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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$265.00 USD

Breastfeeding Education Bundle #3

Originally offered 2015 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.

Breastfeeding in Poland
Cathy Carothers, BLA, IBCLC, FILCA
2014 Lactation Summit: Steps to Dismantling Inequities in the Lactation Profession
Mom2Mom KMC: From Peer Mentoring to Community Culture Change
Katrien Nauwelaerts, IBCLC, BA, MA
Young Mothers and Breastfeeding in Belgium
Melissa Cole, IBCLC, RLC
Infant Gut Health: Common Concerns and Useful Support Strategies
Lisa Marasco, MA, IBCLC, FILCA
Breastfeeding on the Insulin Dysregulation Spectrum
Lisa Marasco, MA, IBCLC, FILCA
Deciphering the Lactation Curve
Melissa Cole, IBCLC, RLC
Placenta Medicine as a Galactogogue: Tradition or Trend?
Bethany Sasaki, RN, IBCLC
Does Lanolin Use Increase the Risk of Infection in Breastfeeding Women?
Breastfeeding Management with a Hyperactive Gag Reflex
Dr. Virginia Thorley, PhD, IBCLC, FILCA
Latch problems arising from mothers' fear response to anticipated pain
Joy Noel-Weiss, RN, IBCLC, PhD
When Transgender Men Chestfeed or Breastfeed their Babies: How Clinicians Can Offer Support
Dr. Asti Praborini, MD, Pediatrician, IBCLC
Hospitalization for nipple confusion: a method to restore a healthy breastfeeding
Diana West, BA,IBCLC
Mothers Speak Out: Top Five Traits of a Great Lactation Consultant
Renee Beebe, M.Ed., RLC, IBCLC
In the middle: When your advice differs from the Dr's
Cynthia Good Mojab, MS, LMHCA, IBCLC, RLC, CATSM
Brief Breastfeeding Encounters: Effective Counseling Techniques When Time is Limited
Maya Vasquez, MS, RN, IBCLC
Understanding Cultural Humility for Better Support of Breastfeeding Mothers
Jeni Stevens, RN (Hon Class 1), RM, IBCLC
How to facilitate immediate Skin-to-Skin post a Caesarean Section: Increasing Breastfeeding Success
Maya Bolman, BA, BSN, IBCLC
HANDling the Pain: The Role of Therapeutic Breast Massage in Lactation
Jaye Simpson, CLE, IBCLC, RLC
Clinical Lactation and the LGBTQ Community
A study of the impact of continuing professional development (CPD) activities on physicians’ knowledge, motivation and ability to address challenges with exclusive breastfeeding practices
Sushma Malik, MD (Pediatrics), FIAP, IBCLC
Impact of Mother Support Group In An Institutional Set-up In a Developing Country
Denise Altman, RN, IBCLC/RLC
The IBCLC as a Business
Sandy Jamieson, AA, La Leche League Leader, retired, and District Advisor, IBCLC
Breast Milk: The Original SuperFood
Barbara Morrison, PhD, APRN-CNM
Understanding the Prolactin Receptor Theory
Kathleen Kendall-Tackett, Ph.D., IBCLC, FAPA
Breastfeeding Helps Mothers Overcome the Legacy of Abuse and Adversity: It Makes All the Difference
Laurel Wilson, IBCLC, CLE, CLD, CCCE
Natural, Toxic or Who Knows? The implications of breastfeeding and marijuana use
Presentations: 27  |  Hours / CE Credits: 25 (details)  |   Viewing Time: 8 Weeks  |   Added: 16/03/2016
CERP: 25
L-CERP: 21
E-CERP: 2
R-CERP: 2
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$265.00 USD

Lactation Conference 2017

Originally offered 2017 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.

