newborns

    In this compelling session, the speakers identify the negative consequences of newborn exposure to numerous painful procedures after delivery and discuss how parent-provided skin-to-skin care can decrease procedural pain in newborns no matter how they are fed. They present the results of the pilot study they conducted at a Baby Friendly designated hospital in the United States. The session describes how they used a PICO question (Problem or Population, Intervention, Comparison, Outcomes) to encourage their facility to question its current practices, examine the evidence, and change to engaging in evidence-based practice to reduce newborn pain. The PICO question was “For newborns born at more than 37 weeks gestation, does the use of skin-to-skin care reduce procedural pain?” The study showed a significant reduction of procedural pain in newborns receiving skin-to-skin care.

    Credit: 1 L CERP and 1 Contact Hour

    Source: ILCA Conference 2016

    Presented by: Rebecca Law, RN, MA, IBCLC, ANLC and Kimberly Williams, RNC-MNN, BSN

    Upon completion, the learner will be able to:

    • List two negative consequences of newborn exposure to numerous painful procedures
    • Explain how to use skin-to-skin care to decrease procedural pain in newborns
    • Describe the outcome of a pilot study showing significant reduction of procedural pain in newborns receiving skin-to-skin care

    Learning Level: Intermediate

    Disclosures: ILCA accepts no commercial support for continuing education activities. The activity planners have no conflicts of interest to declare. The presenter has no significant financial interest or other relationship with the manufacturer(s) of any product(s) or provider(s) of any services relating to the subject matter of this presentation unless otherwise stated below.

    CERPs: ILCA is an approved provider of Continuing Education Recognition Points (CERPs) with the International Board of Lactation Consultant Examiners (IBLCE). (CLT-108-7).

    ANCC: ILCA is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation. (ILCA-P0286). Accepted for BRN credit by the Board of Registered Nursing.

    CDR: The CDR accepts hours without prior CDR approval and recognizes approval by the ANCC. When recording hours on the CDR Activity Log, indicate the provider as "ILCA (ANCC)."

    Rebecca Law

    RN, MA, IBCLC, ANLC

    Kimberly Williams

    RNC-MNN, BSN

    Kim Williams, RNC, BSN, is the mother-baby nurse manager of the Maternal Newborn Postpartum Unit at the Texas Health Harris Methodist Hospital in downtown, Fort Worth, Texas United States. She has the passion to improve outcome for postpartum mothers and their newborns. As an advocate for skin-to-skin care, she and her team implemented skin-to-skin care as a best practice to decrease newborn procedural pain. She has serve as the manager for her unit for 10 years. She has been committed to Texas Health Resources for over 18 years. Their woman's service department has been re-designated as a Baby Friendly Hospital. They have won the local recognition of "The Best Place to Have a Baby" for 19 years.

  • CONF 2016 The Affective Needs of Children: Crying and the Need for Comforting

    Contains 3 Component(s), Includes Credits

    In this humorous but evidence-based session, Dr. Carlos González, offers a delightful, basic review of why human infants need to be near their mothers/caregivers, and why carrying and keeping infants near, even during sleep, is a developmentally appropriate response to the innate proximity-seeking behaviors exhibited by all infants. He explains from a biological and anthropological perspective why infant separation is not normal for human survival. In the words of the speaker, “Children all over the world, just like the offspring of many other species, want to be with their mothers all day (and night) long, want to be carried, and cry when separated from their mothers. But, many people in our western industrialized culture see that as abnormal. Our children are not our enemies. They want to be with us, because they love us. A lot.” Credit: 1 R CERP and 1 Contact Hour

    The Affective Needs of Children: Crying and the Need for Comforting

    In this humorous but evidence-based session, Dr. Carlos González, offers a delightful, basic review of why human infants need to be near their mothers/caregivers, and why carrying and keeping infants near, even during sleep, is a developmentally appropriate response to the innate proximity-seeking behaviors exhibited by all infants. He explains from a biological and anthropological perspective why infant separation is not normal for human survival. In the words of the speaker, “Children all over the world, just like the offspring of many other species, want to be with their mothers all day (and night) long, want to be carried, and cry when separated from their mothers. But, many people in our western industrialized culture see that as abnormal. Our children are not our enemies. They want to be with us, because they love us. A lot.”

