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, 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 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

When Tears Flow and Milk Doesn’t: Support Through Breastfeeding Grief

Some women who initiate breastfeeding will not meet their duration goals. There are a number of factors that contribute to undesired weaning. For a woman who ceases breastfeeding before she desires to...
When Tears Flow and Milk Doesn’t: Support Through Breastfeeding Grief
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

Human Milk: Defense Against Pathogens

When antibiotics were first broadly introduced in the 1930s, they were considered the most important advancement in modern medicine. Deaths attributed to communicable diseases were drastically reduced...
Human Milk: Defense Against Pathogens
Presentations: 1  |  Hours / CE Credits: 1 (details)  |   Viewing Time: 2 Weeks  |   Added: 11/07/2019
CERP: 1
L-CERP: 1
CNE: 1
Dietetics CEU: 1
Midwifery CEU: 0.1
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$10.00 USD

Podium Research Presentations Lecture Pack #1

This presentation was originally presented at the 21st Annual International Meeting of the Academy of Breastfeeding Medicine. This lecture pack consist of three presentations presented during the...
Fetal and Labor Stress and Breastfeeding
Amy G. Bryant, MD, MSCR
Lactational Effects of Contraceptive Hormones: an Evaluation (LECHE)
Reducing Intensive Care Admissions for Asymptomatic Hypoglycemia
Presentations: 3  |  Hours / CE Credits: 0.75 (details)  |   Viewing Time: 2 Weeks  |   Added: 22/09/2017
CERP: 0.75
L-CERP: 0.75
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$15.00 USD

Supporting Breastfeeding People in the Legal System

Breastfeeding women find themselves in need of assistance in a wide variety of legal contexts. This session reviews the options available to lactating women in custody disputes, as criminal defendants...
Supporting Breastfeeding People in the Legal System
Presentations: 1  |  Hours / CE Credits: 1 (details)  |   Viewing Time: 2 Weeks  |   Added: 25/06/2019
CERP: 1
E-CERP: 1
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$75.00 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
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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
Barbara Wilson-Clay, BSEd, IBCLC, FILCA
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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$75.00 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...
Ethical Issues in Breastfeeding
Nancy Mohrbacher, IBCLC, FILCA
Applying Bioethics to Milk Banking and Milk Sharing
Barbara D. Robertson, BA, MA, IBCLC, RLC
Deconstructing Online Messaging: Ethical Considerations
Keeping the Fox Out of the Chicken Coop: Safeguarding Your Reputation Against Baby Feeding Industry Influence
Fiona Woollard, PhD, Associate Professor in Philosophy
You Don’t Have To: The Duty Mistake, The Justification Trap and Perceived Pressure to Breastfeed
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
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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

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
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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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$10.00 USD

Founders' Lecture "Breastfeeding Research in Pelotas: How Science Can Influence Global Policy"

This presentation was originally presented at the 21st Annual International Meeting of the Academy of Breastfeeding Medicine. I discussed how the research on breastfeeding carried out at the Feder...
Founders' Lecture "Breastfeeding Research in Pelotas: How Science Can Influence Global Policy"
Presentations: 1  |  Hours / CE Credits: 0.75 (details)  |   Viewing Time: 2 Weeks  |   Added: 22/09/2017
CERP: 0.75
L-CERP: 0.75
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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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$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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$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
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$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