Laurel Wilson, IBCLC, CLE, CLD, CCCE
Understanding Zika and Lyme and Breastfeeding
Debbie Albert, PhD, BSN, IBCLC
RAYNAUDS: Symptoms, Diagnosis and Treatment
Zainab Yate, BSc, MSc, Doctoral Student
Breastfeeding / Nursing Aversion and Agitation (BAA) in breastfeeding mothers
Legal and Ethical issues in Infant Feeding
Cindy Leclerc, RN BSN IBCLC
Jana Stockham, RN BSN IBCLC
Preventing the Plunge: Why the First 2 Weeks are Crucial for Breastfeeding Duration.
When Tears Flow and Milk Doesn’t: Support Through Breastfeeding Grief
Alexandra Walker, BSN, MA, RN, IBCLC, RLC
Chasing the Butterfly: Understanding How the Thyroid Gland Impacts Breastfeeding
Paulina Erices, BS, IBCLC, RLC
From the NICU to the home: mother’s experiences
Resolving cultural conflicts in nighttime breastfeeding and infant sleep
1000 Days in Gap City: Exploring the Relationship between the Breastfeeding Gap and the Word Gap
Lori J. Isenstadt, IBCLC, CCE, CBD
The original foster-mother were wet nurses
Barbara Robertson, BA, MA, IBCLC, RLC
Breastfeeding: Baby’s First Milestone
Joy MacTavish, MA, IBCLC, RLC, ICCE
Sending Reports: What’s in it for IBCLCs?
Judy Terwilliger, RN, CMT, FBT
How B.E.S.T. (Basic Evaluation of Structural Tension) Relates to Breast©
Ruth Lucas, PhD, RNC, CLS
Infant feeding behaviors as a measure of neurodevelopment
Breastfeeding as a Public Health Issue: Do we Have the Right Approach?
Infant and young child feeding in emergencies: Background, best practice, and what you can do
The Power of Mentorship
The Maternal-Child Microbiome or: The “Oro-boobular axis”
Supporting Breastfeeding People in the Legal System
Christy Jo Hendricks, IBCLC, RLC, CLE, CD(DONA), CCCE
Bridging the Gaps to Provide a Continuum of Care
Joy MacTavish, MA, IBCLC, RLC, ICCE
Mindful Breastfeeding: How Lactation Professionals Can Support Calm and Connection
Lifting up the Lactation Profession
A Community of Breastfeeding
Widarni Rifan, MD, MARS
Lactation helpline in Indonesia: is it needed?
Heidi Lam, BSo.Sci, IBCLC
Breastfeeding in Hong Kong and traditional Chinese wisdom on confinement practices
Anna Kotlinska, PhD Candidate, Masters of Midwifery
Rusty pipe syndrome: a case report from Poland
Tamara Drenttel Brand, MA, MPH, IBCLC
Contextualizing Breastfeeding in Lebanon
Presentations: 28  |  Hours / CE Credits: 25.5 (details)  |   Viewing Time: 8 Weeks  |   Added: 22/06/2017
CERP: 25.5
L-CERP: 23.5
E-CERP: 2
CNE: 25.5
CME: 25.5
Dietetics CEU: 25.5
Midwifery CEU: 2.5
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$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.

Maya Bunik, MD, MSPH
More than just a Good Latch: Trifecta Approach for Breastfeeding Support
Briana Tillman, IBCLC and LLL Leader, Osteopathic Medical Student Year 1
Breast Milk and Sleep: Circadian Rhythms in Human Milk
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
Kay Hoover, MEd, IBCLC, RLC, FILCA
When there is no research to back practices: Being life-long learners
Stephanie Pearson, Functional Nutritionist, Certified Herbalist
Birth Kit Essentials for Lactation
Kathy Parkes, MSN-Ed, BSPsy, RN, IBCLC, RLC, FILCA
I QUIT!! Burnout, compassion fatigue, and self-care for the healthcare professional
Diane Powers, BA, IBCLC
Clinical Decision Making: When to Consider Using a Nipple Shield
Marion Rice, Ed.D., IBCLC
Advancing Human Milk Banking Through an Equity Lens
Christy Jo Hendricks, IBCLC, RLC, CLE, CD(DONA), CCCE
The Art of Communication: Simplifying Birth and Breastfeeding
Dr. Prashant Gangal, MD, DCH, IBCLC
Dr. Sanjay Prabhu, MD, DCH,IBCLC
WHO Growth Charts: From Science to Implementation
Diana West, BA,IBCLC
Breast Assessment: What, Why, How, and When
Clare Meynell, RM (rtd), IBCLC
Galvanising Effective Action on the Global Strategy for Infant and Young Child Feeding: The World Breastfeeding Trends Initiative (WBTi)
Christina Smillie, MD, FAAP, IBCLC, FABM
The Vicious Cycles of Slow Weight Gain: Poor Appetite, Poor Feeding, and Poor Production
Beyond “Screening”: Nurturing Safer Spaces to Elicit and Respond to Disclosures of Abuse
Lori J. Isenstadt, IBCLC, CCE, CBD
The Good news about delivering bad news: how to present difficult information to parents
Cynthia Good Mojab, MS, LMHCA, IBCLC, RLC, CATSM
Perinatal Mental Health Screening: A Primer for Lactation Specialists
Naomi Bar-Yam, PhD. ACSW
Ethical Concerns in Human Milk Exchange
Joy MacTavish, MA, IBCLC, RLC, ICCE
Addressing Pediatric Dental Health Concerns of Breastfeeding Families
Dianne Cassidy, MS, IBCLC, ALC, CCE
Paying it Forward, Support for the Breastfeeding Mother and Baby
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
Kimarie Bugg, MSN, FNP, MPH, IBCLC, CLC
Reaching Our Sisters Everywhere (ROSE)
Where Law Meets Practice: supporting Charedi women to reach their breastfeeding goals
Addressing Breastfeeding Discrimination in Edmonton, Canada
Baby led weaning for breastfed baby: yes or no?
Presentations: 26  |  Hours / CE Credits: 24.5 (details)  |   Viewing Time: 8 Weeks  |   Added: 27/07/2016
CERP: 24.5
L-CERP: 22.5
E-CERP: 2
CNE: 24.5
CME: 24.5
Dietetics CEU: 24.5
Midwifery CEU: 2.5
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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, 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.