    Credit: 1 R CERP and 1 Contact Hour

    Source: ILCA Conference 2016

    Presented by: Carlos González, MD

    Upon completion, the learner will be able to:

    • Describe why babies want to be carried
    • Explain why babies don’t want to sleep alone
    • Compare mother and infant behavior in different species and cultures

    Learning Level: Beginner/Intermediate

    Disclosures: ILCA accepts no commercial support for continuing education activities. The activity planners have no conflicts of interest to declare. The presenter has no significant financial interest or other relationship with the manufacturer(s) of any product(s) or provider(s) of any services relating to the subject matter of this presentation unless otherwise stated below.

    CERPs: ILCA is an approved provider of Continuing Education Recognition Points (CERPs) with the International Board of Lactation Consultant Examiners (IBLCE). (CLT-108-7).

    ANCC: ILCA is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation. (ILCA-P0286). Accepted for BRN credit by the Board of Registered Nursing.

    CDR: The CDR accepts hours without prior CDR approval and recognizes approval by the ANCC. When recording hours on the CDR Activity Log, indicate the provider as "ILCA (ANCC)."

    Carlos González

    MD

    Dr. Carlos González is an international speaker, author, and pediatrician in private practice. He has lectured at breastfeeding conferences, seminars, and courses throughout Europe and the Americas. He has a long history of engaging in breastfeeding promotion, including serving as a member of the International Baby Food Action Network (IBFAN) since 1986 and as the founder and president of the Catalan Breastfeeding Association since 1991. He has written numerous books and other publications about breastfeeding, which have been translated from Spanish into German, Italian, English, Japanese, Catalan, French, Turkish, Polish, Serbian, and Russian. He has translated several breastfeeding publications into Catalan and Spanish. He is the father of three breastfed children.

  • CONF 2016 Cooperative Infant Feeding in Humans: Biocultural Perspectives of Sharing Human Milk

    Contains 3 Component(s), Includes Credits

    Dr. Palmquist reviews the origins of breastfeeding and human milk sharing through her unique perspective as an anthropologist. This session reviews information about alloparenting and allomaternal breastfeeding across many cultural contexts, as well as research into cultural norms and taboos. It helps learners understand the origins of human milk sharing and societal views of the practice today and deepens our understanding of the importance of human milk for all human infants. Credit: 1 L CERP and 1 Contact Hour

    Cooperative Infant Feeding in Humans: Biocultural Perspectives of Sharing Human Milk

    Dr. Palmquist reviews the origins of breastfeeding and human milk sharing through her unique perspective as an anthropologist. This session reviews information about alloparenting and allomaternal breastfeeding across many cultural contexts, as well as research into cultural norms and taboos. It helps learners understand the origins of human milk sharing and societal views of the practice today and deepens our understanding of the importance of human milk for all human infants.

    Credit: 1 L CERP and 1 Contact Hour

    Source: ILCA Conference 2016

    Presented by: Aunchalee Palmquist, PhD, IBCLC

    Upon completion, the learner will be able to:

    • Describe human milk sharing practices across cultures and history
    • Explain the importance of cooperative infant caregiving in humans
    • Discuss the ways in which human milk sharing is related to global health

    Learning Level: Intermediate/Advanced

    Disclosures: ILCA accepts no commercial support for continuing education activities. The activity planners have no conflicts of interest to declare. The presenter has no significant financial interest or other relationship with the manufacturer(s) of any product(s) or provider(s) of any services relating to the subject matter of this presentation unless otherwise stated below.

    CERPs: ILCA is an approved provider of Continuing Education Recognition Points (CERPs) with the International Board of Lactation Consultant Examiners (IBLCE). (CLT-108-7).

    ANCC: ILCA is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation. (ILCA-P0286). Accepted for BRN credit by the Board of Registered Nursing.

