About the Speaker

Sara Chana Silverstein, IBCLC, AHG (RH) is funny, articulate, and wise.  Her workshops are interactive and informative. Her specialty is HERBS AND BREASTFEEDING.

¨The World Health Organization estimated that 80% of people worldwide rely on herbal medicines for some part of their primary health care. In the past 20 years in the United States, public dissatisfaction with the cost of prescription medications, combined with an interest in returning to natural or organic remedies, has led to an increase in herbal medicine use.”

Sara Chana has worked with more than 12,000 breastfeeding and pregnant women over the past 25 years. She is also a Master Herbalist, Classical Homeopath and does TV segments for ABC, NBC, CBS, and Fox news shows discussing breastfeeding and also how to integrate alternative medicine with conventional medicine. She has also guest lectured at Columbia and SUNY downstate medical schools teaching pediatric residents breastfeeding basics. Working in outreach, she lectures at early intervention and Head-Start sites. She’s been interviewed by Parents, American Baby, Cosmopolitan, and hundred of websites; she also blogs for Huffington Post. As a keynote speaker she travels the country, and in her spare time she raises her 7 children.

Official Bio for Brochure

Sara Chana Silverstein is an International Board-Certified Lactation Consultant (IBCLC), classical homeopath, master herbalist, businesswoman, wife and mother of seven children. She is a highly sought-after public speaker, presenting an array of topics in an intelligent, compelling, and exciting way. Her specialty is using herbs in breastfeeding.

Sara Chana has worked with over 12 thousand breastfeeding moms over the past 25 years specializing in sore nipples, chronic yeast, failure to thrive, low milk supply, over productions, and integrating alternative medicine with conventional medicine.  Her specialty is the use of Herbal Medicine while breastfeeding. Sara Chana travels the country doing TV segments for ABC, NBC, CBS, and Fox news shows. She also guests lectures at Medical schools teaching pediatric residents about breastfeeding.

She is a consultant to many obstetricians, midwives and pediatricians in the New York metropolitan and Los Angeles area, and she guides mothers in how to ask the proper questions of their doctors to ensure that they and their children receive the most appropriate and comprehensive healthcare.

 

Bio for Introduction

Sara Chana Silverstein is an International Board-Certified Lactation Consultant (IBCLC), classical homeopath, master herbalist, businesswoman, wife and mother of seven children. She is a highly sought-after public speaker, presenting an array of topics in an intelligent, compelling, and exciting way. Her specialty is using herbs in breastfeeding.

Sara Chana has worked with over 12 thousand breastfeeding moms over the past 25 years specializing in sore nipples, chronic yeast, failure to thrive, low milk supply, over productions and integrating alternative medicine with conventional medicine.  Her specialty is the use of Herbal Medicine while breastfeeding. Sara Chana travels the country doing TV segments for ABC, NBC, CBS, and Fox news shows. She also guests lectures at Medical schools teaching pediatric residents about breastfeeding.

She is a consultant to many obstetricians, midwives and pediatricians in the New York metropolitan and Los Angeles area, and she guides mothers in how to ask the proper questions of their doctors to ensure that they and their children receive the most appropriate and comprehensive healthcare.




Presentations

Herbs and Breastfeeding

Time-frame: 60-90
CERP:

Herbs and Breastfeeding what IBCLC’s need to know. 85 percent of integrative medicine in the US is botanical preparations. People are either self medicating with herbs or are working with professional herbalists and the numbers are increasing. Sara Chana will discuss each herb that is often being used by breastfeeding moms. Their benefits, contraindications and allow the breastfeeding professional to be informed and  knowledgeable

What should women EAT while breastfeeding?

Time-frame: 30-45
CERP:

What should I eat to produce ‘good’ milk is a standard question we receive. I do believe ‘you are what you eat.’ I will discuss my observations and research on the breastfeeding mother’s diet.

Basic Latch: Get your clients OUT of pain

Time-frame: 60-90
CERP:

After 25 years of working with thousands of women I still believe that we can get 99% of women out of pain when we know how to approach the LATCH. Trained as a classical ballerina I learned about balance, coordination and timing. I will discuss ways to acertain the clients strengths and weaknesses to guide them to their own boutique ‘perfect latch.’

Too Much or Too Little Supply

Time-frame: 60-120
CERP:

Too much milk? Too little milk? This can be a very challenging topic for many breastfeeding professionals and this workshop will explore the alternative opinions for both conditions. Can herbs really help these conditions? Do we have enough clinical data? The answer is no but we do have cultural and clinical experiences. In this workshop we will learn ways to help our moms feel in control and successfully breastfeed.

Yeast and Thrush

Time-frame: 45-60
CERP:

Yeast and Thrush Help!
This lecture will discuss conventional yeast intervention and introduce some alternative treatments. With the Internet overflowing with suggestions this workshop with explore the options from an herbalists stand point and dispel the myths as we discuss viable options.

Sara Chana Silverstein


Country: USA
Phone number: 718-467-1455
Email: sarachanas@gmail.com
Site: http://www.sarachana.com
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