WEBINAR - A Multidisciplinary Approach to the Diagnosis and Treatment of Breastfeeding Pain1 credit offered Recorded On: 03/12/2019
This presentation discusses the role of the feeding therapist as part of a multidisciplinary approach to supporting lactation. Evaluation and treatment of the dyad includes assessment of both members as it relates to the feeding experience. Multiple challenges can be faced by the dyad, especially in the early learning stage of lactation and feeding. This presentation will review strategies for reducing mother’s pain, including intervention for latch difficulties, assessment of oral mechanism, and wound management (e.g., lesions, irritations, excoriated nipples).
WEBINAR - Lactation and Palliative Care: Why and How to Provide Lactation Support During Serious Illness or Before an Anticipated Death1 credit offered Recorded On: 02/13/2019
While many births are joyous, not all births have happy endings. Many families experience the postpartum period loving and caring for an infant who will not live. This webinar describes how options for palliative care, hospice, and end of life can include breastfeeding/chestfeeding and lactation.
WEBINAR - Lactation Support After Hospital Discharge in an Urban Community: The Impact of Follow-up Phone Calls, Outpatient Lactation Support Sessions, and Breastfeeding Café Meet Ups1 credit offered Recorded On: 01/30/2019
This presentation will review NYU Langone's multi-faceted approach to providing prenatal anticipatory guidance and continued lactation support after hospital discharge to enhance optimal infant feeding. Discussion will include the implementation of our creative 3-pronged approach to engage the breastfeeding family.
WEBINAR - The Relationship Between Weight Loss and Exclusive Breastfeeding in Full-term Newborns During the First 2 Weeks of Life: Results of a Prospective, Observational Cohort Study1 credit offered Recorded On: 01/08/2019
Current clinical guidelines used for assessing newborns’ weight have lacked adequate measurements and have not accounted for growth differences in breast and formula fed neonates. The objectives of the study presented were to determine mean weight loss for breastfed infants and examine the impact of weight loss on exclusive breastfeeding rates. Accurate data about infant weight patterns can help guide practice and transform how feeding care is delivered to newborns and their mothers.
WEBINAR-The Maternal-Child Microbiome: An Overview of Evidence and Implications1.25 credits offered Recorded On: 09/04/2018
The scientific world is exploding with excitement over the discovery of the microbiome. While it appears clear that suckling infant’s intestinal microbiome communicates with the mother’s lactocyte and perhaps beyond, little is known about the effects of this communication in practical terms. This presentation will review what is known and attempt to explain what it means, both now and in the future.
WEBINAR - Lactation Support After Discharge from the NICU: Follow-Up for Premature Babies1 credit offered Recorded On: 08/08/2018
IBCLCs may play an essential role in assisting families to accomplish a positive, healthy, and smooth transition home after the NICU stay. The IBCLC can recognize families' need for continuing support after discharge and implement strategies to protect the breastfeeding relationship, attachment, and long-term mental health.
WEBINAR - Nonprescription Drugs and Lactation: Helping Families Make Informed Decisions1 credit offered Recorded On: 05/14/2018
The use of nonprescription products by breastfeeding mothers is even more common than the use of prescription drugs. Pharmacists, doctors, and lactation consultants must be able to provide proper advice on the use or safety of nonprescription products during breastfeeding. The presentation on breastfeeding and nonprescription drugs will provide the necessary information to do so. Credit: 1 L CERP and 1 Contact Hour
WEBINAR - Marijuana and Other Recreational Drugs During Pregnancy and Lactation: Recommendations, Assessment, Counseling, and Ethics1 credit offered
This session aims to improve pregnancy and breastfeeding outcomes by helping young women engage in good preventative health practices, including reducing use of cigarettes, alcohol, and illegal substances, including marijuana. After completing this module, participants will be able to help parents provide responsible and competent care for their children, and develop a vision and plan for future pregnancies and breastfeeding. Credit: 1 L CERP and 1 Contact Hour
Lactation Clinical Instruction Curriculum Part 3 of 52 credits offered
Clinical Instruction Course 3: Logistics and Mechanics delves more deeply into the logistics and mechanics of clinical education, as well as competency development and documentation. Evaluating, validating, verifying, and documenting clinical competency are all explored. Credit: 2 L CERPs and 2 Contact Hours
WEBINAR - Case Studies on the Referral of Infants for Bodywork: Clinical Signs and Lactation Outcomes1.5 credits offered Recorded On: 03/01/2018
The concept of bodywork for infants with breastfeeding difficulties is still new (especially outside of the USA) and there is not much published evidence to support it. However, clinical experience seems to suggest that bodywork is a useful tool to help some infants. Through the presentation of case studies, this webinar shares clinical experience related to common questions asked by lactation specialists: When might bodywork help a baby? To whom can I refer the infant? What might the results be? Credit: 1.5 L CERPs and 1.5 Contact Hours