    CDR: The CDR accepts hours without prior CDR approval and recognizes approval by the ANCC. When recording hours on the CDR Activity Log, indicate the provider as "ILCA (ANCC)."

    Aunchalee Palmquist

    PhD, IBCLC

    Dr. Palmquist is Assistant Professor in the Dept. of Maternal and Child Health and the Carolina Global Breastfeeding Institute, Gillings School of Global Public Health, University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill. She is a medical anthropologist and an International Board Certified Lactation Consultant (IBCLC). Dr. Palmquist has served as an International Lactation Consultants Association (ILCA) liaison to the United Nations advocating for global breastfeeding policy, and represents CGBI in the WHO/UNICEF Global Breastfeeding Collective. Her recent research focuses on critical biocultural contexts of breastfeeding and human lactation, global maternal-child health disparities, human milk sharing and milk banking, and infant and young child feeding in emergencies. She has led workshops on cultural humility for health care professionals and has over 20 years of experience working in community-based settings, on topics ranging from indigenous, immigrant, and refugee health, marine resource management, HIV/AIDS, addiction and substance use, breast cancer, and maternal and child health.

  • CONF 2016 Developing a Clinical Lactation Training Program: A Model for Academic Medical Centers

    Contains 3 Component(s), Includes Credits

    Obtaining the necessary lactation training to fulfill the eligibility requirements of the IBLCE certification examination can be difficult. For aspiring IBCLCs, completion of a Pathway 3 program may be their only option to meet the requirements. However, finding mentors to directly supervise their training can be a major obstacle. The speakers of this informative session present their experiences implementing a Pathway 3 clinical lactation training program in a university health system in the United States. They discuss the planning process in developing a 6-month, full-time, clinical training program designed to meet the 500-hour clinical experience requirement. Their model may be used as a guideline by lactation departments at other medical centers to develop their own clinical lactation training program. Credit: 1 L CERP and 1 Contact Hour

    Developing a Clinical Lactation Training Program: A Model for Academic Medical Centers

    Obtaining the necessary lactation training to fulfill the eligibility requirements of the IBLCE certification examination can be difficult.  For aspiring IBCLCs, completion of a Pathway 3 program may be their only option to meet the requirements. However, finding mentors to directly supervise their training can be a major obstacle. The speakers of this informative session present their experiences implementing a Pathway 3 clinical lactation training program in a university health system in the United States. They discuss the planning process in developing a 6-month, full-time, clinical training program designed to meet the 500-hour clinical experience requirement. Their model may be used as a guideline by lactation departments at other medical centers to develop their own clinical lactation training program.

    Credit: 1 L CERP and 1 Contact Hour

    Source: ILCA Conference 2016

    Presented by: Becky Mannel, BS, IBCLC, FILCA and Ingrid Dixon, RN, BSN, IBCLC

    Upon completion, the learner will be able to:

    • Describe the Pathway 3 clinical training requirement for the International Board of Lactation Consultant Examiners certification exam
    • Identify 1 barrier to gaining the clinical training experience required for IBLCE’s certification exam
    • Describe one model for implementing a Pathway 3 clinical training program at an academic medical center

    Learning Level: Intermediate/Advanced

    Disclosures: ILCA accepts no commercial support for continuing education activities. The activity planners have no conflicts of interest to declare. The presenter has no significant financial interest or other relationship with the manufacturer(s) of any product(s) or provider(s) of any services relating to the subject matter of this presentation unless otherwise stated below.

    CERPs: ILCA is an approved provider of Continuing Education Recognition Points (CERPs) with the International Board of Lactation Consultant Examiners (IBLCE). (CLT-108-7).

    ANCC: ILCA is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation. (ILCA-P0286). Accepted for BRN credit by the Board of Registered Nursing.

    CDR: The CDR accepts hours without prior CDR approval and recognizes approval by the ANCC. When recording hours on the CDR Activity Log, indicate the provider as "ILCA (ANCC)."

