The following online presentations are accredited for AMA PRA Category 1 Continuing Medical Education (CME) credits and offer education for Physcians and Healthcare Providers working in the field in need of CME credits for recertification and general career development.

$245.00 USD

Perinatal Conference 2016

Originally offered 2016 at our GOLD Perinatal Conference.Focusing on health care from the 3rd trimester of pregnancy through childbirth and into the neonatal period, this package is appropriate for nurses, midwives, physicians, lactation consultants, doulas, and other health care workers providing care to women, infants and families.

Rebecca Dekker, PhD, RN, APRN
Evidence Based Care: What it is, What it isn’t, and How to Help Families Find it
Laurel Wilson, IBCLC, CLE, CLD, CCCE
The Placenta and Breastmilk-Unraveling the Mysterious World of the Intelligent Organs that Protect our Babies
Debbie Fraser, MN, RNC-NIC
Not always a safe place: Intrauterine Infections
Debbie Fraser, MN, RNC-NIC
Late Preterm Infants: Not as Grown up as they look!
Dixie Whetsell, MS, IBCLC
Antibiotics and Breastfeeding: Indications and Impact for the Dyad
Changing the Conversation about Perinatal Support for Women of Size
Jocelyn Toohill, RM, RN, PhD
Understanding, Confronting and Reducing Childbirth Fear
Nancy Irland, DNP, RN, CNM
De-Mystifying Gestational Diabetes
Carrie Sue Halsey, MSN, CNS-AD, RNC-OB, ACNS-BC, TBE
Category Two Electronic Fetal Monitor Strip Management
Christina Smillie, MD, FAAP, IBCLC, FABM
Feeding the tiny premie: Supporting NICU families with evidence and compassion
Kathleen Baird, PhD, MA Ed, PG Dip HE, BSc(Hons), HDE, RM
The role of the midwife in supporting women who experience domestic violence and abuse during pregnancy
Karen D’Apolito, PhD, NNP-BC, FAAN
Care and Management of Infants with Neonatal Abstinence Syndrome
Miranda Buck, RN, MPhil, IBCLC
Moving beyond bottles: alternative strategies for supplementary feeding newborns
Carrie-Ellen Briere, PhD, RN, CLC
The Importance of Direct-Breastfeeding and Breastmilk in the NICU
The Neurobiology of Attachment and Fear Learning in Infancy
Robin Grille, BA(Psych) Grad Dip Counselling, Dip Interactive Psychotherapy
How childhood experiences affect mothering behavior – and how practitioners can help
New mothers’ thoughts of infant-related harm and their relationship with postpartum OCD and parenting
Carrie Sue Halsey, MSN, CNS-AD, RNC-OB, ACNS-BC, TBE
High Nurse Intervention Birth
Michelle Emanuel, OTR/L, CIMI, CST, NBCR, RYT 200
The Social Nervous System and its impact on early bonding and attachment
Dr. Robin Elise Weiss, PhD, MPH, LCCE, FACCE
Lamaze International’s Six Healthy Birth Practices
Gina Harris, MNM, BA
Cheryl Haggard, Co-Founder of NILMDTS
Capturing Love with Remembrance Portraiture
Presentations: 21  |  Hours / CE Credits: 20.5 (details)  |   Viewing Time: 8 Weeks  |   Added: 20/04/2017
CERP: 20.5
L-CERP: 6.25
R-CERP: 14.25
CNE: 20.5
Midwifery CEU: 2
ACNM: 20.5
$165.00 USD

The Academy of Breastfeeding Medicine - 21st Annual International Meeting

July Special! Register before July 31 and save $30. Only $195 $165!

The Academy of Breastfeeding Medicine 21st Annual International Meeting took place from October 13-16, 2016 in Washington, DC. We're thrilled to offer the recordings from this conference here in our GOLD Learning Library. With 22 individual presentations providing a total of 13.5 CE hours, this package gives access to world class speakers at minimal cost. Topics covered include evidence on the benefits of breastfeeding, ethics, policy being influenced by research, the impact contraceptives on lactation, skin-to-skin care, milksharing, extended breastfeeding in mothers of colour, and more. This package comes with 8 weeks of viewing time, giving plenty of time to watch recordings. Speaker handouts are available for download for each of the presentations.

