Preventing Failure to Thrive in Breastfeeding Infants

Time-frame: 75-90 minutes
CERP: yes

Case studies of dyads affected by failure to thrive due to breastfeeding mismanagement or unrecognized risk factors provide the context for identifying gaps in health professional education. Recent research on how lactation works and the impact of various maternal and infant conditions is presented to allow physicians, NPs and PAs, nurses, midwives and lactation consultants to give safe, consistent information to breastfeeding mothers.

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.