    Becky Mannel

    BS, IBCLC, FILCA

    Becky Mannel is the Director of the Oklahoma Breastfeeding Resource Center in the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology at the Oklahoma University Health Sciences Center and the Executive Director for the Oklahoma Mothers’ Milk Bank in the United States. She leads the Becoming Baby-Friendly in Oklahoma project sponsored by the Oklahoma State Department of Health (OSDH). Becky also developed and oversees the Oklahoma Breastfeeding Hotline and provides professional training/education to all Oklahoma hospitals to improve their breastfeeding care and outcomes--both OSDH-funded projects. She represents the International Board of Lactation Consultant Examiners on the US Breastfeeding Committee and has served twice as Lead Editor for the International Lactation Consultant Association textbook, Core Curriculum for Lactation Consultant Practice. She is past Chair of the International Board of Lactation Consultant Examiners (IBLCE) and past President of the International Lactation Consultant Association (ILCA).

    Ingrid Dixon

    RN, BSN, IBCLC

    Ingrid Dixon is a Registered Nurse (RN) and International Board Certified Lactation Consultant (IBCLC). She is a member of the International Lactation Consultant Association and the United States Lactation Consultant Association, and serves on the board of directors for the Oklahoma Lactation Consultant Association. She is a graduate of the University of Oklahoma College Of Nursing in the United States. She is mother to three amazing children all of whom she breastfed for 2 years or more.

  • WEBINAR - Interventions to Improve Breastfeeding Self-efficacy and Resultant Breastfeeding Rates: A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis

    Contains 3 Component(s), Includes Credits Recorded On: 10/30/2017

    Maternal breastfeeding self-efficacy (BSE) is reflective of a mother’s confidence in breastfeeding and is a modifiable factor that can improve breastfeeding outcomes. Breastfeeding self-efficacy theory purports that women with higher BSE will have better breastfeeding outcomes. Credit: 1 L-CERP/1 Contact Hour

    Interventions to Improve Breastfeeding Self-efficacy and Resultant Breastfeeding Rates: A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis

    Maternal breastfeeding self-efficacy (BSE) is reflective of a mother’s confidence in breastfeeding and is a modifiable factor that can improve breastfeeding outcomes. Breastfeeding self-efficacy theory purports that women with higher BSE will have better breastfeeding outcomes.

    Credit: 1 L-CERP/1 Contact Hour

    Source: Webinar 30 October 2017

    Presented by: Meredith Brockway, RN, PhD(c), IBCLC

    Upon completion, the learner will be able to : •   Identify and describe the concept of breastfeeding self-efficacy and how it relates to breastfeeding outcomes.

    •    Appraise and evaluate if interventions to improve breastfeeding self-efficacy are effective in improving breastfeeding rates.

    •   Identify qualities of interventions that are more successful in improving breastfeeding self-efficacy and breastfeeding rates.

    Learning Level: Beginner/Intermediate

    Disclosures:  ILCA accepts no commercial support for continuing education activities. The activity planners have no conflicts of interest to declare. The presenter has no significant financial interest or other relationship with the manufacturer(s) of any product(s) or provider(s) of any services relating to the subject matter of this presentation unless otherwise stated below.

    CERPs: ILCA is an approved provider of Continuing Education Recognition Points (CERPs) with the International Board of Lactation Consultant Examiners (IBLCE). (CLT-108-7).

    ANCC: ILCA is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation. (ILCA-P0286). Accepted for BRN credit by the Board of Registered Nursing.

    CDR: The CDR accepts hours without prior CDR approval and recognizes approval by the ANCC. When recording hours on the CDR Activity Log, indicate the provider as "ILCA (ANCC)."

    Meredith Brockway

    RN, PhD(c), IBCLC

    Meredith is a PhD candidate in the Faculty of Nursing with the University of Calgary. She is a trainee with the Alberta Children’s Hospital Research Institute and with Alberta Innovates Health Solutions – Strategy for Patient Oriented Research. Meredith is an RN and an IBCLC, holding both a BN and a BSc in biotechnology. Meredith has worked in maternal-child health since 2004 and has always maintained a keen interest in maternal experiences with breastfeeding. Meredith started her graduate education in nursing in 2013 and transferred directly from the Master of Nursing program to the PhD program in January of 2015. Her graduate work explored healthcare providers’ perceptions of breastfeeding beyond infancy (extended breastfeeding). Currently, in her PhD Meredith is examining the impact of the Family Integrated Care intervention on maternal experiences with breastfeeding in level II NICU.

