Continuing Education for Lactation Consultants

As Lactation Consultants, it’s important for us to stay up to date on the latest research, best practices, and global perspectives. Not only are we empowered with new skills, but we can directly see the impact on our clients breastfeeding outcomes. Providing lactation continuing education since 2007, GOLD Learning is the largest online resource for breastfeeding education professionals. The packages below have been curated through our GOLD Lactation Online Conferences, individual webinars and through partnerships with Lactation Associations and Organizations.

The following online presentations are accredited for Continuing Education Recognition Points (CERPs) and are applicable for recertification towards your International Board Certified Lactation Consultants (IBCLC's), Certified Lactation Educator (CLE) & Certified Lactation Counselor (CLC) credentials. The type of online IBCLC CERPs can be identified by hovering over the "details" link. Lectures will be designated L-CERPs, E-CERPs and R-CERPs. GOLD Learning has been designated as a Long Term Provider of CERPs by the IBLCE - Approval #CLT114-07.

Viewing Time: When purchasing multiple packages at the same time, the viewing time becomes cumulative!

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$40.00 USD

GOLD Learning Day 2021 - Human Milk Composition: Navigating the Role of Parental Nutrition

Join us for GOLD Learning Day - Human Milk Composition: Navigating the Role of Parental Nutrition! This live day of education will take place on January 19, 2021 and is the perfect opportunity to s...
Milk Composition and Maternal Nutrition: Understanding the Impact and Outcomes
Joanna Nawfal, RN, MSN, IBCLC
A Dairy-free Mediterranean Diet and the Impact on Colic and Allergy in Infants Receiving Human Milk
Meghan McMillin, MS, RDN, CSP, LDN, IBCLC
Popular Diet Trends: Impact and Safety During Lactation
Presentations: 3  |  Hours / CE Credits: 3 (details)  |   Viewing Time: 6 Weeks  |   Added: 17/11/2020
L-CERP: 3
CNE: 3
Midwifery CEU: 0.3
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$50.00 USD

GOLD Learning Day: Level-Up Your Lactation Skills

Take your professional lactation skills to the next level! This special package is designed to hone your assessment and clinical management skills and abilities. We've brought together four expert...
Melissa Cole, IBCLC, RLC
Thinking Critically About the Use of Clinical Lactation Tools
Introduction to Cervical Auscultation
Disorganized Infant Feeding: Beyond Suck, Swallow, Breathe
Assessment and Management of Mastitis
Presentations: 4  |  Hours / CE Credits: 4 (details)  |   Viewing Time: 6 Weeks  |   Added: 16/06/2020
CERP: 4
L-CERP: 4
CNE: 4
Midwifery CEU: 0.4
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$55.00 USD

Changing Outcomes for Breastfeeding Families Lecture Pack

This Academy of Breastfeeding Medicine Lecture Pack 2019 consists of presentations which were originally presented at the 24th Annual International Meeting of the Academy of Breastfeeding Medicine in ...
Fiona Clare Dykes, PhD, MA, RM, ADM, FHEA
Influencing a Paradigm Shift in the Unicef UK Baby Friendly Initiative (BFI)
Breastfeeding and Perinatal Mood Disorders: Circuits and Circumstances
Peter S Blair, BSc, MSc, PhD
Reducing SIDS Risks Whilst Promoting Breastfeeding
Christine Mcintosh, BSc, MBChB, Dip.O&G, Dip.PAed., FRNZCGP
Confident Conversations; Empowering Parents to Make Choices to Prevent their Baby from Sudden Unexpected Death in Infancy
Ending Sponsorship of Paediatricians by BMS Companies – Case Study of RCPCH
Presentations: 6  |  Hours / CE Credits: 3.75 (details)  |   Viewing Time: 4 Weeks  |   Added: 09/01/2020
CERP: 3.75
L-CERP: 2.25
R-CERP: 1.5
CME: 3.75
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$110.00 USD

BVL Online Congress

Take your professional lactation skills to the next level! This special package is designed to learn more about the new topics in lactation and the influence of COVID 19, breastfeeding education and s...
Prof. Amy Brown, PhD; MSc; BSc
How Can We Better Support Mothers Don’t Meet Their Breastfeeding Goals?
Joke Muyldermans, Midwife, MsC, lactation consultant IBCLC
Ready-Made Educational Breastfeeding Material to Improve Parental Education and Empower Parents.
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Exploring Playful Technology to Support Breastfeeding Education
Has COVID-19 Affected Breastfeeding Promotion and Support Practices?
Nancy Mohrbacher, IBCLC, FILCA
What's New In Lactation
De Diagnose en Behandeling Van Spruw Bij Borstvoeding
Alexandra Walker, BSN, MA, RN, IBCLC, RLC
Chasing the Butterfly: Understanding How the Thyroid Gland Impacts Breastfeeding
Presentations: 8  |  Hours / CE Credits: 5.5 (details)  |   Viewing Time: 11 Weeks  |   Added: October 8, 2020
CERP: 5.5
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$265.00 USD

