Boost Your Prolactin IQ: Getting a better grip on prolactin issues & lactation

Time-frame: 90+
CERP: yes

Prolactin is considered a key hormone for lactation, yet our knowledge has been surprisingly sparse. It’s necessary for pubertal and pregnancy mammary development as well as milk synthesis. While prolactin levels don’t correlate directly to milk production, lactation fails without it. This talk will take a closer look at current research and what we do and do not yet understand about prolactin, especially in the face of undetermined milk supply problems. We will then examine specific cases and discuss the process of elimination, as well as possible strategies for affected clients.



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.