  • WEBINAR - Infant and Young Child Feeding in Emergencies: Global Policy at a Field Level

    Contains 3 Component(s), Includes Credits Recorded On: 09/28/2017

    Infant and Young Child Feeding in Emergencies (IYCF-E) is a very important area of global programming and advocacy but is often overlooked. This webinar presents global policies that apply to IYCF-E and how to successfully translate these policies into action on the ground to benefit families in crisis and emergency. Credit: 1 L-CERP and 1 Contact Hour

    Infant and Young Child Feeding in Emergencies: Global Policy at a Field Level

    Infant and Young Child Feeding in Emergencies (IYCF-E) is a very important area of global programming and advocacy but is often overlooked. This webinar presents global policies that apply to IYCF-E and how to successfully translate these policies into action on the ground to benefit families in crisis and emergency.

    Credit: 1 L-CERP and 1 Contact Hour

    Source: Webinar 28 September 2017

    imagePresented by: Brooke Bauer, MPH

    Upon completion, the learner will be able to:

    • List barriers to breastfeeding in emergency settings
    • Explain maternal choice during emergencies
    • Describe methods of appropriate IYCFE response

    Learning Level:  Beginner/Intermediate

    Disclosures:  ILCA accepts no commercial support for continuing education activities. The activity planners have no conflicts of interest to declare. The presenter has no significant financial interest or other relationship with the manufacturer(s) of any product(s) or provider(s) of any services relating to the subject matter of this presentation unless otherwise stated below.

    CERPs: ILCA is an approved provider of Continuing Education Recognition Points (CERPs) with the International Board of Lactation Consultant Examiners (IBLCE). (CLT-108-7).

    ANCC: ILCA is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation. (ILCA-P0286). Accepted for BRN credit by the Board of Registered Nursing.

    CDR: The CDR accepts hours without prior CDR approval and recognizes approval by the ANCC. When recording hours on the CDR Activity Log, indicate the provider as "ILCA (ANCC)."

    Brooke Bauer

    MPH

    Brooke Bauer is the founder and CEO of Nurture Project International, an international NGO providing reproductive healthcare and nutrition support in crisis and emergency situations. Brooke has worked in health and human rights for over a decade and has worked on public health projects globally including South America, Middle East, Europe, and East Africa. Brooke's specific focus is on lactation and reproductive health in fragile and conflict states, infectious disease, obstetric violence, sexual violence, and human trafficking.

  • CONF 2017 Canada, Birthplace of a Global Milk Sharing Network: History, Impact, and Informed Decision Making

    Contains 3 Component(s), Includes Credits Recorded On: 07/22/2017

    In this session, Sandra Wesley and Jodine Chase provide an overview of the formation of global milksharing networks, describe the various ways that donor human milk is used in the hospital setting, and discuss opportunities to support families to make informed choices with regard to milksharing given the options, risks, and benefits unique to their context.

    Canada, Birthplace of a Global Milk Sharing Network: History, Impact, and Informed Decision Making

    In this session, Sandra Wesley and Jodine Chase provide an overview of the formation of global milksharing networks, describe the various ways that donor human milk is used in the hospital setting, and discuss opportunities to support families to make informed choices with regard to milksharing given the options, risks, and benefits unique to their context.

    Credit: 1 L CERP and 1 Contact Hour

    Source: ILCA Conference 2017

    Presented by: Jodine Chase and Sandra Wesley

    Upon completion, the learner will be able to:

    • Explain the history of the formation of global milksharing networks.
    • Identify how donor human milk is used in the hospital setting.
    • Identify opportunities to support families to make informed choices with regard to milksharing.

    Learning Level: Beginner/Intermediate

    Disclosures: ILCA accepts no commercial support for continuing education activities. The activity planners have no conflicts of interest to declare. The presenter has no significant financial interest or other relationship with the manufacturer(s) of any product(s) or provider(s) of any services relating to the subject matter of this presentation unless otherwise stated below.

