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!

Ethics for Lactation Consultants - E CERPs
$60.00 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...
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
CERP: 5
E-CERP: 5
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$15.00 USD

Breastfeeding / Nursing Aversion and Agitation (Baa) in Breastfeeding Mothers

Aversion to breastfeeding or agitation while breastfeeding is known to occur in some women who breastfeed while pregnant, or who tandem feed a newborn and a toddler. However, it is a little researched...
Zainab Yate, BSc, MSc, Doctoral Student
Breastfeeding / Nursing Aversion and Agitation (BAA) in breastfeeding mothers
Presentations: 1  |  Hours / CE Credits: 1 (details)  |   Viewing Time: 2 Weeks  |   Added: 25/06/2019
CERP: 1
L-CERP: 1
herbs
$15.00 USD

Herbal and Pharmaceutical Galactogogues Use During Breastfeeding

Sources of information for prescription and nonprescription galactogogue use during breastfeeding will be presented and reviewed. Potential adverse effects in children of mothers who are breastfeedin...
Dr. Frank Nice, RPh, DPA,CPHP
Herbal and Pharmaceutical Galactogogues Use During Breastfeeding
Presentations: 1  |  Hours / CE Credits: 1 (details)  |   Viewing Time: 2 Weeks  |   Added: 09/11/2015
CERP: 1
L-CERP: 1
Dietetics CEU: 1
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$15.00 USD

Chasing the Butterfly: Understanding How the Thyroid Gland Impacts Breastfeeding

Often overlooked and as elusive as the butterfly it resembles, the thyroid gland may lurk behind a number of breastfeeding difficulties, including low-supply, over-supply, and overt lactation failure....
Alexandra Walker, BSN, MA, RN, IBCLC, RLC
Chasing the Butterfly: Understanding How the Thyroid Gland Impacts 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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$7.50 USD

Scaling Up Skills and Reliability of Breastfeeding Peer Counselors - 7 Years of Malaysian Experience

The roles of peer counselors (PC) in breastfeeding support is important to reach mothers and families in community as they would bridge the gaps within the warm chain of breastfeeding support. However...
Nadrah A. Arifin, MBBS, MPH, IBCLC
Scaling Up Skills and Reliability of Breastfeeding Peer Counselors - 7 Years of Malaysian Experience
Presentations: 1  |  Hours / CE Credits: 0.5 (details)  |   Viewing Time: 2 Weeks  |   Added: 11/07/2019
CERP: .5
L-CERP: .5
CNE: 0.5
Midwifery CEU: 0.05
kathleen_marinelli
$15.00 USD

The Science and Significance of Human Milk and Breastfeeding in Neonatal Intensive Care

Kathleen discusses the most up-to-date current evidence regarding human milk and breastfeeding in neonatal intensive care and the all-important transition to breastfeeding for those families who wish ...
Kathleen Marinelli, MD, IBCLC, FABM, FAAP
The Science and Significance of Human Milk and Breastfeeding in Neonatal Intensive Care
Presentations: 1  |  Hours / CE Credits: 1 (details)  |   Viewing Time: 2 Weeks  |   Added: 25/08/2016
CERP: 1
L-CERP: 1
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$15.00 USD

The Maternal-Child Microbiome Or: The “Oro-Boobular Axis”

Did you know that a mother who breastfeeds her child is more likely to "match" as an organ donor than a mother who does not breastfeed her child? How does that happen? The answer may lie in the Matern...
The Maternal-Child Microbiome or: The “Oro-boobular axis”
Presentations: 1  |  Hours / CE Credits: 1 (details)  |   Viewing Time: 2 Weeks  |   Added: 25/06/2019
CERP: 1
L-CERP: 1
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$75.00 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
CME: 5
Dietetics CEU: 5
midwifery2
$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 peri...
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
CERP: 6
L-CERP: 2
R-CERP: 4
Midwifery CEU: 0.6
rustypipes
$7.50 USD

Rusty Pipe Syndrome: A Case Report From Poland

Bloody nipple discharge is an unusual experience during lactation for both the mother and her attending physicians. Painless bleeding from the breasts in the early post-partum period can be a physiolo...
Anna Kotlinska, PhD Candidate, Masters of Midwifery
Rusty pipe syndrome: a case report from Poland
Presentations: 1  |  Hours / CE Credits: 0.5 (details)  |   Viewing Time: 2 Weeks  |   Added: 09/07/2019
CERP: 1
L-CERP: 1
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$255.00 USD