GOLD Lactation Online Conference 2020

The GOLD Lactation Online Conference is the largest Annual Breastfeeding Conference in the world. Packed full of fascinating topics such as supporting families who are exclusively pumping, oxidatio...
Virus Killing by White Blood Cells in Breast Milk: How Breastfeeding Is Protective Against HIV
Understanding Lactation-Related Research
Annie Frisbie, MA, IBCLC
The Ethics of Digital Privacy and Lactation Practice
Tomoko Seo, MD, IBCLC, FABM
Lactation Education as Advocacy: Increasing Knowledge Among Physicians
Liberate Millennials from The Pressures of Breastfeeding With the Power of Social Media Support
Medication Use During Breastfeeding
Paulina Erices, MS, IBCLC, IMH-E (r)
Nursing A Preemie, Perspectives For Lactation Supporters and Professionals
Christy Jo Hendricks, IBCLC, RLC, CLE, CD(DONA), CCCE
Sharing Your Wisdom: From Abstract Idea to Awesome Prenatal Breastfeeding Class
Facilitated Discussion on IYCF-E and the Role of the Lactation Professional
Melissa Cole, IBCLC, RLC
A Case Study Approach to Critical Thinking Skills for Lactation Professionals
Annie Frisbie, MA, IBCLC
Ask the Expert: Best Practices for Intake, Documentation, and Reporting
Mona Liza Hamlin, MSN, RN, IBCLC
Breastfeeding as a Preventative Care Change Model: How to Affect Change
The Real Life Experience of Working in Lactation Care: Struggles and Solutions
Dixie Whetsell, MS, IBCLC
Lisa Gonzales, BSN, RN, IBCLC
Lactation Anaphylaxis: A Case Study
Moving from Evidence to Practice: Knowledge Translation and Breastfeeding Support
How To Enhance Breastfeeding A Lot: Engage Fathers
Breastfeeding With Ease: The Impact of Infant Reflex Emergence and Integration
Sejal Fichadia, B.S (Microbiology), B.S. (Clinical Laboratory Science), IBCLC, CEIM
Teaching Infant Facial Massage to Parents to Support a Functional Latch
Rhythmic Movement for Breastfeeding Function
Katrien Nauwelaerts, IBCLC, BA, MA
Breastfeeding and The Use Of Herbs
Growth Charts, Use and Abuse
Jo Gilpin, RM CHN IBCLC
Birth and Breastfeeding Outcomes
Facilitating Breastfeeding Among Incarcerated Women
Breastfeeding with Insufficient Glandular Tissue
Nikki Hunter Greenaway, MSN FNP, IBCLC
The Effects of Breastfeeding on Sexual Intimacy
Sharon L. Unger, MD, FRCP(C)
The Use of Human Donor Milk in the High Risk Neonate
Relactation - A Supportive Approach
When Supply is Greater than Demand: Maternal Hyperlactation Syndrome
Identifying Musculoskeletal Issues That Impact Breastfeeding
Ted Greiner, PhD (International Nutrition)
Alcohol Consumption During Lactation
What’s New With the International Code on the Marketing of Breast Milk Substitutes: It’s Not Just About Formula!
Robinson Reed, MSN, CNM, ARNP, IBCLC
Queer Milk: Inclusive Lactation Care for LGBTQ Families
Presentations: 33  |  Hours / CE Credits: 32.5 (details)  |   Viewing Time: 8 Weeks  |   Added: 24/07/2020
CERP: 32.5
Midwifery CEU: 2.8
Dietetics CEU: 28.5
CME: 28.5
CNE: 28.5
R-CERP: 3
E-CERP: 2
L-CERP: 27.5
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$15.00 USD

Interoception: Beyond the Homunculus....The Real Sixth Sense and Its Primary Function as Sensory Input to the Autonomic Nervous System

Interoception is a term used to describe our nervous system's awareness of the sensations from the gastrointestinal and visceral system, as well as the primary sensory part/input to baby's Autonomic N...
Michelle Emanuel, OTR/L, CIMI, CST, NBCR, RYT 200
Interoception: Beyond the Homunculus....The Real Sixth Sense and Its Primary Function as Sensory Input to the Autonomic Nervous System
Presentations: 1  |  Hours / CE Credits: 1 (details)  |   Viewing Time: 2 Weeks  |   Added: 07/14/2020
CERP: 1
L-CERP: 1
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$15.00 USD