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 Mojab, MS, LMHCA, IBCLC, RLC, CATSM
It Wasn’t Supposed to be Like This: Traumatic Birth, Traumatic Stress, and Breastfeeding
Laurel Wilson, IBCLC, CLE, CLD, CCCE
Epigenetics and Breastfeeding: The Potential Longterm Impact of Breastmilk
Raising Our Voice: Breastfeeding Advocacy for Health Care Providers, Professionals, and Volunteers'
Cynthia Good Mojab, MS, LMHCA, IBCLC, RLC, CATSM
Unpacking the Invisible Diaper Bag of White Privilege: An Overview of Racial Inequities in Breastfeeding Support
Laurel Wilson, IBCLC, CLE, CLD, 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
Dr. 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
Meg Nagle, BA Psychology, IBCLC
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
Meg Nagle, BA Psychology, IBCLC
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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$115.00 USD

Breastfeeding Education Bundle #1

This is a series of lectures originally presented in 2013 at our GOLD Lactation Conference. It is a resource suitable for all skill levels and is a perfect fit for IBCLCs, 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.

Annet Mulder, IBCLC, Gen. Nurse
Antenatal Breast Expression & Colostrum Collection
Adolescent Breastfeeding Experiences
Alia Macrina Heise, IBCLC, CLE, CPD
Understanding Dysphoric Milk Ejection Reflex
Dr. Alison Hazelbaker, PhD, IBCLC, FILCA, RCST
The Hazelbaker Assessment Tool for Lingual Frenulum Function
Fleur Bickford, BSc, RN, IBCLC
What do Bottles and Formula have to do with Breastfeeding?
Ellen Kamman, IBCLC, La Leche League Leader, Masters in Biomedical Health Sciences.
Breastfeeding in South Africa
Dr. Frank Nice, RPh, DPA,CPHP
Breastfeeding and Non-prescription Drugs
Jack Newman, MD, FRCPC
Late Onset Decreased Milk Supply
Melissa Cole, IBCLC, RLC
Lactation After Loss
Miranda Buck, RN, MPhil, IBCLC
Nipple Pain in the First 8 Weeks Postpartum: Results of the CASTLE Study
Roberto Mario Silveira Issler, MD,Pediatrician,PhD,Adjunt Professor,IBCLC
Brazil's Breastfeeding Network
Dr. Virginia Thorley, PhD, IBCLC, FILCA
Mother Support for Breastfeeding: Why, What, How?
Hannah Katzman, M.A., IBCLC, LLLL
Breastfeeding in Israel: Modern Challenges in an Ancient Land
Irena Zakanjia, MD, FRACGP, IBCLC
Croatia: A Breastfeeding Journey
Breastfeeding Harrassment: When Moms Face Humilitation, Discrimination and Even Arrest
Jill Radtke Demirci, PhD, RN, IBCLC
Meeting the Late Preterm Breastfeeding Challenge: Toward a More Comprehensive Approach
The Cost of Donor Human Milk to Achieve Exclusive Human Milk Feeding for Very Preterm Infants in the NICU
Nancy Mohrbacher, IBCLC, FILCA
Pumping for the NICU Baby: An Evidence-Based Update
Back to the Future on HIV and Breastfeeding: The findings that transformed policy
Presentations: 19  |  Hours / CE Credits: 15 (details)  |   Viewing Time: 8 Weeks  |   Added: 11/12/2015
CERP: 15
L-CERP: 11.50
R-CERP: 3.5
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$195.00 USD