Using Breastmilk to Study Breast Cancer Risk
Continuing Evidence on the Benefits of Breastfeeding and Implementation Challenges
Donor Human Milk in VLBW Infants: Experience, Research, Future Directions
Ethics and breastfeeding: Is not doing good a bad thing
Ruth Lawrence, MD, FABM
Breastfeeding Research Hit Parade - 2016
Amy G. Bryant, MD, MSCR
Lactational Effects of Contraceptive Hormones: an Evaluation (LECHE)
Reducing Intensive Care Admissions for Asymptomatic Hypoglycemia
Dr. Nils Bergman, MB ChB, MPH, MD
The Neuroscience behind the skin-to-skin imperative
Simran Noor, MSSP/MPA
Health Equity: An Issue for Breastfeeding?
Kergie Leitgeb, MD, IBCLC
Milksharing- Traditions Old and New
Determinatns of Timely Introduction of Complimentary Feeding in India: Secondary Analysis of National Survey Data 1992- 2006
Ellen Chetwynd, MPH, RN, BSN, IBCLC
Cumulative Lactation and Middle Aged Onset of Hypertesnsion in African American women
Laurie Nommsen-Rivers, PhD, RD, IBCLC
Milk Production in Mothers with and without Signs of Insulin Resistance
Mother's Concerns for Personal Safety/Vulnerability While Breastfeeding: An Unexplored Phenomenon
Extending Breastfeeding among Black and Latina Mothers: Preparing Women for the Postpartum Period
Dana Silver, MD, FAAP, FABM
The Ties that Bind- or Don't
Founders' Lecture "Breastfeeding Research in Pelotas: How Science Can Influence Global Policy"
Ann Witt, MD, FABM
Therapeutic Breast Massage
UNICEF/WHO Global Breastfeeding Advocacy Initiative
Anne Eglash, MD, FABM
Amy G. Bryant, MD, MSCR
New Guidelines, Old Debate: Contraception and Breastfeeding
Uwe Ewald, MD, PhD
Breastfeeding Promotion in a Swedish NICU
Fetal and Labor Stress and Breastfeeding
Presentations: 22  |  Hours / CE Credits: 13.5 (details)  |   Viewing Time: 8 Weeks  |   Added: 20/6/2017
CERP: 13.5
L-CERP: 12
E-CERP: 0.75
R-CERP: 0.75
CNE: 13.5
CME: 13.5
$99.00 USD

Breastfeeding Medicine Basics for Physicians and other Health Care Providers

Breastfeeding Medicine Basics for Physicians and other Health Care Providers is an 8 hour course designed for medical providers who care for breastfeeding mother/baby dyads in their OB/Gyn, family medicine or pediatric practices. This course focuses on requisite knowledge needed to understand and execute management of common breastfeeding problems, such as mastitis, sore nipples, low/high milk supply, infant fussiness, breastfeeding infants who fail to gain weight, and medication concerns. The material in this course should be considered fundamental knowledge for any medical resident or other health care provider-in-training who plans to work with breastfeeding dyads after graduation.

Produced in partnership with The Milk Mob
Kathy Leeper, MD,FAAP, IBCLC, FABM
The Biologic Components of Breastmilk; Infant and Maternal Risks of Not Breastfeeding
Anne Eglash, MD, IBCLC, FABM
Prenatal Education and Support of Breastfeeding ; Anatomy and Physiology of Breastfeeding
Kathy Leeper, MD,FAAP, IBCLC, FABM
Positioning, Latch, and Instinctive Feeding Behaviors
Anne Eglash, MD, IBCLC, FABM
Breastfeeding in the Immediate Postpartum Period- Opportunities and Challenges
Anne Eglash, MD, IBCLC, FABM
Breastfeeding Support and Management of Common Problems in the First Week Postpartum
Anne Eglash, MD, IBCLC, FABM
Sore Nipples and Breasts- Etiologies, Evaluation, Differential Diagnosis and Treatment
Kathy Leeper, MD,FAAP, IBCLC, FABM
Low Milk Supply and Insufficient Infant Weight Gain- Etiologies, Evaluation, Differential Diagnosis and Treatment
Kathy Leeper, MD,FAAP, IBCLC, FABM
Principles of Pharmacology and Substance Management during Breastfeeding
Kathy Leeper, MD,FAAP, IBCLC, FABM
Milk Expression, Pump Technology, and Human Milk Storage
Anne Eglash, MD, IBCLC, FABM
Symptoms, Evaluation, and Management of Excessive Lactation
Anne Eglash, MD, IBCLC, FABM
Methods of Weaning from Breastfeeding, Basic Concepts of Re-lactation, Induced Lactation, and Tandem Nursing
Presentations: 11  |  Hours / CE Credits: 7.25 (details)  |   Viewing Time: 12 Weeks  |   Added: 28/11/2016
CERP: 7.25
L-CERP: 7.25
CME: 7.25
$75.00 USD

GOLD Learning Online Symposium: Tongue-tie Research and Implications

GOLD Learning Online Symposium on Tongue-Tie Research and Implications will highlight some of the latest tongue-tie research and look at the implications for clinical practice and future research studies. Learn about the results of a new study looking at breastfeeding outcomes after lip and/or tongue-tie release, the latest thoughts on aftercare strategies, Aerophagia Induced Reflux, the newest game-changing research studies and their implications, and how tongue-tie affects speech and feeding of solids.

