Focused Lecture Pack

$75.00 USD

Infant Suck Lecture Pack

How do tongue-tie and lip-tie affect an infant's ability to suck? Does releasing the ties really make a difference? What about other structural issues such as those that might be caused by the birth process? What recommendations can we make to parents who are struggling with a baby who can't feed effectively? This special add-on package is full of new research and strategies from leading clinicians and researchers. Perfect for health care providers who are looking to expand their knowledge about the growing body of research on tongue and lip-tie, and other structural issues that can have a profound impact on an infant's sucking skills and body as a whole.

Jaye Simpson, CLE, IBCLC, RLC
Structure and Function: Causes and Possible Long Term Consequences
Infant Frenotomy for the Clinician
Organization of tongue movements before and after frenotomy for posterior tongue-tie: an Ultrasound analysis
Biomechanics of milk extraction during breast-feeding
Michelle Emanuel, OTR/L, CIMI, CST, NBCR, RYT 200
TummyTime!™ : A Therapeutic Strategy for Parents and Babies
Presentations: 5  |  Hours / CE Credits: 5 (details)  |   Viewing Time: 4 Weeks  |   Added: 30/06/2015
Ethics for Lactation Consultants - E CERPs
$75.00 USD

Exploring Ethics for Lactation Consultants

Welcome to your one stop shopping for E-Cerps! Along with providing IBCLC's with all of the E-Cerps necessary for re-certification, this lecture pack provides the opportunity to delve deeper into some of the hot topics in lactation ethics. From helping families online to the WHO Code to milk sharing, there are numerous situations that can present ethical challenges when working with today's breastfeeding/chestfeeding families. Join our expert speakers to learn more about how you can ensure that you are providing care in a manner that is in line with your professional code of conduct.

Contact us here if you would like to get our group rate! (available for 5 or more per group)

Fiona Woollard, PhD, Associate Professor in Philosophy
You Don’t Have To: The Duty Mistake, The Justification Trap and Perceived Pressure to Breastfeed
Keeping the Fox Out of the Chicken Coop: Safeguarding Your Reputation Against Baby Feeding Industry Influence
Barbara D. Robertson, BA, MA, IBCLC, RLC
Deconstructing Online Messaging: Ethical Considerations
Nancy Mohrbacher, IBCLC, FILCA
Applying Bioethics to Milk Banking and Milk Sharing
Ethical Issues in Breastfeeding
Presentations: 5  |  Hours / CE Credits: 5 (details)  |   Viewing Time: 6 Weeks  |   Added: 16/05/2018
$110.00 USD

Tools of the Lactation Trade Lecture Pack

Sometimes, tools are a necessary part of supporting breastfeeding/chestfeeding. Learn more about the what, when, why and how from the experts in the field. Finger feeding, bottles and artificial nipples, nipple shields, dietary and herbal galactogogues, breastpumps, and at breast supplementers will all be covered in this comprehensive package.

Using Breastfeeding Supplementers
Melissa Cole, MS, IBCLC
Beyond Fenugreek: An Individualized Approach to Dietary and Herbal Galactagogues
Alison Hazelbaker, PhD, IBCLC, FILCA, RCST
Finger Feeding: What Do We Know? What Should We Know?
Alyssa Schnell, MS, IBCLC
The Proficient Pumper
Barbara D. Robertson, BA, MA, IBCLC, RLC, LLL
The Great Nipple Shield Debate
Mindy Harmer, CCC‐SLP, CLC
Meet Me in the Nipple Aisle
Presentations: 6  |  Hours / CE Credits: 6 (details)  |   Viewing Time: 4 Weeks  |   Added: 25/10/2019
CNE: 6
CME: 6
Dietetics CEU: 6
Midwifery CEU: 0.6
$110.00 USD

Breastfeeding Essentials: From Assessment to Problem Solving Lecture Pack

With the explosion of research and new developments in the field of human lactation over the past few years, it seems like new information is coming out every day. Our breastfeeding essentials package was designed to bring together some of the leading experts in the field to provide an overview of the most up to date research and recommendations for practice on some of the hottest topics in lactation.

