Clinical Lactation Tools: Bottles, Tubes and Shields, Oh my!

Time-frame: 60-90 minutes
CERP: yes

There are many ways to love and feed a baby. Having in-depth knowledge about feeding-related tools should be a part of any lactation professional’s toolbox. In this session we will review a variety of tools such as shield, supplemental feeding options, bottles, and more. Tools may be needed for a variety of reasons. We will explore critical thinking strategies for tool selection. Clinicians that have a strong foundation in feeding tools can often help family’s find creative ways to meet their feeding goals faster than just a ‘wait and see’ approach. We will explore how certain tools fit, flow, work, and when to implement them. This session will have you re-thinking how you think about feeding tools and when to use them.

Melissa Cole, MS, IBCLC, RLC

Country: United States
Phone number: 360-830-6455
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