Nipple Shields: A review

Time-frame: 60
CERP: yes

This lecture provides a comprehensive review of the types, designs, features, risks, and benefits of nipple shields. Photos and video demonstrate how to clean, apply, and wean from nipple shields, providing a practical course in using this lactation tool.

A review of the evidence-basis for this device is provided in the context of the ethics of tool selection. The educational concept of “return demonstration” is emphasized.

Barbara Wilson-Clay BSEd, IBCLC, FILCA

Phone number: 512-292-7227