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Love Makes A Family: Supporting LGBTQIA+ and Gender Non-Conforming Families

by Jeanette McCulloch, IBCLC
  • Duration: 1439 Mins
  • Credits: 1 CERP, 1 L-CERP
  • Learning Format: Webinar
  • Handout: No
  • Origin: GOLD Lactation

As lactation professionals and supporters, we will encounter LGBTQIA+ and gender non-conforming families in health care settings, private visits and support groups. Deepen your knowledge of the unique needs of queer, trans and gender-non conforming parents during lactation. This session allows participants to explore our awareness, ask questions in a safe space and develop the tools to meet all families where they are.

Learning Objectives:

Objective 1: Develop familiarity with the unique makeup of LGBTQIA and gender non-conforming families, challenges faced by this community accessing health care, and the impact on lactation outcomes;

Objective 2: Identify and discuss concerns with providing accurate, equitable breastfeeding and chestfeeding care to LGBTQIA and gender non-conforming families;

Objective 3: Review research on outcomes for children raised in LGBTQIA families;

Objective 4: Define terminology used to describe gender identity, gender expression, biological sex, and sexual preference and develop approaches for using accurate terminology while providing breastfeeding care.

Presentations: 29  |  Hours / CE Credits: 26  |  Viewing Time: 8 Weeks