Breastfeeding Education Bundle #2

Originally offered in 2014 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, Breast...
Nancy Mohrbacher, IBCLC, FILCA
What Mothers Need to Exclusively Breastfeed
Dr. Frank Nice, RPh, DPA,CPHP
Domperidone and Breastfeeding
Lisa Marasco, MA, IBCLC, FILCA
Getting a Better Grip on Prolactin
Cynthia Good, MS, LMHCA, IBCLC, CATSM
It Wasn’t Supposed to be Like This: Traumatic Birth, Traumatic Stress, and Breastfeeding
Laurel Wilson, IBCLC, RLC, BSc, CLE, CCCE
Epigenetics and Breastfeeding: The Potential Longterm Impact of Breastmilk
Raising Our Voice: Breastfeeding Advocacy for Health Care Providers, Professionals, and Volunteers'
Cynthia Good, MS, LMHCA, IBCLC, CATSM
Unpacking the Invisible Diaper Bag of White Privilege: An Overview of Racial Inequities in Breastfeeding Support
Laurel Wilson, IBCLC, RLC, BSc, CLE, CCCE
The Milk Sharing Conundrum - The Grey Area Between Scope and Need
Alyssa Schnell, MS, IBCLC
Breastfeeding Without Birthing: Breastfeeding for Mothers Through Adoption, Surrogacy, or Foster Care
Caroline Kruger, LLM, IBCLC
Concept of Antifragility applied to breastfeeding, milk production and breastfeeding counseling
Dr. Kartikeya Bhagat, Ob/Gyn (FICOG), IBCLC
Dr. Prashant Gangal, MD, DCH, IBCLC
Breastcrawl: from Science to Implementation
Alison Hazelbaker, PhD, IBCLC, FILCA, RCST
What Does Torticollis Have to do with Breastfeeding?
Dianne Cassidy, MS, IBCLC, ALC, CCE
Epidural Anesthesia and its Impact on Breastfeeding Initiation and Duration
Exclusively Breastfeeding Triplets-Case Studies
Dr. Virginia Thorley, PhD, IBCLC, FILCA
Breastfeeding can't save lives today – or can it?
Lisa Amir, MBBS, MMed, PhD, IBCLC, FABM
Breast infections in breastfeeding women– case presentations of abscess, mastitis and more
Milk Sharing: Comparative Risks and Biomedical Ethics
Robyn Roche-Paull, RN, BSN, IBCLC, LLLL
Babies, Breasts and Body Mods: Where Body Art and Breastfeeding Collide
Marsha Walker, RN, IBCLC
Nipple Nuances: From Pain to Peppermint and What the Textbooks Don't Cover
Jaye Simpson, CLE, IBCLC, RLC
LGBTQ Parents and Lactation – An Exploration in LGBTQ Culture
Breastfeeding in Belgium
Vicki Tapia, BS, IBCLC, RLC
Medical Relief Mission to the Dominican Republic “We Don’t Need a Lactation Consultant…Or Do We?"
Rachelle Lessen, MS, RD, IBCLC
Sara Lake, J.D., CAE
Demystifying Professional Certification Examination Development
Best Beginnings, UK - [no credits awarded for this presentation]
Helene M. Johns, Midwife, IBCLC, PhD Candidate
The MILC Study – Exploring the prevalence and outcomes associated with breast milk expressing: a prospective cohort study
Laurie B. Jones, MD, FAAP, IBCLC
Dr. MILK Physician Mother Peer Support Network
Social Media Backlash – Addressing Emotionally Charged Responses
Dianne Cassidy, MS, IBCLC, ALC, CCE
Traumic Life Experiences and how they Affect the Breastfeeding Mother
Presentations: 28  |  Hours / CE Credits: 22.25 (details)  |   Viewing Time: 8 Weeks  |   Added: 16/12/2015
CERP: 22.25
L-CERP: 15
E-CERP: 1.75
R-CERP: 5.5
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$15.00 USD

Breastfeeding: Baby’s First Milestone

Breastfeeding is widely acknowledged as being the healthiest way to feed an infant for at least two years. In the United States of America, the CDC 2014 Breastfeeding Report Card states that 79.2% of ...
Barbara D. Robertson, BA, MA, IBCLC, RLC
Breastfeeding: Baby’s First Milestone
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

BreastSide Manner: A Patient-Centered Approach to Lactation Support

Warm and empathic bedside manner is a lost art in provider-patient interactions. Be it time constraints, systemic limitations, lack of trust or training, the disconnect is apparent and the consequence...
Nekisha Killings, MPH, IBCLC
BreastSide Manner: A Patient-Centered Approach to Lactation Support
Presentations: 1  |  Hours / CE Credits: 1 (details)  |   Viewing Time: 2 Weeks  |   Added: 10/02/2019
CERP: 1
L-CERP: 1
tongue-tie-symposium
$95.00 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 resear...
Breastfeeding improvement following tongue-tie and lip-tie release: A prospective cohort study
Melissa Cole, MS, IBCLC
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
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
CERP: 5
L-CERP: 4
R-CERP: 1
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$15.00 USD

Sending Reports: What’s in it for IBCLCs?