The Academy of Breastfeeding Medicine Lecture Package

The Academy of Breastfeeding Medicine 21st Annual International Conference 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, PHD, 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
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$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.

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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
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$95.00 USD

CLCA Conference 2015

The CLCA- ACCL Canadian Lactation Consultant 2015 Conference took place in Niagara, Ontario on October 2-3, 2015. The CLCA/ACCL is the national professional association representing International Board Certified Lactation Consultants in Canada.The CLCA/ACCL is committed to the protection and promotion of breastfeeding in Canada and the advancement of the IBCLC profession. CLCA's IBCLC members work in a variety of clinical, research and policy settings. We provide educational opportunities, professional networking as well as advocacy on issues relating to breastfeeding and the needs of IBCLC in Canada.
James Akre, BA MPIA
Breastfeeding: One man’s perspective
Kathy Venter, RN, IBCLC
Supporting Maternal Confidence: A Case Report Reflecting Culture, Collaboration, and Communities
Beyond “screening”: Fostering safe spaces for asking and responding to disclosures of abuse in the transition to mothering
Catherine McEvilly Pestl, BHSc RYT CLE IBCLC
Peer Support & Community Engagement for Better Breastfeeding Outcomes
James Akre, BA MPIA
Changing how we think and talk about breastfeeding
Attie Sandink, RN IBCLC CBE
Letting Baby Lead The Way; From Birth to Breastfeeding
Presentations: 6  |  Hours / CE Credits: 7.75 (details)  |   Viewing Time: 4 Weeks  |   Added: 16/05/2017
CERP: 7.75
R-CERP: 1
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$85.00 USD

Tongue-tie Lecture Pack

This package addresses the problems faced by infants with structural challenges and compromised sucking skills. As well, this special package touches on current lactation research, and staff education of this health care specialty. This lecture series was originally offered during GOLD Lactation 2014 and GOLD Perinatal 2014.
Dr. Alison Hazelbaker, PhD, IBCLC, FILCA, RCST
The Faux Tie: When is a "Tongue-tie" NOT a Tongue-tie?
Dr. Bobby Ghaheri, MD, Otolaryngologist
Diagnosis and Management of Tongue Tie and Lip Tie in Breastfeeding
Edith Kernerman, IBCLC, NBCI
The New IBC Tongue Tie Assessment Tool: From Validation to Practice
Dr. James Murphy, MD, FAAP, FABM, IBCLC
Ankyloglossia – Recognition of the many different forms & Impact on Breastfeeding and Lifelong Health
Melissa Cole, IBCLC, RLC
New Thoughts on Infant Pre and Post-Frenotomy Care
Renee Beebe, M.Ed., RLC, IBCLC
Helping Parents Navigate the Roller Coaster Ride of Tongue-Tie and Breastfeeding
Presentations: 6  |  Hours / CE Credits: 6.0 (details)  |   Viewing Time: 4 Weeks  |   Added: 02/06/2014
CERP: 6.0
L-CERP: 5.0
R-CERP: 1.0
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$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
Maternal & Infant Assessment for Breastfeeding: Essential Concepts for Midwives
Presentations: 6  |  Hours / CE Credits: 6 (details)  |   Viewing Time: 4 Weeks  |   Added: 10/06/2016
CERP: 6
L-CERP: 6
MidPLUS Points CPD: 6
ACNM: 6
Midwifery CEU: 0.6
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$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
CERP: 6
Midwifery CEU: 0.6
Dietetics CEU: 6
CME: 6
CNE: 6
L-CERP: 6
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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 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
CERP: 6
Midwifery CEU: 0.6
Dietetics CEU: 6
CME: 6
CNE: 6
L-CERP: 6
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 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
CERP: 5
L-CERP: 4
R-CERP: 1
CME: 5
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 ethics. After watching these presentations, you'll find yourself feeling prepared and more confident as you face the ethical challenges that frequently present themselves when working with breastfeeding families.