    CERPs: ILCA is an approved provider of Continuing Education Recognition Points (CERPs) with the International Board of Lactation Consultant Examiners (IBLCE). (CLT-108-7).

    ANCC: ILCA is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation. (ILCA-P0286). Accepted for BRN credit by the Board of Registered Nursing.

    CDR: The CDR accepts hours without prior CDR approval and recognizes approval by the ANCC. When recording hours on the CDR Activity Log, indicate the provider as "ILCA (ANCC)."

    Jodine Chase

    Jodine Chase is a public relations and communications consultant specializing in issues and crisis management news analysis. She is currently enroled in a Master of Arts program at Royal Roads, specializing in Intercultural and International Communication and Disaster and Emergency Management. Along with co-lead Michelle Pensa Branco, MPH, IBCLC, Jodine founded SafelyFed Canada, which is a national, non-profit, non-partisan organization dedicated to the protection of infants and young children in emergency through safe and appropriate feeding. SafelyFed Canada advocates for improved infant feeding policy federally, provincially and locally, designs and delivers training and co-ordinates direct aid to families in emergencies through our staff, volunteers and partner organizations.

    Sandra Wesley

    Sandra Wesley is a long-time lactivist and activist in various fields relating to the ethics of women's bodily autonomy and reproductive rights. After working for many years in a fertility clinic in surrogacy and egg donation programs, she is now the Executive Director of Stella, l'amie de Maimie, a Montreal-based community organisation in Canada by and for sex workers that provides services to thousands of sex workers every year and fights for the decriminalisation of sex work. She is also a founding member of the global milksharing network Human Milk 4 Human Babies.

  • CONF 2017 Catalyzing Change: Building Baby-Friendly Momentum in Vulnerable Communities

    Contains 3 Component(s), Includes Credits Recorded On: 07/22/2017

    Promoting and supporting lactation is essential to improve the future health of parents and their children. Racial and ethnic disparities in breastfeeding rates and perinatal care practices unfortunately continue to be major challenges faced by at-risk populations in the United States. This session identifies the special challenges of vulnerable communities and presents strategies implemented by the CHAMPS initiative (Community and Hospitals Advancing Maternity Practices South) in the Deep Southern United States to engage vulnerable communities in overcoming barriers to better support breastfeeding and maternity care practices. For example, the session highlights the importance of community engagement and building relationships with community members rather than imposing your perceived solutions on them. It also discusses how to gain momentum for system level changes by focusing on smaller changes—such as rooming-in, skin to skin at delivery, and exclusive human milk feeding—which resulted in the larger change of hospitals entering the BFHI pathway.

    Catalyzing Change: Building Baby-Friendly Momentum in Vulnerable Communities

    Promoting and supporting lactation is essential to improve the future health of parents and their children. Racial and ethnic disparities in breastfeeding rates and perinatal care practices unfortunately continue to be major challenges faced by at-risk populations in the United States. This session identifies the special challenges of vulnerable communities and presents strategies implemented by the CHAMPS initiative (Community and Hospitals Advancing Maternity Practices South) in the Deep Southern United States to engage vulnerable communities in overcoming barriers to better support breastfeeding and maternity care practices. For example, the session highlights the importance of community engagement and building relationships with community members rather than imposing your perceived solutions on them. It also discusses how to gain momentum for system level changes by focusing on smaller changes—such as rooming-in, skin to skin at delivery, and exclusive human milk feeding—which resulted in the larger change of hospitals entering the BFHI pathway.

    Credit: 1 L CERP and 1 Contact Hour

    Source: ILCA Conference 2017

    Presented by: Cathy Carothers, IBCLC, FILCA

    Upon completion, the learner will be able to:

    • List at least two ways to implement systems-level changes in environments that have been historically resistant to changes in perinatal practices.
    • Identify two strategies for engaging community partners to provide a landscape of support for vulnerable families.
    • Name at least two outcomes of the CHAMPS initiative in improving lactation rates and perinatal care practices in vulnerable communities.

