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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$95.00 USD

GOLD Learning Online Tongue-tie Symposium 2017: Putting the Pieces Together

Back by popular demand, we are pleased to announce our second GOLD Learning Online Tongue-tie Symposium 2017: Putting the Pieces Together. This exciting Symposium dives into the latest research to ...
Comprehensive Review of Laser Soft Tissues Physics Infant Lip and Tongue Frenum Surgery
Effath Yasmin, MA, HDSE, CLEC(USA), IBCLC, BCST(ICSB-SWISS)
Why Bodywork is a Significant Piece of the Puzzle of Comprehensive Tongue & Lip Tie Treatment? — The Emerging GOLD Standard of Treatment & Care
Tongue Ties Untied
Christina Smillie, MD, FAAP, IBCLC, FABM
Posterior Tongue Tie: Confusion, Concerns and Controversies in the Conceptualization, Definitions, Diagnosis and Treatment of Problems of Tongue Mobility Affecting Breastfeeding Babies
Dr. Yvonne LeFort, MD, FCFP, FRNZCGP, FABM, IBCLC
A Breastfeeding-friendly Approach to Tongue-tie
Presentations: 5  |  Hours / CE Credits: 5 (details)  |   Viewing Time: 4 Weeks  |   Added: 07/07/2017
CERP: 5
L-CERP: 4
R-CERP: 1
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$15.00 USD

Understanding Zika and Lyme and Breastfeeding

With the recent spread of the virus, Zika and the bacterial infection, Lyme Disease, many pregnant and breastfeeding families worry about the potential impact on their babies. There is a great deal of...
Laurel Wilson, IBCLC, RLC, BSc, CLE, CCCE
Understanding Zika and Lyme and Breastfeeding
Presentations: 1  |  Hours / CE Credits: 1 (details)  |   Viewing Time: 2 Weeks  |   Added: 25/06/2019
CERP: 1
L-CERP: 1
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$15.00 USD

Ready, Set, Listen! Preparing to Hear the Missing Voices of the Lactation Consultant Profession

GOLD Lactation, ILCA, IBCLE & LEAARC teamed up to put on a pre-Summit webinar to the 2014 Lactation Summit that was held on July 27 in Phoenix, Arizona, USA. This talk will help you better understand ...
Cynthia Good, MS, LMHCA, IBCLC, CATSM
Ready, Set, Listen! Preparing to Hear the Missing Voices of the Lactation Consultant Profession
Presentations: 1  |  Hours / CE Credits: 1.5 (details)  |   Viewing Time: 2 Weeks  |   Added: 09/12/2014
CERP: 1.5
E-CERP: .75
R-CERP: .75
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$265.00 USD

Lactation Conference 2019

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...
Briana Tillman, IBCLC, M. Ed, OMS-III
Nicholas Sloan, BSME, OMS-III
Psychiatric Topics in Breastfeeding
Cynthia Good, MS, LMHCA, IBCLC, CATSM
The IBCLC as Expert Witness: Role, Strategies, and Resources
Persistent Pain During Breastfeeding - A Challenge in Lactation Counseling
Amy Brown, PhD, Professor
What Do Normal Infant Feeding Patterns Really Look Like?
Annabelle Mackenzie, IBCLC, BA (Hons), MA (Cantab)
Rummaging in the Tool Bag: Examples of Approaches Borrowed from Other Disciplines, Applied in Lactation Support Practice
Connection Over Perfection: Practical Strategies for Supporting Challenging Parents
Fiona Jardine, PhD Candidate, Advanced Lactation Consultant, Postpartum Doula
Breastfeeding Without Nursing: Why Do Some Breastfeeders Exclusively Pump and What Can We Do to Support Them?
Gina Weissman, DMD, RN, IBCLC, FABM
A Case for Clipping, a Case for Waiting: Difficult Decisions in Clinic
Katrina B. Mitchell, MD, IBCLC, FACS
Maternal Complications and Breast Masses in Breastfeeding
Gradual Weaning – Helping Mothers Who Are Ready to Move On
Differentiating Normal Newborn Weight Loss From Breastfeeding Failure
Nicola Singletary, PhD, MAT, IBCLC
Funny Tasting Milk: The Biochemistry and Clinical Applications of Human Milk Oxidation vs. High Lipase Action
Sekeita Lewis-Johnson, BSN, RN, IBCLC, DNPc
Marijuana and Breastfeeding: A Second Look, A Better Approach
Shu-Fang Wang, PhD, RN, CNM, IBCLC, President Chinese Lactation Consultant Association
B Theory of Breastfeeding: Baby-Breast-Brain-Backup Axis (Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction)
Tamara Drenttel Brand, MA, MPH, IBCLC
Reflections on a Breastfeeding Peer Counselor Program in Lebanon: Lessons Learned and Looking Forward
Eithne Murray, IBCLC, BEd, MA, Dip BfC
Mothering Experiences: The Development of Self-Efficacy in First Time Mothers
Elaine Burns, RM, RN, PhD
Liquid Gold from the Milk Bar: Health Professional Language and Practices When Providing Breastfeeding Support
Epigenetic Impact of Breastfeeding on Infant Stress Regulation
Equity and Safer Infant Feeding in Times of Disaster and Civil Unrest
Stephanie Carroll, MBA, IBCLC, CLC, CLS
Barriers to Breastfeeding in Appalachia: A Sociocultural Perspective
Nancy Williams, MA, Marriage and Family Therapist, CCE, IBCLC
Teens and Breastfeeding
Carole Hervé, IBCLC, BNCLC
Could Breastfeeding Help Prevent and Overcome Sensory Food Aversion?
Lessons to Learn from Fed Is Best: How Can We Improve Our Care?
Dr. Natalie Shenker, BM, BCh (Oxon), PhD (Imp)
The Resurgence and Role of Human Milk Banking
Does Breastfeeding Protect Maternal Mental Health? The Role of Oxytocin and Stress
Lyndsey Hookway, BSc, RNC, HV, IBCLC
Addressing Complex Sleep Problems While Optimizing Breastfeeding
It’s Time For a Change in the Way We Market Breastfeeding and Human Milk (Panel Discussion)
Presentations: 29  |  Hours / CE Credits: 27.5 (details)  |   Viewing Time: 8 Weeks  |   Added: 11/06/2019
CERP: 27.5
L-CERP: 23.5
E-CERP: 1
R-CERP: 3
CNE: 27.5
Dietetics CEU: 27.5
Midwifery CEU: 2.7
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$7.50 USD