Hold the Phone! Diet Does Matter During Breastfeeding: Implication of Diet on Fatty Acid Composition and Other Nutrients

For more than a decade most lactation professions have been suggesting to families that diet matters very little in terms of breastmilk composition. We have told parents that they can essentially eat ...
Laurel Wilson, IBCLC, RLC, BSc, CLE, CCCE
Hold the Phone! Diet Does Matter During Breastfeeding: Implication of Diet on Fatty Acid Composition and Other Nutrients
Presentations: 1  |  Hours / CE Credits: 1 (details)  |   Viewing Time: 2 Weeks  |   Added: 07/14/2020
CERP: 1
L-CERP: 1
amy
$15.00 USD

Breastfeeding Trauma: How Can We Recognise and Support Mothers Who Wanted to Breastfeed but Were Unable to Meet Their Goals?

It is recognised that women can experience feelings of guilt, unhappiness and anger when they cannot meet their breastfeeding goals. Breastfeeding difficulties leading to early cessation are a risk fa...
Amy Brown, PhD, Professor
Breastfeeding Trauma: How Can We Recognise and Support Mothers Who Wanted to Breastfeed but Were Unable to Meet Their Goals?
Presentations: 1  |  Hours / CE Credits: 1 (details)  |   Viewing Time: 2 Weeks  |   Added: 07/14/2020
CERP: 1
L-CERP: 1
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$95.00 USD

GOLD Learning Online Tongue-tie Symposium 2020 - Day 2 Emerging Topics

Welcome to the GOLD Learning Tongue-tie Symposium for 2020! Our 5 expert speakers will be diving deeper into the complex topic of oral restrictions in infants. Learn about new perspectives on how we ...
Sarah Oakley, BA(Hons) RN HV IBCLC
The Elephant In The Room - Bleeding Post Tongue-Tie Division
BreAnne Marcucci, ARNP, FNP-C, IBCLC
Jennifer Millich, MSN, BSN, RN, IBCLC
How Do We Measure A Complete Release?
From Head to Toe It's All Connected: Pediatric TMJD, Tongue Tie, and Chiropractic Care
Cara Riek, DNP, RN, FNP-BC, IBCLC, DABLS
Reattachment And Re-Release: Starting The Dialogue To Improve Patient Outcomes
Robyn Merkel-Walsh, MA, CCC-SLP/COM®
Understanding the Variations of Active Wound Management and Neuromuscular Re-Education
Presentations: 5  |  Hours / CE Credits: 5 (details)  |   Viewing Time: 8 Weeks  |   Added: 04/06/2020
CERP: 5
L-CERP: 2
R-CERP: 3
CME: 5
Dietetics CEU: 5
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$95.00 USD

GOLD Learning Online Tongue-tie Symposium 2020 - Day 1 Fundamental Skills

Welcome to the GOLD Learning Tongue-tie Symposium for 2020! Our 5 expert speakers will present a comprehensive overview of the fundamentals of providing care to infants with oral restrictions and thei...
Gina Weissman, DMD, RN, IBCLC, FABM
Understanding the Complexities of Tongue Tie: 2020 Updates
First Do No Harm: The Importance of Assessment, Referral, and Collaborative of Ankyloglossia
Critical Assessment of Apparent Tongue-Tie
Jacqueline Kincer, IBCLC, CSOM
Tongue Tied Untied: Creating Functional Breastfeeding Outcomes
Breastfeeding With A Tongue Tie. How Can We Help When A Tie Revision Is Not Possible?
Presentations: 5  |  Hours / CE Credits: 5 (details)  |   Viewing Time: 8 Weeks  |   Added: 04/06/2020
L-CERP: 5
CME: 5
Dietetics CEU: 5
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$95.00 USD

GOLD Learning Online Infant Sleep Symposium 2020

Getting enough sleep is one of the most common concerns for new parents, and questions about sleep are common for all health care professionals working with new families. Stay up to date with the late...
Helen Ball, BSc, MA, PhD
Babies In Boxes: The Hype, The Reality And The Evidence
Melissa Bartick, MD, MSc, FABM
Bedsharing and Breastfeeding: Evidence and Recommendations
Erin Shaheen, BsocSc, R.S.S.W
Collaborative Approaches To Educating New Families On Prenatal Sleep Expectations
Karen Kerkhoff Gromada, MSN, RN, IBCLC, FILCA
Is Sleep Really A Necessity? Nighttime Parenting With Multiple Infants
Lyndsey Hookway, BSc, RNC, HV, IBCLC
You Can't Sleep With Your Foot On The Gas Pedal: How To Improve Sleep By Tapping Into Calm
Presentations: 5  |  Hours / CE Credits: 5 (details)  |   Viewing Time: 8 Weeks  |   Added: 08/04/2020
CERP: 5
R-CERP: 5
CME: 5
CNE: 5
Midwifery CEU: 0.5
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$15.00 USD

