Thyroid dysfunction: how the “other” master gland can affect lactation

Time-frame: 60-90
CERP: yes

The connection between the thyroid gland and milk production has not been well understood. New animal research is providing insights into the possible effects of thyroid dysfunction. This research will be discussed in context with current knowledge and case studies, along with possible treatment strategies.

This is the most detailed version of this topic. When a more comprehensive lactation failure talk is selected, this topic is covered more briefly.

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