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The Critical Need for Inclusive Language and Inclusive Care for the LGBTQ+ Chestfeeding/Bodyfeeding Community

by Stephanie Wagner, BSN, RN, CLE, IBCLC, RLC
  • Duration: 60 Mins
  • Credits: 1 CERP, 1 L-CERP, 1 Nursing Contact Hours, 1 CME, 0.1 Midwifery CEU, 1 Dietetic CEU
  • Handout: Yes

This presentation will provide the learner with further knowledge about the current needs of the LGBTQ+ community in the context of healthcare, and particularly as it pertains to breastfeeding/chestfeeding/bodyfeeding for all families who desire to feed their infant/child in this way. Participants of this education will learn about some history of the LGBTQ+ community within healthcare, appropriate inclusive language and its critical relevance within the LGBTQ+ community, and will learn about tools and resources available to feel more confident when taking care of a family or a parent who identifies as a LGBTQ+ human.

Learning Objectives:

1. Describe some of the history of the LGBTQ+ community in Healthcare and why this is important to meet the unique needs of these families.

2. Describe current language that the LGBTQ+ community uses (prefixes/pronouns/inclusive terms) and explain how to use their language in a respectful and appropriate way while providing lactation care.

3. List tools and resources to use as a Lactation Professional to make sure LGBTQ+ families recognize themselves in your outreach and are fully seen, heard, and supported.

Presentations: 29  |  Hours / CE Credits: 29.5  |  Viewing Time: 8 Weeks