Diane Wiessinger, MS, IBCLC, La Leche League Leader
Everything Old is New Again
Kathy Parkes, MSN-Ed, BSPsy, RN, IBCLC, RLC, FILCA
Lactation Choices Following Pre-and-perinatal Loss
Diana West, BA, IBCLC
Postpartum Nipple Pain: Causes, Treatments, and Empathy
Lisa Marasco, MA, IBCLC, FILCA
Recognizing When Things Are Heading South
Nancy Mohrbacher, IBCLC, FILCA
Using Gravity-Assisted Positions to Prevent Early Breastfeeding Problems
Barbara Wilson-Clay, BSEd, IBCLC, FILCA
Maternal & Infant Assessment for Breastfeeding: Essential Concepts for Midwives
Presentations: 6  |  Hours / CE Credits: 6 (details)  |   Viewing Time: 4 Weeks  |   Added: 10/06/2016
Midwifery CEU: 0.6
$110.00 USD

Complementary Care Lecture Pack

As more and more families look beyond mainstream medical care in the perinatal period, there is a growing demand for integrative care practices where complementary methods are used alongside medical care. With this add-on package, we’ve brought together experts in different types of complementary care to help you learn more about how to incorporate them into your care of perinatal families. Join us for a closer look at the use of herbs, homeopathy, osteopathy, acupuncture, aromatherapy and chiropractic care during the perinatal period.

Sara Randall, BSc (Hons) Midwifery, R. Midwife, B. Ost. Med, R. Osteopath, IBCLC
Osteopathic Principles within the Perinatal Period
Preparing the Mother for a Safer, Easier Birth Throughout Pregnancy
Debra Betts, PhD, BHSc, RN
Acupuncture in pregnancy and the postpartum period. Use in New Zealand by midwives and in a hospital outpatients clinic
Demetria Clark, Master Herbalist and Aromatherapist
Aromatherapy for Pregnancy
Lia Bello, RN, FNP, CCH
Using Homeopathic Remedies in the Peri-Natal Period
Susan Weed, Author
The Herbal Education of Midwives
Presentations: 6  |  Hours / CE Credits: 6 (details)  |   Viewing Time: 4 Weeks  |   Added: 17/05/2018
Midwifery CEU: 0.6
$30.00 USD

Listening Skills Lecture Pack

This lecture package is designed to enhance the health worker’s skills which in turn will benefit the mental health of parents. It can facilitate both confidence and competence in the listening process, where the parent’s doubts can be expressed and rationalised.
Listening is important because it is not merely hearing what is being said, but how it is being said, what inferences are made and what is unspoken. It is a complex process, which requires skill and attention.
Access this amazing lecture package, created in partnership with Dr Jane Hanley and start learning from the comforts of your home.

Dr Jane Hanley, FRSPH, PhD, RGN, RMN, Dip Health Visiting, Dip Counselling, FETC
The Process of the Listening Visit – Challenges and Successes
Dr Jane Hanley, FRSPH, PhD, RGN, RMN, Dip Health Visiting, Dip Counselling, FETC
An Introduction to Listening Visits in Perinatal Mental Health
Presentations: 2  |  Hours / CE Credits: 2 (details)  |   Viewing Time: 3 Weeks  |   Added: 04/12/2019
CNE: 2
$110.00 USD

Perinatal Mental Health: Research and Practical Applications Lecture Pack

Mental health in the postpartum period is a growing concern these days and impacts not just the mother but her child and the family unit as a whole. These add-on package presentations provide a wonderful opportunity to immerse yourself in the latest research on postpartum mood and anxiety disorders in order to better screen and serve the mothers in your care.

Heartbroken: Loss and Grief in the Perinatal Time Period
Cheryl Tatano Beck, DNSc, CNM, FAAN
Traumatic Childbirth and its Resulting PTSD: The Ever Widening Ripple Effect
Thought Patterns, Relationship Patterns, and Postpartum Depression
What’s New in Postpartum Depression? A Summary of Current Findings
Diana Lynn Barnes, Psy.D, LMFT
When Mothers are Depressed: Understanding Perinatal Mood and Anxiety Disorders
Laurel Wilson, IBCLC, RLC, BSc, CLE, CCCE
Postpartum Mood Disorders, Breastfeeding and the Epigenetic Links from Past Into Future
Presentations: 6  |  Hours / CE Credits: 6 (details)  |   Viewing Time: 4 Weeks  |   Added: 10/06/2016
$110.00 USD

Trauma Informed Care Lecture Pack

Trauma Informed Care is defined as an organizational structure and treatment framework that involves understanding, recognizing and responding to the effects of all types of trauma. The perinatal period is a particularly vulnerable one, and it is crucial to understand how past trauma of any kind may influence the way that clients perceive and experience their perinatal care. Join our expert speakers to learn more about how to approach perinatal families through a lens of trauma informed care.

