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Creating Flow: Using Lymphatic Drainage Therapy for Breastfeeding Issues

by Alison Hazelbaker, PhD, IBCLC, FILCA, RCST
  • Duration: 60 Mins
  • Credits: 1 CERP, 1 L-CERP
  • Learning Format: Live Webinar
  • Handout: No
  • Origin: GOLD Learning
Abstract:

Surprisingly, lymphatic congestion forms the foundation of some lactation problems like chronic plugged ducts and un-resolving nipple and breast pain. In this cutting-edge presentation, Dr. Hazelbaker covers the anatomy and physiology of the lymphatic system (especially as it pertains to the breast) and discusses the most common presentations and causes of lymphatic breast congestion. She demonstrates the Lymphatic Drainage Therapy technique in videos of three cases. Dr. Hazelbaker leaves the audience with a brief breast self-care regimen that can enhance the breast health of every participant when used consistently.

Learning Objectives:

Objective 1: Describe the rich lymphatic anatomy and physiology of the breast;

Objective 2: Discuss three cases where lymphatic drainage therapy resolved the breast issue;and

Objective 3: Describe the use of lymphatic drainage of the breast during lactation.


Presentations: 3  |  Hours / CE Credits: 3  |  Viewing Time: 4 Weeks