This symposium is perfect for anyone who works with newborns, whether you’re just starting to learn about tongue-tie or are an experienced practitioner who wants to stay up to date on the latest research and recommendations for practice.

Please note: You can use CME credits for your ASHA certification.
Learn more about our speakers and their topics by viewing their abstracts and bios below.

Dr. Bobby Ghaheri, MD, Otolaryngologist
Breastfeeding improvement following tongue-tie and lip-tie release: A prospective cohort study
Melissa Cole, IBCLC, RLC
Will it hurt? Frenotomy aftercare strategies to optimize healing outcomes for the newborn
Dr. Scott Siegel, MD, DDS, FACS, FICS, FAAP
Aerophagia Induced Reflux Associated With Lip and Tongue Tie in Breastfeeding Infants
Tethered Oral Tissues: Beyond Breastfeeding
Dr. Alison Hazelbaker, PhD, IBCLC, FILCA, RCST
Gamechangers: New studies that will change the way we think about tongue-tie.
Presentations: 5  |  Hours / CE Credits: 5 (details)  |   Viewing Time: 4 Weeks  |   Added: 13/09/2016
CME: 5
$265.00 USD

Lactation Conference 2016

Originally offered 2016 at our GOLD Lactation Conference.It is a resource suitable for all skill levels and is a perfect fit for IBCLC's, Lactation Consultants, Nurses, Lactation Educators, Breastfeeding Counselors, Mother to Mother (Peer to Peer) Support Workers, Midwives, Physicians, Dietitians, Doulas, Childbirth Educators and anyone else working or studying within the maternal-child health industry.

Dianne Cassidy, MS, IBCLC, ALC, CCE
Paying it Forward, Support for the Breastfeeding Mother and Baby
Addressing Breastfeeding Discrimination in Edmonton, Canada
Joy MacTavish, MA, IBCLC, RLC, ICCE
Addressing Pediatric Dental Health Concerns of Breastfeeding Families
Naomi Bar-Yam, PhD. ACSW
Ethical Concerns in Human Milk Exchange
Cynthia Good Mojab, MS, LMHCA, IBCLC, RLC, CATSM
Perinatal Mental Health Screening: A Primer for Lactation Specialists
Lori J. Isenstadt, IBCLC, CCE, CBD
The Good news about delivering bad news: how to present difficult information to parents
Beyond “Screening”: Nurturing Safer Spaces to Elicit and Respond to Disclosures of Abuse
Christina Smillie, MD, FAAP, IBCLC, FABM
The Vicious Cycles of Slow Weight Gain: Poor Appetite, Poor Feeding, and Poor Production
Whiners and Deniers: Ethics and Diplomacy in Difficult Cases
Clare Meynell, RM (rtd), IBCLC
Galvanising Effective Action on the Global Strategy for Infant and Young Child Feeding: The World Breastfeeding Trends Initiative (WBTi)
Diana West, BA,IBCLC
Breast Assessment: What, Why, How, and When
Dr. Prashant Gangal, MD, DCH, IBCLC
Dr. Sanjay Prabhu, MD, DCH,IBCLC
WHO Growth Charts: From Science to Implementation
Christy Jo Hendricks, IBCLC, RLC, CLE, CD(DONA), CCCE
The Art of Communication: Simplifying Birth and Breastfeeding
Marion Rice, Ed.D., IBCLC
Advancing Human Milk Banking Through an Equity Lens
Diane Powers, BA, IBCLC
Clinical Decision Making: When to Consider Using a Nipple Shield
Kathy Parkes, MSN-Ed, BSPsy, RN, IBCLC, RLC, FILCA
I QUIT!! Burnout, compassion fatigue, and self-care for the healthcare professional
Stephanie Pearson, Functional Nutritionist, Certified Herbalist
Birth Kit Essentials for Lactation
Kay Hoover, MEd, IBCLC, RLC, FILCA
When there is no research to back practices: Being life-long learners
Cindy Leclerc, RN BSN IBCLC
Jana Stockham, RN BSN IBCLC
14 Principles We Wish We’d Known at the Beginning; Reflections on 20 Years as IBCLC’s
Briana Tillman, IBCLC and LLL Leader, Osteopathic Medical Student Year 1
Breast Milk and Sleep: Circadian Rhythms in Human Milk
Maya Bunik, MD, MSPH
More than just a Good Latch: Trifecta Approach for Breastfeeding Support
Rosann Edwards, RN MScN PhD(c) IBCLC
Breastfeeding Support for Young Mothers From an Maternity Shelter: A Qualitative Study
Looking Both Ways: Taking Wisdom from the Past Into the Future
Jane A. Morton, MD; Adjunct Clinical Professor of Pediatrics
Beyond Baby Friendly, Thinking Outside the Box
Where Law Meets Practice: supporting Charedi women to reach their breastfeeding goals
Kimarie Bugg, MSN, FNP, MPH, IBCLC, CLC
Reaching Our Sisters Everywhere (ROSE)
Baby led weaning for breastfed baby: yes or no?
Presentations: 27  |  Hours / CE Credits: 25.5 (details)  |   Viewing Time: 8 Weeks  |   Added: 27/07/2016
CERP: 25.5
L-CERP: 22.5
CNE: 25.5
CME: 25.5
Dietetics CEU: 25.5
Midwifery CEU: 2.5
$110.00 USD

