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

Lactation Conference 2017

Originally offered in 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, Breast...
Laurel Wilson, IBCLC, RLC, BSc, CLE, 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
Dr. Satish Tiwari, M D (Pediatrics), LLB
Legal and Ethical issues in Infant Feeding
Cindy Leclerc, RN IBCLC
Jana Stockham, RN 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, MS, IBCLC, IMH-E (r)
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 D. Robertson, BA, MA, IBCLC, RLC
Breastfeeding: Baby’s First Milestone
Joy MacTavish, IBCLC, RLC, MA
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
Amy Brown, PhD, Professor
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, IBCLC, RLC, MA
Mindful Breastfeeding: How Lactation Professionals Can Support Calm and Connection
Lifting up the Lactation Profession
A Community of Breastfeeding
Lactation helpline in Indonesia: is it needed?
Heidi Lam, B.So.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
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$15.00 USD

Infant and Young Child Feeding in Emergencies: Background, Best Practice, and What You Can Do

In any emergency, infants and young children are particularly vulnerable. Providing appropriate aid is vital to ensure that children have the best chance of surviving. This presentation will describe ...
Infant and young child feeding in emergencies: Background, best practice, and what you can do
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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$0.00 USD

Unraveling the Mysteries of Human Milk: The Fascinating Role of Neohormones, Epigenetics, the Microbiome and More!

In celebration of IBCLC day, we're thrilled to offer this free presentation from one of our most popular speakers, Laurel Wilson. This an exciting time and the recent explosion of new research is prov...
Laurel Wilson, IBCLC, RLC, BSc, CLE, CCCE
Unraveling the Mysteries of Human Milk: The Fascinating Role of Neohormones, Epigenetics, the Microbiome and More!
Presentations: 1  |  Hours / CE Credits: 1 (details)  |   Viewing Time: 4 Weeks  |   Added: 04/01/2019
CERP: 1
L-CERP: 1
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$15.00 USD

Check your “Blind” Spot, The Crisis We Are Not Talking About: Transforming Color Blindness to Racial Equity

We deepen understanding of false conceptual assumptions that define racial equity by critiquing standards of organizational operations. Strengthening awareness to lactation providers by defining and d...
Felisha Floyd, BS, CLC, IBCLC
Check your “Blind” Spot, The Crisis We Are Not Talking About: Transforming Color Blindness to Racial Equity
Presentations: 1  |  Hours / CE Credits: (details)  |   Viewing Time: 2 Weeks  |   Added: 09/07/2019
CERP: 1
L-CERP: 1
CNE: 1
Dietetics CEU: 1
Midwifery CEU: 0.1
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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...
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
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$15.00 USD

Preventing the Plunge: Why the First 2 Weeks are Crucial for Breastfeeding Duration

The majority of women begin breastfeeding at birth. Within the first 6 weeks, however, breastfeeding rates fall dramatically. To help women hang in with breastfeeding beyond the first weeks, we must f...
Cindy Leclerc, RN IBCLC
Jana Stockham, RN IBCLC
Preventing the Plunge: Why the First 2 Weeks are Crucial for Breastfeeding Duration.
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

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
CNE: 1
Dietetics CEU: 1
Midwifery CEU: 0.1
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$15.00 USD

Making it Work: Supporting Nursing Moms at Work

Cathy is an expert in the field of lactation support in the workplace and her presentation offers insights into the challenges faced by working mothers who are breastfeeding and provides workable sol...
Cathy Carothers, BLA, IBCLC, FILCA
Making it Work: Supporting Nursing Moms at Work
Presentations: 1  |  Hours / CE Credits: 1 (details)  |   Viewing Time: 3 Weeks  |   Added: 29/03/2017
CERP: 1
L-CERP: 1
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$15.00 USD

A Community of Breastfeeding

This presentation provides clear and concise methods for maternal-­‐child-­‐health professionals and home visiting programs to become active supporters of breastfeeding families. The information...
A Community of 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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$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...
Alison Hazelbaker, PhD, IBCLC, FILCA, RCST
The Faux Tie: When is a "Tongue-tie" NOT a Tongue-tie?
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, MS, IBCLC
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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$170.00 USD

GOLD Learning Online Tongue-tie Symposium 2019

Welcome to the GOLD Learning Tongue-tie Symposium 2019. Last year's symposium was so popular that we've added more presentations! This year we're offering 10 speakers and lectures. As our understand...
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.
Brandi Benson, DC, CACCP
All Tied Up: Tongue Tie Beyond the Mouth
Effath Yasmin, MA, HDSE, CLEC(USA), IBCLC, BCST(ICSB-SWISS)
Rethinking Surgical Tools - Infant Frenotomy & Pain
Ellen Chetwynd, PhD, MPH, BSN, IBCLC
The Compensatory Mechanics of Suck for Babies with Oral Tethering: How to Identify and Treat after Revision
The Impact of Tongue-Tie on the Musculoskeletal and Nervous Systems
Marjan Jones, BDSc (Hons) UQ, BSc Melb
Tongue Tie and Orofacial Myofunctional Development
Presentations: 10  |  Hours / CE Credits: 10 (details)  |   Viewing Time: 8 Weeks  |   Added: 06/06/2019
CERP: 10
L-CERP: 7
R-CERP: 3
CME: 10
Dietetics CEU: 10
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$15.00 USD

Love Makes A Family: Supporting LGBTQIA and Gender Non-Conforming Families

As lactation professionals and supporters, we will encounter LGBTQIA+ and gender non-conforming families in health care settings, private visits and support groups. Deepen your knowledge of the unique...
Love Makes A Family: Supporting LGBTQIA+ and Gender Non-Conforming Families
Presentations: 1  |  Hours / CE Credits: (details)  |   Viewing Time: 2 Weeks  |   Added: 09/07/2019
CERP: 1
L-CERP: 1
CNE: 1
Dietetics CEU: 1
Midwifery CEU: 0.1
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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 ge...
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
Cynthia Good, MS, LMHCA, IBCLC, 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
L-CERP: 6
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$15.00 USD

RAYNAUDS: Symptoms, Diagnosis and Treatment

Raynauds is an illusive condition that tends to be confused with other conditions, misdiagnosed, and consequently rarely treated--causing the breastfeeding dyad to suffer. This program provides a revi...
Debbie Albert, PhD, BSN, IBCLC
RAYNAUDS: Symptoms, Diagnosis and Treatment
Presentations: 1  |  Hours / CE Credits: 1 (details)  |   Viewing Time: 2 Weeks  |   Added: 25/06/2019
CERP: 1
L-CERP: 1
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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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$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