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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$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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$10.00 USD

The Neuroscience behind the skin-to-skin imperative

This presentation was originally presented at the 21st Annual International Meeting of the Academy of Breastfeeding Medicine. The underlying science to all biology is that genes make brains and b...
Dr. Nils Bergman, MB ChB, MPH, MD
The Neuroscience behind the skin-to-skin imperative
Presentations: 1  |  Hours / CE Credits: 0.75 (details)  |   Viewing Time: 2 Weeks  |   Added: 23/09/2017
CERP: 0.75
R-CERP: 0.75
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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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$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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$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
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
CME: 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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$10.00 USD

Donor Human Milk in VLBW Infants: Experience, Research, Future Directions

This presentation was originally presented at the 21st Annual International Meeting of the Academy of Breastfeeding Medicine. This lecture will cover the following: Overview of trends in use i...
Donor Human Milk in VLBW Infants: Experience, Research, Future Directions
Presentations: 1  |  Hours / CE Credits: 0.75 (details)  |   Viewing Time: 2 Weeks  |   Added: 20/09/2017
CERP: 0.75
L-CERP: 0.75
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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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$15.00 USD

Mothers Speak Out: Top Five Traits of a Great Lactation Consultant

What do mothers really think about the services they receive from their lactation consultant? This session presents the results of a high volume survey of mothers’ opinions about IBCLC services....
Diana West, BA, IBCLC
Mothers Speak Out: Top Five Traits of a Great Lactation Consultant
Presentations: 1  |  Hours / CE Credits: 1 (details)  |   Viewing Time: 2 Weeks  |   Added: 01/03/2016
CERP: 1
R-CERP: 1
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$10.00 USD

Milksharing- Traditions Old and New

This presentation was originally presented at the 21st Annual International Meeting of the Academy of Breastfeeding Medicine. This lecture just offers CERPs, if you are looking for CME,CNE cred...
Kergie Leitgeb, MD, IBCLC
Milksharing- Traditions Old and New
Presentations: 1  |  Hours / CE Credits: 0.75 (details)  |   Viewing Time: 2 Weeks  |   Added: 23/09/2017
CERP: 0.75
L-CERP: 0.75
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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
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$15.00 USD

The Art of Therapeutic Breast Massage in Supporting Breastfeeding

Maya Bolman discusses the importance of breast pain to be one of the major causes of weaning. The likelihood of weaning increases the longer pain persists. Engorgement, plugged ducts, and mastitis are...
Maya Bolman, BA, BSN, IBCLC
The Art of Therapeutic Breast Massage in Supporting Breastfeeding
Presentations: 1  |  Hours / CE Credits: 1 (details)  |   Viewing Time: 2 Weeks  |   Added: 02/11/2016
CERP: 1
L-CERP: 1
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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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$15.00 USD

Breastfeeding Research Hit Parade - 2016

This presentation was originally presented at the 21st Annual International Meeting of the Academy of Breastfeeding Medicine. Breastfeeding Research Hit Parade for 2016 Research is the backbone ...
Ruth Lawrence, MD, FABM
Breastfeeding Research Hit Parade - 2016
Presentations: 1  |  Hours / CE Credits: 1 (details)  |   Viewing Time: 2 Weeks  |   Added: 20/09/2017
CERP: 1
L-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