Most lactation professionals love client interactions, but only send reports to health care providers out of a sense of duty. But writing and sending reports to our client's health care providers can ...
Joy MacTavish, IBCLC, RLC, MA
Sending Reports: What’s in it for IBCLCs?
Presentations: 1  |  Hours / CE Credits: 1 (details)  |   Viewing Time: 2 Weeks  |   Added: 25/06/2019
CERP: 1
L-CERP: 1
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$265.00 USD

Lactation Conference 2018

The GOLD Lactation Online Conference is the largest annual breastfeeding conference in the world. It is an excellent resource suitable for all skill levels and is a perfect fit for IBCLC's, Lactation...
Playing Well with Others: Collaborating in High Conflict/Low Trust Settings
Glenda Adams, RN, MSN, IBCLC
Demystifying research articles: Ten Tips for the Non-Researcher IBCLC
Evelyne N. Ruf, MD, Dipl. Fam. Med., IBCLC
The Sharjah Baby-Friendly Campaign: A Community-Based Model for Breastfeeding Promotion, Protection and Support
Amber Valentine, MS, CCC-SLP, BCS-S, IBCLC, CNT
Lillian Scott, MS, CCC-SLP, IBCLC, CLC
Feeding Difficulties: A Look at High Risk Populations
When Breast Isn't Best: Challenges and Opportunities In Breastfeeding for Sexual Abuse Survivors
Joy MacTavish, IBCLC, RLC, MA
Weaning: Supporting Families Stopping Lactation and/or Ending Their Breastfeeding/Chestfeeding Relationship
Peer Counselors In The Hospital; Taking Your Peer Counselor Program To The Next Level
Love Makes A Family: Supporting LGBTQIA+ and Gender Non-Conforming Families
Tina Revai, RN, MN, IBCLC
The Relational Breastfeeding Framework: Time to Apply Theory
Rania Abdou, MD, IBCLC
Effect of Fenugreek Supplementation on Breast Milk
Camie Jae Goldhammer, MSW, LICSW, IBCLC
Historical Trauma, Racism and White Privilege: The Barriers to Breastfeeding Success
What to Do When the Laid-back Breastfeeding Position Doesn’t Work…Self Attachment, the Flipple Technique and the Koala Hold all with a “Hands off” Approach
Breastfeeding Self-Efficacy - What is it, why is it important and how do we improve it?
Laurel Wilson, IBCLC, RLC, BSc, CLE, CCCE
Talk To Me: How Breastmilk Acts as a Communication and Gene Expression Tool Between Mother and Child
Carmela Baeza, IBCLC,MD, Family Medicine Specialist
Management of Chronic Breast Pain: Holistic Approach
Briana Tillman, IBCLC, M. Ed, OMS-III
Nicholas Sloan, BSME, OMS-III
What a Letdown: Exploring the Physiology of the Milk Ejection Reflex
Dianne Cassidy, MS, IBCLC, ALC, CCE
Out of the Blue: Post-Partum Mood Disorders and Breastfeeding
Phenylketonuria and Breastfeeding: Facts, Challenges and Reality
Human Milk: Defense Against Pathogens
Lies and Lactation Cookies: Raising the Bar for Breastfeeding Support Groups Online
Marcda Hilaire, BA, MPH, CLC, IBCLC, RLC
Successes and Opportunities for Growth in Baby Friendly Hospital & Baby Tent Initiatives in Haiti: A Literature Review
Tamara Drenttel Brand, MA, MPH, IBCLC
Providing Culturally Sensitive Support for Breastfeeding Muslim Families
Felisha Floyd, BS, CLC, IBCLC
Check your “Blind” Spot, The Crisis We Are Not Talking About: Transforming Color Blindness to Racial Equity
Dr. Frank Nice, RPh, DPA,CPHP
The Recreational Drug-Marijuana Dilemma
Paulina Erices, MS, IBCLC, IMH-E (r)
Breastfeeding Advocacy through a Health Equity Lens
“I just really wanted to breastfeed” - The Impact of Stress on Birth & Baby Feeding in a UK Multi-Ethnic Community
Nadrah A. Arifin, MBBS, MPH, IBCLC
Scaling Up Skills and Reliability of Breastfeeding Peer Counselors - 7 Years of Malaysian Experience
Mihaela Nita, MD, IBCLC
From Lactation Consultant to Human Milk Banking
Presentations: 29  |  Hours / CE Credits: 25 (details)  |   Viewing Time: 8 Weeks  |   Added: 05/07/2018
CERP: 25
Dietetics CEU: 21
R-CERP: 1
E-CERP: 1
L-CERP: 23
bfhk6
$7.50 USD

Breastfeeding In Hong Kong And Traditional Chinese Wisdom On Confinement Practices

Breastfeeding rates upon discharge is rising in Hong Kong over the past 20 years. Breastfeeding has become more of a topic than ever before. However, it is still very common to have early introductio...
Heidi Lam, B.So.Sci, IBCLC
Breastfeeding in Hong Kong and traditional Chinese wisdom on confinement practices
Presentations: 1  |  Hours / CE Credits: 0.5 (details)  |   Viewing Time: 2 Weeks  |   Added: 09/07/2019
CERP: 0.5
L-CERP: 0.5