The Making of a Milk Factory

Time-frame: 60-90
CERP: yes

Lactation is the end-product of a long process that involves laying a foundation and then building upon that foundation during each pregnancy. This process can be affected by hormonal, environmental, and pregnancy factors. By the end of this session, participants will be able to identify some of these risk factors for milk supply problems and have a better understanding of what to expect and how to help the mother in her situation.

This session provides lays a foundation for understanding the implications of various conditions. . The Life Cycle of the Breast Hormones and Receptors Environmental Contaminant Issues Role of the Placenta Alternate titles: The Making of a Milk Factory An Inside Look at the Milk Factory A Milk Factory is Only As Good as its Foundation

Lisa Marasco

Country: USA
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Core Curriculum for Lactation Consultant Practice Third Edition

Chapter 42 Insufficient Milk Supply co-authored with Kay Hoover