Healing Birth Stories for Professionals
Shannon Kane, MSW, BSW, RSW
Psychological Birth Trauma: Causes, Assessment, and Treatment
Mickey Sperlich, PhD, MSW, MA, CPM
Trauma-Informed Care in the Perinatal Period
Unpacking the concept of “Holding Space”: Beyond rhetoric toward action in supporting survivors of trauma in the childbearing years
Breastfeeding and Survivors of Adverse Childhood Events
Microaggressions and Racial Trauma During Childbirth
Presentations: 6  |  Hours / CE Credits: 6 (details)  |   Viewing Time: 4 Weeks  |   Added: 22/05/2018
Midwifery CEU: 0.6
$75.00 USD

Perinatal Care Through a Trauma Informed Lens Lecture Pack

Our maternity populations are reporting high levels of trauma from their early lives, and from birthing practices. This educational package helps fill in the gap of knoweldge about trauma, trauma-informed approaches, and applications for specific audiences including neonatal care, disparaties, midwifery practice, and supporting the mother-baby dyad.
Presentations: 0  |  Hours / CE Credits: 0 (details)  |   Viewing Time: 0 Weeks  |   Added: 10/01/2020
$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, MS, IBCLC
Beyond the Basics of Latch: Support strategies for helping babies when the basics aren’t enough
Denise Altman, RN, IBCLC/RLC
Growing Your Practice
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
$110.00 USD

Optimizing Milk Production Lecture Pack

Concerns about milk production are the primary reason for supplementing and premature weaning. Because of this, it is essential for health care providers who are supporting breastfeeding families to have a thorough understanding of how milk synthesis works. There are numerous factors to consider including the anatomy of the breast, hormone levels, the baby’s ability to effectively remove milk, the frequency of feedings etc. Join our experts for a focused look at what we know about milk production, how to establish, and maintain it, and specialized situations such as exclusive pumping and relactation.

Relactation and Induced Lactation
Barbara D. Robertson, BA, MA, IBCLC, RLC
Breastfeeding by the Numbers: What do They Mean and When are They Useful?
Human Milk Synthesis: Just When You Thought You Knew
Kimarie Bugg, DNP (s), RN, MPH, IBCLC
Establishing & Maintaining Milk Production When Exclusively Pumping
Nancy Mohrbacher, IBCLC, FILCA
Concerns About Low Milk Production
Wendy Jones, PhD MRPharmS
Galactogogues and Breastfeeding
Presentations: 6  |  Hours / CE Credits: 6 (details)  |   Viewing Time: 4 Weeks  |   Added: 25/05/2018
CNE: 6
Dietetics CEU: 6
Midwifery CEU: 0.6
$75.00 USD

Neonatal Assessment Modules 6-10

Expert care of a neonatal patient requires a complete and accurate assessment as well as a thorough review of maternal and delivery records. Modules 1-5 focused on obtaining a complete history, assessment of gestational age, integumentary, neurological, and musculoskeletal assessments. Modules 6-10 focus on five separate yet crucial portions including assessment of the head, eyes, ears, nose, and throat (HEENT) as well as the respiratory, cardiac, abdominal, and genitourinary systems.

Leigh Ann Cates-McGlinn, PhD, APRN, NNP-BC, RRT-NPS, CHSE
Module 6 - Assessment of the Head, Eyes, Ears, Nose and Throat (HEENT)
Leigh Ann Cates-McGlinn, PhD, APRN, NNP-BC, RRT-NPS, CHSE
Module 7 - Respiratory Assessment
Leigh Ann Cates-McGlinn, PhD, APRN, NNP-BC, RRT-NPS, CHSE
Module 8 - Cardiovascular Assessment
Leigh Ann Cates-McGlinn, PhD, APRN, NNP-BC, RRT-NPS, CHSE
Module 9 - Abdominal Assessment
Leigh Ann Cates-McGlinn, PhD, APRN, NNP-BC, RRT-NPS, CHSE
Module 10 - Genitourinary Assessment
Presentations: 5  |  Hours / CE Credits: 5 (details)  |   Viewing Time: 4 Weeks  |   Added: 23/03/2020
CME: 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
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
$110.00 USD

Breastfeeding Education and Advocacy Lecture Pack

How we talk about breastfeeding impacts how our messages are heard. This package provides an in depth look at the language we use, different learning styles, innovative teaching strategies, and how to broaden our audience to allow a wider reach for breastfeeding promotion and advocacy. Join our expert speakers to broaden your knowledge base and learn how to ensure that your message is reaching the right people and is being received in a way that will promote change.

Words That Work
Tamara Drenttel Brand, MA, MPH, IBCLC
Lactation Education Outside the Box: Innovative Teaching Strategies to Engage Your Audience
Christy Jo Hendricks, IBCLC, RLC, CLE, CD(DONA), CCCE
Expanding Our Audience to Gain Greater Appreciation and Acceptance of Breastfeeding
Thinking Outside the Box to Increase Breastfeeding in Communities of Colour
Nicola Singletary, PhD, MAT, IBCLC
Breastfeeding Education in Secondary Schools—Research and Application for Lactation Professionals
Geraldine Cahill, BA Ced, BA ToT, IBCLC
Learning styles – Certainly Not a One Size Fits All
Presentations: 6  |  Hours / CE Credits: 6 (details)  |   Viewing Time: 4 Weeks  |   Added: 25/06/2018
CNE: 6
Dietetics CEU: 6
Midwifery CEU: 0.6
$95.00 USD

