Assessing Breastfeeding Dyads

Time-frame: 120-180 minutes
CERP: yes

This interactive workshop illustrates global assessment of breastfeeding mothers and infants as well as specific clinical breastfeeding evaluation. Case examples from clinical photos and videos are used for group practice in applying the strategies taught. Attendees are encouraged to develop a systematic assessment to expose potential breastfeeding strengths and problems.


IBLCE Blueprint: Discipline   A. Anatomy, B. Physiology and Endocrinology, E. Pathology, L. Techniques

Catherine Watson Genna BS, IBCLC

Country: USA
Phone number: 718-846-2323
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Supporting Sucking Skills In Breastfeeding Infants">Supporting Sucking Skills in BF Infants 3rd edition

Third edition! Updated research based information on infant sucking and new strategies to assist infants with breastfeeding difficulties.

Physiologic Breastfeeding Initiation

Physiologic Breastfeeding: A Contemporary Approach to Breastfeeding Initiation
  1. Robyn Schafer CNM, MSN, RN, EdM, IBCLC,* and
  2. Catherine Watson Genna BS, IBCLC            DOI: 10.1111/jmwh.12319
Journal of Midwifery & Women’s Health

Journal of Midwifery & Women’s Health

Volume 60, Issue 5, pages 546–553, September/October 2015

Breastfeeding Infants with Congenital Torticollis

Infants with torticollis can be difficult to feed. This article describes positioning and supportive strategies  for affected infants.