Effect of Fenugreek Supplementation on Breast Milk

The commonest reason of interrupted exclusive breastfeeding is assumption of insufficient breastmilk. Fenugreek has been traditionally used by Egyptian women to increase milk supplementation. However...
Rania Abdou, MD, IBCLC
Effect of Fenugreek Supplementation on Breast Milk
Presentations: 1  |  Hours / CE Credits: 0.5 (details)  |   Viewing Time: 2 Weeks  |   Added: 11/07/2019
CERP: .5
L-CERP: .5
CNE: .5
Midwifery CEU: 0.05
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$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 or...
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
CERP: 6
L-CERP: 6
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$15.00 USD

1000 Days in Gap City: Exploring the Relationship Between the Breastfeeding Gap and the Word Gap

Each child is born with the same capacity to learn as the next, however not every child lives up to this potential. Can we tackle this ever-widening gap at the beginning of a child's life? We can by f...
1000 Days in Gap City: Exploring the Relationship Between the Breastfeeding Gap and the Word Gap
Presentations: 1  |  Hours / CE Credits: 1 (details)  |   Viewing Time: 2 Weeks  |   Added: 25/06/2019
CERP: 1
L-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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$45.00 USD

Creating Connection: Communication Skills for Lactation Educators

For Healthcare Professionals how we communicate is often just as important as what we communicate. Building rapport and trust are essential steps to creating a connection with clients so...
#thestruggleisreal: How to Build Understanding and Empathy with Millennial Families
Mastering Cross-Cultural Communication Skills: How to Speak and Engage Effectively Across Cultures and Varied Audiences
Christy Jo Hendricks, IBCLC, RLC, CLE, CD(DONA), CCCE
Enhanced Counseling Skills for the Lactation Educator
Presentations: 3  |  Hours / CE Credits: 3 (details)  |   Viewing Time: 4 Weeks  |   Added: 21/07/2017
CERP: 3
L-CERP: 3
Dietetics CEU: 3
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$15.00 USD

The Original Foster-Mother Were Wet Nurses

The historical evolution of infant feeding includes direct breastfeeding, wet nursing and bottlefeeding. Before the invention of bottles/ vessels to feed babies, wet nursing was the safest and most co...
Lori J. Isenstadt, IBCLC, CCE, CBD
The original foster-mother were wet nurses
Presentations: 1  |  Hours / CE Credits: 1 (details)  |   Viewing Time: 2 Weeks  |   Added: 25/06/2019
CERP: 1
L-CERP: 1
Ethics for Lactation Consultants - E CERPs
$75.00 USD

