The International Affiliation of Tongue-tie Professionals presents the first public conference specifically about the tongue-tie phenomenon. This seminal conference features expert speakers from around the globe: Dr. Ben Lynch, Dr. Alison Hazelbaker, Dr. Larry Kotlow, Dr. Julie Doherty, Ms. Erica Anstey, Dr. Sharon Vallone, Ms. Cathy Watson Genna, Ms. Sandra Holtzman, Ms. Holly Puckering, Ms. Edith Kernerman and Ms. Jennifer Tow.
06/20/2013 - 12:45pm
Live two-part webinar with Suzanne Colson, PhD, offered by Praeclarus Press
June 20,2013 at 1:00 p.m. EDT Understanding continuity from womb to world
July 9, 2013 at 1:00 p.m. EDT A midwife's view of neonatal metabolic adaptation: Using Biological Nurturing® to support exclusive breastfeeding for the healthy baby at risk of neonatal hypoglycemia
Registrants can attend the live event and will be given access the recording for two weeks after the live event.
1. Understanding continuity from womb to world
Inequity in Breastfeeding Support Summit The Brockey Conference Center South Seattle Community College
A collaboration of the Breastfeeding Coalition of Washington, Mahogany Moms Breastfeeding Coalition, Native American Breastfeeding Coalition of Washington, and Community Breastfeeding Activists.
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The purpose of this conference is to collaborate, educate and act together as a community of breastfeeding supporters to learn about and counter institutional racism and social injustice in perinatal support services. The goals of this Summit are to:
This comprehensive, practical, evidence-based, breastfeeding management course includes improving skills, theoretical foundations and competency verification. Technical issues are explored within the context of counseling the mother in the hospital and in public health and community settings. This course prepares participants for professional work helping mothers and babies: this program trains participants how to gain insight into clients’ problems, with a strong focus on counseling skills.
USLCA Webinar: WORKING WITH INSURANCE COMPANIES: WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW IN ORDER TO CONTRACT, CODE & BILL SUCCESSFULLY
Participants will be able to identify and assign the proper coding to different lactation conditions.
Participants will be able to navigate healthcare insurer networks in order to better facilitate patient access to lactation services.
Participants will be able to explain how insurers' policies work in regards to lactation services and comply with criteria for providing lactation services to insurers' members.
Participants will be able to advocate on patients' behalves to insurers denying coverage for lactation services.
The Lactation Counselor Training Course will afford you the opportunity to take the core competencies, the Lactation Assessment Tool Competency, and the exam to become a Certified Lactation Counselor (CLC) as designated through the Academy of Lactation Policy and Practice. As a CLC you will have the knowledge to assist moms and babies, and have the training necessary to counsel in many settings including maternity units in hospitals, birth centers and clinics, outpatient lactation clinics, WIC programs, private practice, and many others.
07/24/2013 - 7:00pm
07/24/2013 - 8:30pm
Portland Community College CLIMB Center offers a free information session for students who would like to learn more about how to become a lactation consultant, and the Portland Community College Lactation Management Course. The course instructor will present information and answer questions about the Lactation Management course and becoming a lactation consultant. No registration required. The next session will be held on:
Insufficient milk supply is the most commonly given reason for early cessation of breastfeeding. Whether the problem is real or perceived is addressed by a careful history and breastfeeding assessment. We will explore the factors that contribute to many mothers’ lack of confidence in their milk supply and provide strategies to build a confident commitment to breastfeeding.
07/30/2013 - 7:00pm
07/30/2013 - 8:30pm
Portland Community College CLIMB Center offers a free information session for students who would like to learn more about how to become a lactation consultant, and the PCC Lactation Management Course. The course instructor will present information and answer questions about the Lactation Management course and becoming a lactation consultant. No registration required. The next session will be held on:
Have you ever wanted to start a career in the Perinatal Field or gain for skills and knowledge to help your community with lactation issues? Childbirth and Postpartum Professional Association is the largest childbirth education organization in the world, and the CLE training is coming to your city!
The CAPPA CLE Training gives a good overview of lactation including:
*Goals/Roles of the Lactation Educator
*Historical views of Breastfeeding
*Anatomical, Physiological & Hormonal Aspects of Lactation
*Latch and Positioning
*Maintaining Milk Supply