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What Does Torticollis Have to do with Breastfeeding?

by Alison K. Hazelbaker, PhD, IBCLC, FILCA, CST, RCST, PPNE
  • Duration: 60 Mins
  • Credits:
  • Learning Format: Webinar
  • Handout: Yes
  • Origin: Lactation 2014

Torticollis, an abnormal foreshortening of the fascia of the neck that causes a head tilt, presents unique challenges to breastfeeding. Unfortunately, the incidence of this formally rare condition is on the rise. Dr. Hazelbaker discusses the causes of the condition, explains the assessment process and presents multiple therapeutic strategies for resolving torticollis in infants. She uses video to show both the assessment and treatment process in action.

Learning Objectives:

Objective 1: Define torticollis.
Objective 2: Discuss an assessment strategy.
Objective 3: Discuss various treatment strategies.