Milk Sharing: Comparative Risks and Biomedical Ethics

The advent of Internet forums that facilitate peer-to-peer human milk sharing has resulted in health authorities stating that sharing human milk is dangerous. There are risks associated with all form...
Milk Sharing: Comparative Risks and Biomedical Ethics
Presentations: 1  |  Hours / CE Credits: 1 (details)  |   Viewing Time: 2 Weeks  |   Added: 11/02/2020
CERP: 1
E-CERP: 1
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$15.00 USD

Ethical Concerns in Human Milk Exchange

Today, there are multiple forms of human milk exchange: non profit milk banks; for profit companies selling human milk products; private milk sales; private milk donation. Milk exchange in all its for...
Naomi Bar-Yam, PhD, MSW
Ethical Concerns in Human Milk Exchange
Presentations: 1  |  Hours / CE Credits: 1 (details)  |   Viewing Time: 2 Weeks  |   Added: 11/02/2020
CERP: 1
E-CERP: 1
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$0.00 USD

How Did I Miss That?: Breast Assessment and Non-White Skin Tones

In celebration of IBCLC Day 2020, GOLD Learning is thrilled to present this free presentation from one of our most popular speakers, Nekisha Killings MPH, IBCLC. Breast assessment is a crucial clinica...
Nekisha Killings, MPH, IBCLC
Breast Assessment and Non-White Skin Tones
Presentations: 1  |  Hours / CE Credits: 1 (details)  |   Viewing Time: 4 Weeks  |   Added: 17/01/2020
CERP: 1
L-CERP: 1
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$15.00 USD

When Breast Isn't Best: Challenges and Opportunities In Breastfeeding for Sexual Abuse Survivors

The benefits of breastfeeding are well known. Less known is how pervasive and long-lasting the effects of sexual abuse can be. As many as 1 in 3 women are survivors of contact sexual abuse. And, unfo...
When Breast Isn't Best: Challenges and Opportunities In Breastfeeding for Sexual Abuse Survivors
Presentations: 1  |  Hours / CE Credits: 1 (details)  |   Viewing Time: 2 Weeks  |   Added: 21/11/2019
CERP: 1
L-CERP: 1
Dietetics CEU: 1
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$50.00 USD

GOLD Learning Day 2020 - Breastfeeding and the Substance-Exposed Infant

Infants with prenatal substance exposure require specialized care, and research shows that breastfeeding/human milk is an important part of their recovery. Join us for a special day of educati...
Wendy Jones, PhD, MRPharmS
Pharmacokinetics and Clinical Implications of Drugs in Human Milk: The Substance-Exposed Infant
Amber Valentine Forston, MS, CCC-SLP, BCS-S, IBCLC, CNT
Breastfeeding and Neonatal Abstinence Syndrome
Kelly McGlothen-Bell, PhD, RN, IBCLC
Empowering Breastfeeding in Women Receiving Medication-Assisted Treatment for Opioid Use Disorder: A Call for Policy Change
Presentations: 3  |  Hours / CE Credits: 3 (details)  |   Viewing Time: 6 Weeks  |   Added: 01/11/2019
CERP: 3
L-CERP: 3
CNE: 3
Midwifery CEU: 0.3
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$15.00 USD

Managing Back Pain in Labour Using Sterile Water Injections

Up to 30% of women experience severe back pain in labour. In qualitative studies women have described how labour back pain limited their mobility and altered their plans for analgesia use. Injections ...
Nigel Lee, BHlthSci, MMId, PhD
Managing Back Pain in Labour Using Sterile Water Injections
Presentations: 1  |  Hours / CE Credits: 1 (details)  |   Viewing Time: 8 Weeks  |   Added: Oct 3, 2019
CERP: 1
R-CERP: 1
MidPLUS Points CPD: 1
ACNM: 1
Midwifery CEU: 0.1
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$15.00 USD

Watching Our Words: Is Risk-Based Language Always the Right Choice?

Within the lactation world, it is widely accepted that optimizing infant feeding practices and normalize breastfeeding, we must frame breastfeeding as the physiological norm and not breastfeeding as t...
Watching Our Words: Is Risk-Based Language Always the Right Choice?
Presentations: 1  |  Hours / CE Credits: 1 (details)  |   Viewing Time: 2 Weeks  |   Added: 10/03/2019
CERP: 1
L-CERP: 1