Cynthia Good Mojab, MS, LMHCA, IBCLC, RLC, 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, PhD
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
infant-sleep-icon
$75.00 USD

Infant Sleep Lecture Pack

Where should an infant be sleeping, and what does normal infant sleep look like? Infant sleep is always a hot topic for parents, and health care providers need to be ready to provide evidence based answers to their questions. This special add-on package brings together the leading researchers and experts in the field and allows health care professionals to delve deeper into the latest research on infant sleep.

Understanding Infant Sleep: Translating Research to Supportive Approaches to Sleeping, Feedings, and Well-Being
Kathleen Kendall-Tackett, Ph.D., IBCLC, FAPA
Mother-Infant Sleep Location: It’s Not as Simple as it Seems
Diane Wiessinger, MS, IBCLC, La Leche League Leader
The Safe Sleep Seven: Middle Ground for Safe Infant Sleep
Prof. Helen Ball, BSc, MA, PhD
How do Digital Age parents cope with their infants at night?
Diana West, BA,IBCLC
Sleep Training: History, Research, and Outcomes
Presentations: 5  |  Hours / CE Credits: 5 (details)  |   Viewing Time: 4 Weeks  |   Added: 30/06/2015
CERP: 5
L-CERP: 1
R-CERP: 4
infant-suck-icon
$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
CERP: 5
L-CERP: 5
tongue-tie-2
$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 help practitioners better understand the clinical puzzle of tongue-tie and lip-tie. As an emerging field of research, there is still have a lot to learn about incidence and cause, impact on structure and function, assessment and identification, treatment, wound care, restoring effective function, addressing the emotional needs of the family and much more.

We are excited to share the knowledge and wisdom of 5 experts in the field as we continue to share, grow and question. 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.

Comprehensive Review of Laser Soft Tissues Physics Infant Lip and Tongue Frenum Surgery
Effath Yasmin, MA, HDSE, CLEC, IBCLC, BCST
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
CME: 5
L-CERP: 4
R-CERP: 1
lactation
$45.00 USD

GOLD Lactation Alumni Presentations 2017

Kick off the year with 3 fantastic GOLD Learning Alumni Speakers. Every year, we invite back three speakers from our GOLD Lactation Conference to present on new and emerging topics. Originally held as live webinars, the recordings are now available to be accessed online. It was an exciting day for our delegates who had the opportunity to delve deeper into case studies and new discoveries, and expand their knowledge and clinical skills. Kay Hoover will be asking you to put your detective hat on as she presents some unusual case studies (so interesting!), Barbara Wilson-Clay will be providing an in depth look at newborn assessment (an essential skill!) and Jane Morton will be sharing her wisdom and looking at the impact of teaching hand expression in the first hour as a way to prevent breastfeeding challenges.

Free to GOLD Learning Delegates with Alumni Status - Do you have Alumni status? As a special thank you to our past participants that have attended 5 or more Conferences, you are invited to attend with a complimentary registration. Add this package to your cart and follow the check out process. When prompted, login with your GOLD Learning associated email address and on the final step, the discount will be automatically applied. A separate invitation email will also be sent to our Alumni Status Delegates. Not sure if you're elgible, check your Alumni Status here.

GOLD Annual Members: Please note that GOLD Annual Membership is not the same thing as having Alumni Status. You will still be able to enjoy a 10% discount from your registration fee!

Looking Closely at The Baby
Kay Hoover, MEd, IBCLC, RLC, FILCA
Advanced Breastfeeding Case Reports
Jane A. Morton, MD; Adjunct Clinical Professor of Pediatrics
First Touch, First Food, First Hour …in a mother’s hands
Presentations: 3  |  Hours / CE Credits: 3 (details)  |   Viewing Time: 4 Weeks  |   Added: 31/10/2016
CERP: 3
L-CERP: 3