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Supporting Clients Facing Fertility Treatment

by Joy MacTavish, MA, IBCLC, RLC, ICCE
  • Duration: 60 Mins
  • Credits: 1 CERP, 1 L-CERP, 1 Dietetic CEU
  • Handout: Yes

Many breastfeeding/chestfeeding parents seeking to grow their families through Assisted Reproductive Therapies (ART), including IVF will be faced with limited or conflicting information and challenging decisions. When they turn to lactation professional for support it’s important that the receive knowledgeable and compassionate care. This presentation will equip lactation professionals with an understanding of not only the various therapies, procedures, and medications, by the mental and emotional aspects that breastfeeding/chestfeeding families may experience in their fertility journey.

Learning Objectives:

Objective 1: Describe the basics of fertility treatments including IVF;

Objective 2: List at least two medications that may be used in fertility treatment. And how they may impact lactation;

Objective 3: List at least three strategies for supporting clients facing decision making about lactation while undergoing fertility treatment;

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