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From Lactation Consultant to Human Milk Banking

by Mihaela Nita, MD, IBCLC
  • Duration: 60 Mins
  • Credits: 0.5 CERP, 0.5 L-CERP
  • Learning Format: Webinar
  • Handout: No
  • Origin: GOLD Lactation

Romania is one of the European countries with a very low breastfeeding rate. The emergence of IBCLCs in the past 2 decades helped in improving mothers access to lactation professionals. Starting from 2013 with the first celebration of IBCLC Day, conferences and courses, the awareness of a new profession raise.

Although in Europe there are more than 200 human milk banks, Romania does not have one. The limitations in the process of implementing a human milk bank in the NICU, the gap of legislation, the support of the civic society and 2 cases are discussed in the presentation.

Learning Objectives:

Objective 1: Discuss advocacy through the IBCLC profession;

Objective 2: Describe how to promote breastfeeding;

Objective 3: List how to implement a human milk bank.

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