    Learning Level: Beginner

    Disclosures: ILCA accepts no commercial support for continuing education activities. The activity planners have no conflicts of interest to declare. The presenter has no significant financial interest or other relationship with the manufacturer(s) of any product(s) or provider(s) of any services relating to the subject matter of this presentation unless otherwise stated below.

    CERPs: ILCA is an approved provider of Continuing Education Recognition Points (CERPs) with the International Board of Lactation Consultant Examiners (IBLCE). (CLT-108-7).

    ANCC: ILCA is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation. (ILCA-P0286). Accepted for BRN credit by the Board of Registered Nursing.

    CDR: The CDR accepts hours without prior CDR approval and recognizes approval by the ANCC. When recording hours on the CDR Activity Log, indicate the provider as "ILCA (ANCC)."

    Cathy Carothers

    IBCLC, FILCA

    Cathy Carothers is co-director of Every Mother, Inc., providing lactation training for health professionals. An IBCLC since 1996, she is past president and a Fellow of ILCA. She received the 2014 National Leadership Award by the National WIC Association (Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants, and Children [WIC] in the United States). She has provided more than 650 trainings in all US States and several countries. She leads many breastfeeding initiatives, including project director for the USDA project, WIC Breastfeeding Curricula and Training, creating a national comprehensive platform of breastfeeding training resources for WIC agencies. She developed the national WIC peer counseling program, and resources for employers for the Health and Human Services (HHS) Office on Women’s Health. She collaborated with Coffective to develop Baby-Friendly training content for mothers and hospitals. She is the Mississippi, United States, liaison to  Communities and Hospitals Advancing Maternity Practices (CHAMPS) to provide training for hospitals serving vulnerable communities.

  • CONF 2017 Lactation Management and Breast Cancer

    Contains 3 Component(s), Includes Credits Recorded On: 07/22/2017

    This presentation helps care providers facilitate informated decision making for families coping with breast cancer before or during pregnancy and lactation. It discusses the feasibility and safety of breastfeeding for the birthing parent after previous treatment for breast cancer, addresses research on how subsequent breastfeeding affects mortality rates, includes interesting photos of breasts after surgery and radiation, and dispels some myths and misinformation. The question and answer section offers still more details and case studies from the presenter.

    Lactation Management and Breast Cancer

    This presentation helps care providers facilitate informed decision making for families coping with breast cancer before or during pregnancy and lactation. It discusses the feasibility and safety of breastfeeding for the birthing parent after previous treatment for breast cancer, addresses research on how subsequent breastfeeding affects mortality rates, includes interesting photos of breasts after surgery and radiation, and dispels some myths and misinformation.  The question and answer section offers still more details and case studies from the presenter.

    Credit: 1 L CERP and 1 Contact Hour

    Source: ILCA Conference 2017

    Presented by: Fedro Peccatori, MD, PhD

    Upon completion, the learner will be able to:

    • Describe advantages and hurdles of breastfeeding after a previous diagnosis of breast cancer.
    • Discuss the management of breastfeeding after breast cancer diagnosis.

    Learning Level: Beginner/Intermediate

    Disclosures: ILCA accepts no commercial support for continuing education activities. The activity planners have no conflicts of interest to declare. The presenter has no significant financial interest or other relationship with the manufacturer(s) of any product(s) or provider(s) of any services relating to the subject matter of this presentation unless otherwise stated below.

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    Fedro Peccatori

    MD, PHD

    Fedro Peccatori is Director of the Fertility and Procreation Unit within the Division of Gynecologic Oncology in the Department of Gynecology at the European Institute of Oncology, Milan, Italy. He is a medical and gynecologic oncologist whose clinical activities mainly include diagnosis and treatment of breast cancer, gynecological malignancies, and tumors of young adults. His main research projects deal with fertility preservation and counselling in young oncological patients, pharmacological protection of ovarian function during chemotherapy, clinical and molecular characterization of pregnancy associated cancers, and research protocols for the treatment of breast and gynecological malignancies.