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Thinking Critically About the Use of Clinical Lactation Tools

by Melissa Cole, MS, IBCLC
  • Duration: 60 Mins
  • Credits: 1 CERP, 1 L-CERP, 1 CNE, 0.1 Midwifery CEU
  • Learning Format: Live webinar
  • Handout: No
  • Origin: GOLD Learning
Abstract:

Having in-depth knowledge about clinical lactation tools should be a part of any lactation professional’s toolbox. In this session we will review evidence and clinical application of tools such as nipple shields, cup feeding, finger feeding, at-breast supplementation and bottles. Feeding-related tools may be needed during lactation for a variety of reasons but what are the benefits and risks? We will explore critical thinking strategies for tool selection. Clinicians that have a strong foundation in feeding tools can often help family’s find creative ways to meet their feeding goals faster than just a ‘wait and see’ approach.

This session will have you re-thinking how you think about feeding tools and when to use them.

Learning Objectives:
Presentations: 4  |  Hours / CE Credits: 4  |  Viewing Time: 6 Weeks