Breech Birth Lecture Pack

Our Breech Birth add-on package is designed to provide an in-depth focus on the topic of vaginal breech delivery. The climate of vaginal breech birth is changing as more families push to have it available as an option. Professional organizations are also starting to change their stance on breech presentation meaning an automatic C-section. This special package brings together leading experts in the field to share their knowledge, wisdom and experience of helping families to safely experience the vaginal birth of their breech babies. Don’t miss this amazing opportunity to learn from Shawn Walker, Gail Tully, Dr. Stuart Fischbein and Dr. Andrew Kotaska!

Using research to improve the way we teach and learn vaginal breech birth
Andrew Kotaska, MD FRCS(C)
Heads-up not hands-up: the Unexpected Breech Birth
Gail Tully, BS, CPM, CD(DONA)
Illustrating Breech Complications
The Home Breech Option, Proper Selection & Technique
Understanding the mechanisms as the key to safe breech birth
Presentations: 5  |  Hours / CE Credits: 5 (details)  |   Viewing Time: 4 Weeks  |   Added: 21/04/2017
CME: 5
Midwifery CEU: 0.5
$110.00 USD

The Microbiome in the Perinatal Period

Events during the perinatal period can have a profound impact on the development of the microbiome in the neonate. Learn more about how the microbiome develops in this sensitive period and the potential lifelong implications for health and wellness.

Perinatal exposures, breastfeeding and the gut microbiome: Implications for lifelong health
Anne Estes, PhD, MS
“Thanks, Mom: Influences on Baby’s Microbiome Composition During the Precious Perinatal Period”
Noel Mueller, PhD, MPH
Determinants of The Infant Microbiome and Childhood Obesity: Mom Matters
Building a Better Baby Biome
Mary Regan, PhD, RN
Birth, Eating and the Microbiota
The Perinatal Microbiome as a Target for Health Risk Reduction
Presentations: 6  |  Hours / CE Credits: 6 (details)  |   Viewing Time: 4 Weeks  |   Added: 27/06/2018
Midwifery CEU: 0.6
$95.00 USD

Infant Mental Health Lecture Pack

Sign up to access this informative add-on package that provides focused presentations from experts in the field of infant mental health. Mental health isn't just for adults! Infant mental health refers to the emotional, social and cognitive well-being of infants and young children. Infants are conscious beings and what happens to them in infancy and even in utero can have a lasting impact over their lifetime. Learn about the growing body of research that explains how health care providers can encourage positive mental development starting in infancy."

Alison Hazelbaker, PhD, IBCLC, FILCA, RCST
Infant Trauma: Impact on Breastfeeding
Kate White, MA, LMT, RCST®, CEIM, SEP
Best Practices in Prenatal and Perinatal Psychology and Somatic Health for Optimal Birth Outcomes
Monica Roosa Ordway, PhD, APRN, PPNP-BC, IBCLC
The First 1,000 days: Promoting Infant Mental Health
The connected baby: How understanding infant brain development changes our view of humanity
Marti Glenn, PhD, MFT
12 Guiding Principles for Nurturing Human Potential: Effects of Prenatal and Birth Experiences Over the Life Span
Presentations: 5  |  Hours / CE Credits: 5 (details)  |   Viewing Time: 4 Weeks  |   Added: 25/04/2017
$75.00 USD

Mental Health in the NICU Lecture Pack

Caring for infants in the NICU involves more than just the care of the newborn. The whole family unit requires care in order to protect the mental health and wellness of infant and parents alike. The experience of having a premature or ill newborn, combined with the stress of the NICU environment, can have lasting negative effects without early intervention. Learn more about supporting the mental health of NICU families with this special package. With presentations on parental mental health, infant mental health, the mental health of NICU staff and interdisciplinary neuroprotective mental health care, this is your opportunity to expand your learning and clinical skills.

Jenene W. Craig, PhD, MBA, OTR/L, CNT
Interdisciplinary Neuroprotective Practice Standards and Perinatal Mental Health in the NICU
Cheryl A. Milford, Ed.S., Educational/Neonatal Psychologist
Caring for the Caregiver: Supporting Optimal Mental Health for NICU Staff
Kate White, MA, LMT, RCST®, CEIM, SEP
‘He Fought Like a Lion’: Using Trauma Resolution Approaches to Support Professionals and Families with Babies in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit
Attachment and Neurodevelopmental Outcomes in Premature Infants: The Role of Interpersonal Neurobiology in the NICU
Presentations: 4  |  Hours / CE Credits: 4 (details)  |   Viewing Time: 4 Weeks  |   Added: 02/09/2018
CNE: 4