WEBINAR - A Novel Relactation Program Among Bottle-Feeding Inpatients in a Tertiary Public Hospital in the Philippines

A Novel Relactation Program Among Bottle-Feeding Inpatients in a Tertiary Public Hospital in the Philippines

There is paucity of guidance on relactation among health workers. This webinar describes a novel relactation program for inpatient bottle-feeding infants at the Philippine National Children’s Hospital.

Credit: 1 L CERPs and 1 Contact Hours

Source: ILCA Webinar 10 July 2019 

Presented by: Joanne Datangel-Gallardo, MD, DPPS

Upon completion, the learner will be able to:

  • Describe the elements of the novel relactation program for bottle-feeding parent-infant dyads  in a low-resource inpatient setting in the Philippines.
  • List the steps to important relactation skills such as hand expression, drop and drip technique, and self breast massage.
  • Present the outcomes of the study.

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)."

Joanne Datangel-Gallardo


A board certified pediatrician, Dr Datangel-Gallardo served at National Children’s Hospital for 7 years as Chief Resident and as Assistant Head for the Breastfeeding Committee.  Her research on Relactation Success among Mothers of Formula Fed Infants Who Received Breastfeeding Support has been received well in the recent 2018 International Conference on the Theory and Practice of Human Lactation Research and Management in Florida, USA.  Using the 20-hour WHO/UNICEF Lactation Management Training modules, she has trained more than a hundred health care professionals on lactation counselling and management. She counselled mothers to achieve their breastfeeding goals. She is a member of the Academy of Breastfeeding Medicine. She also serves as a missionary doctor, and as volunteer trainer for the Management of Severe Acute Malnutrition among health professionals. Graduated top 10 of her batch at St. Luke's College of Medicine, she finished cum Laude at University of the Philippines Manila BS biology.


Recorded 07/10/2019
Recorded 07/10/2019
7 Questions
1.00 L CERP credit  |  Certificate available
1.00 L CERP credit  |  Certificate available