Ethics for Lactation Consultants Lecture Pack

Along with providing IBCLC's with all the E-CERPS necessary for re-certification, this lecture pack provides the latest thought provoking information from prominent experts in the field of lactation e...
Cynthia Good, MS, LMHCA, IBCLC, CATSM
Cultural Competence or Cultural Humility? A Roadmap for Lactation Specialists
Marsha Walker, RN, IBCLC
Are We Being Ethical?
Liz Brooks, JD, IBCLC, FILCA
Avoid Lawsuits and Pink Slips! Legal and Ethical Issues for the IBCLC
Liz Brooks, JD, IBCLC, FILCA
What’s Too “Friendly” for an IBCLC on Social Media?
Joy Noel-Weiss, RN, IBCLC
Resolving Ethical Dilemmas Using a Qualitative Study and Case Examples
Presentations: 5  |  Hours / CE Credits: 5 (details)  |   Viewing Time: 4 Weeks  |   Added: 08/06/2015
CERP: 5
E-CERP: 5
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$95.00 USD

GOLD Learning Online Tongue-tie Symposium 2019 - Day 1 Fundamental Skills/Knowledge

Welcome to the GOLD Learning Tongue-tie Symposium for 2019! Our 5 expert speakers will provide a comprehensive overview of providing care to families with tongue-tied infants. Learn more about assessm...
Treating Tongue-Tie From Birth Through Adolescence: The Far Reaching Impact of a Tiny String
Christine Staricka, BS, IBCLC, RLC, CCE
Lactation Skills for Supporting Dyads with Oral Restrictions
Lisa Urich Lahey, RN, IBCLC, OMT
Foundations of TOTS Assessment: Anatomy, Appearance, and Function
Lori L. Overland, M.S., CCC, C/NDT, CLC
A Sensory Motor Approach to Neuromuscular Re-Education Post Frenotomy
Tamara Hawkins, RN, FNP, IBCLC, LCCE, CHHC
Baby Shark Do’s, Don'ts, Decisions, and Dilemmas. Creating a Supportive Lactation Care Plan for a Family with Tethered Oral Tissues.
Presentations: 5  |  Hours / CE Credits: 5 (details)  |   Viewing Time: 8 Weeks  |   Added: 14/06/2019
CERP: 5
L-CERP: 4
R-CERP: 1
CME: 5
Dietetics CEU: 5
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$7.50 USD

From Lactation Consultant to Human Milk Banking

Romania is one of the European countries with a very low breastfeeding rate. The emergence of IBCLCs in the past 2 decades helped in improving mothers access to lactation professionals. Starting from...
Mihaela Nita, MD, IBCLC
From Lactation Consultant to Human Milk Banking
Presentations: 1  |  Hours / CE Credits: 0.5 (details)  |   Viewing Time: 2 Weeks  |   Added: 11/07/2019
CERP: .5
L-CERP: .5
CNE: .5
Midwifery CEU: 0.05
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$45.00 USD

GOLD Alumni 2016 Lecture Pack

This packages consists of 3 lectures. We invited back past Alumni Speakers to present on new & relevant topics within the area of breastfeeding. This package is exclusively recorded for our GOLD Lear...
Diana West, BA, IBCLC
Sweet Sleep: Bedsharing for Breastfeeding Mothers and Babies
Breastfeeding Management - Interactive Case Studies
Cynthia Good, MS, LMHCA, IBCLC, CATSM
My Brain is Doing What? Bias, Ethics, and the Lactation Specialist
Presentations: 3  |  Hours / CE Credits: 3 (details)  |   Viewing Time: 4 Weeks  |   Added: 30/06/2016
CERP: 3
L-CERP: 2
E-CERP: 1
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$15.00 USD

Breastfeeding as a Public Health Issue: Do We Have the Right Approach?

The majority of women should be able to breastfeed, but elements of their experience are ultimately stopping them from doing so. Breastfeeding works best when done responsively but many psychological,...
Amy Brown, PhD, Professor
Breastfeeding as a Public Health Issue: Do we Have the Right Approach?
Presentations: 1  |  Hours / CE Credits: 1.25 (details)  |   Viewing Time: 2 Weeks  |   Added: 25/06/2019
CERP: 1.25
L-CERP: 1.25
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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. ACSW
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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$75.00 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
CME: 5
Dietetics CEU: 5
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$15.00 USD

From the NICU to the Home: Mother’s Experiences

Lactation consultants would benefit from expanding their understanding of the impact of the NICU stay on the family; moreover, they would benefit from identifying the essential role they could play in...
Paulina Erices, MS, IBCLC, IMH-E (r)
From the NICU to the home: mother’s experiences
Presentations: 1  |  Hours / CE Credits: 1 (details)  |   Viewing Time: 2 Weeks  |   Added: 25/06/2019
CERP: 1
L-CERP: 1