Tools We Use: What’s New?

Time-frame: 60-120
CERP: yes

This presentation focuses on the tools that are available to lactation professionals and which tools might be most useful in which situations.


The learner will be able to list at least two tools that are critical to their practice
The learner will be able to discuss assessment and clinical factors to help families determine the most appropriate breastfeeding tools for their breastfeeding situation.
The learner will be able describe advantages and disadvantage of three tools for supplementing a baby
The learner will be able to list at least two factors to consider in deciding whether to utilize a nipple shield with a particular baby
The learner will be able to describe the steps of paced bottle feeding with cueing to protect breastfeeding skills and help prevent over feeding
The learner will be able to discuss the pros and cons to different types of nipple creams and treatments

Barbara D. Robertson

Country: USA
Phone number: 734-975-6534
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