Sucking Dysfunction & the Role of Bodywork for Lactation Consultants Lecture Pack

"Bodywork to Support Infant Feeding". Everything in the body is connected. Learn how bodywork can be integrated into collaborative health care to support infant feeding skills. Topics will include oral motor patterns and reflexes, an embryologic view of tongue-tie, the vagus nerve and its impact on the infant airway, swallowing and coordination of suck, how structural issues located in parts of the body other than the mouth can cause issues with feeding and much more.

Elissa O'Brien, B.Sci (clin) M.Health.Sci (osteo) Member Osteopathy Australia
The effects of stress on the mother-baby dyad
Michelle Emanuel, OTR/L, CIMI, CST, NBCR, RYT 200
The Vagus Nerve: Branchial Motor / Special Visceral Efferents: The Pharynx, Larynx, Soft Palate and one tiny tongue muscle
Dr. Alison Hazelbaker, PhD, IBCLC, FILCA, RCST
The Impact of Bodywork on Infant Breastfeeding
Kristie Gatto, MA, CCC-SLP, COM
The Integration of Feeding Skills: Oral Motor Patterns and Reflexes
Carol Gray, CST, LMT, RYT200
Where Should We Dig? Not All Gold Is Buried Under the Tongue
Dr. Valerie Lavigne, DC, chiropractor, MSc, I.B.C.L.C.
Neuromusculoskeletal disorders in the breastfed baby: causes, assessment, & treatment
Presentations: 6  |  Hours / CE Credits: 6 (details)  |   Viewing Time: 4 Weeks  |   Added: 14/06/2016
Midwifery CEU: 0.6
Dietetics CEU: 6
CME: 6
CNE: 6
$110.00 USD

Advanced Clinical & Business Skills for Lactation Consultants in Private Practice Lecture Pack

This lecture package brings together an exciting mix of expert information about business sense and clinical skills for the lactation consultant in or considering private practice. Learn more about getting started in private practice, ways to diversify your practice, consult time management, wound care and more.

Melissa Cole, IBCLC, RLC
Beyond the Basics of Latch: Support strategies for helping babies when the basics aren’t enough
Denise Altman, RN, IBCLC/RLC
Growing Your Practice
Cynthia Good Mojab, MS, LMHCA, IBCLC, RLC, CATSM
The Rug Pulled Out from Underneath Me: Depression During Pregnancy and After Birth
Kathy Parkes, MSN-Ed, BSPsy, RN, IBCLC, RLC, FILCA
How to start a private lactation practice
Elizabeth Myler, BS, BSN, IBCLC, RLC
Wound Care for Gnarly Nipples - What, Why, When to Treat
Melissa Morgan, IBCLC, RLC, CLE
Renee Beebe, M.Ed., RLC, IBCLC
Developing a lactation program in the physician's office
Presentations: 6  |  Hours / CE Credits: 6 (details)  |   Viewing Time: 4 Weeks  |   Added: 14/06/2016
CNE: 6
CME: 6
Dietetics CEU: 6
Midwifery CEU: 0.6