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Date: March 6, 2019, 18:00 UTC  |  Local time: , 1551895200
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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 providing a new look at the complexities of breastfeeding and human milk that we are only just starting to understand. As IBCLCs we are on the front lines of helping to translate this new knowledge into something meaningful for the families we care for. Join us for Laurel’s talk titled, “Unraveling the Mysteries of Human Milk: The Fascinating Role of Neohormones, Epigenetics, the Microbiome and More!” to gain insight into some of the newest scientific discoveries about human milk.

Join us LIVE on March 6, 2019!

Laurel Wilson, IBCLC, RLC, BSc, CLE, CCCE

As humans evolved, the milk specific to nourishing, protecting, and developing their babies went through an incredible transformation. The unique demands of having placentas, growing large brains, and making milk for infants that required rapid maturation post-delivery led to a unique set of neohormones. Neohormones not only facilitate reproduction in the mammal, but they direct the development of mammary tissue and are a significant component of human milk. Neohormones interact with the epigenome and microbiome, targeting certain genes to lead to reproductive success for the mammal. Human milk prepares the infant’s epigenome and microbiome for long-term health and adaptation to the environment. Learn about these fascinating components in human milk and the extraordinary role they play in human development.

Duration: 60 min  |   CE Credits: 1 (details)  |   Recording Viewing Time: 4 Weeks  |   Number of Seats: 500
CERP: 1
L-CERP: 1
Date: May 3, 2019, 18:00 UTC  |  Local time: , 1556906400
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The Past, Present and the Future: Why Midwives Matter

Join us on May 3rd for a special presentation in honor of International Day of the Midwife! This year we are thrilled to welcome the wonderful Sheena Byrom, whose book "The Roar Behind the Silence: why kindness, compassion and respect matter in maternity care" jointly edited with Soo Downe, is being used as a resource to improve maternity care throughout the world. Sheena’s presentation is titled “The past, present and the future: why midwives matter”, and will touch on the historical context of the midwife and midwifery, review the current global position and offer potential solutions for the future. We look forward to seeing you online as we celebrate the important role of midwives around the world!

MEAC Midwifery CEU, ACNM CEU and MidPLUS Point will be applied for.

According to the International Confederation of Midwives, a midwife is ‘recognised as a responsible and accountable professional who works in partnership with women to give the necessary support, care and advice during pregnancy, labour and the postpartum period, to conduct births on the midwife’s own responsibility and to provide care for the newborn and the infant. This care includes preventative measures, the promotion of normal birth, the detection of complications in mother and child, the accessing of medical care or other appropriate assistance and the carrying out of emergency measures’. Although there is overwhelming evidence that the implementation of midwifery and deployment of professional midwives in all countries would be a vital solution in improving maternal and infants health and well-being, there continues to be lack of understanding of the role of the midwife, and inequalities in access to midwifery care. This talk will touch on the historical context of the midwife and midwifery, review the current global position and offer potential solutions for the future.

Duration: 60 min  |   CE Credits: (details)  |   Recording Viewing Time: 4 Weeks  |   Number of Seats: 500
Midwifery CEU: 1
ACNM: 1