A one or two day intensive continuing education workshop designed for birth professionals and those involved in the maternal-infant health community. The course is designed to update and enrich the professional’s understanding of lactation issues and provide strategies useful in assisting the breastfeeding dyad. Topics to be covered include: lactation concerns in pregnancy/birth/early postpartum, new thoughts on positioning and latch, milk supply and supplementation issues, maternal nipple pain, holistic lactation care ideas, gut health, tongue tie and more.
Note: This workshop will present the most current updates in the field of lactation, allow time for case study review and provide attendees will receive ample resources that they can apply to their own practice. The presenter, Melissa Cole, is a well-respected lactation consultant and clinical instructor in the Portland area. One of Melissa’s goals is to increase the standard of lactation care amongst allied health care providers and foster awareness regarding key clinical issues.