Metabolic Health Matters: Breastfeeding on the Insulin Resistance Spectrum

Time-frame: 90-120
CERP: yes

Insulin is part of the Lactogenic Complex and Lactogenesis 2 cannot start without it. Until recently, however, we did not understand its role well. Emerging research is starting to shed light on specific roles for insulin in both pregnancy breast development as well as milk synthesis. Discover the how and why insulin resistance, type 2 and gestational diabetes can cause lactation problems, and what strategies may be helpful for affected parents.



Lisa Marasco, MA, IBCLC, FILCA


Country: USA
Phone number: +01 805 937-9717
Email: LisaIBCLC@Marasco.us
Site: http://lowmilksupply.org
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Publications

Core Curriculum for Interdisciplinary Lactation Care

Chapter 22, Low Milk Production and Infant Weight, co-authored with Kay Hoover

Making More Milk

Second Edition! Updated with newly expanded Milk Supply Equation, pregnancy/birth issues, lactogenic foods, complementary therapies, Lactation Curve, and more.