GOLD Learning Education News

In September, the kids head back to school and you’ll be ready to do some learning of your own! GOLD Learning is excited to bring you “Full-Term Breastfeeding/Chestfeeding: Benefits, Considerations, and Ways to Offer Support,” a brand new FREE webinar with Joy MacTavish, IBCLC, RLC, MA.

Joy will cover the considerations of full-term nursing including an overview of developmental stages for a breastfeeding/chestfeeding child, changes in milk composition, and psychobiological benefits to both the child and parent. Attendees will be able to identify challenges that full-term breastfeeding/chestfeeding families may face and will learn strategies to support full-term feeding. Whether you have been supporting full-term nursing for years, or this is an area that you'd like to learn more about, you're sure to leave this presentation with insights and strategies that you can apply in supporting full-term nursing families.

This event will take place live at 1pm PDT on September 10. Can’t join us live? A recording of the presentation will also be available on the website to watch at your convenience until September 24. 1 L-CERP is available upon completion

We hope you can join us for this exciting event! Invite your friends and colleagues to come learn along with you!

Reserve your free seat here and we’ll see you on September 10:

Join 5 ethics experts in this fresh new Exploring Ethics for Lactation Consultants lecture pack! Earn 5 E-CERPS with presentations covering leading ethics topics for lactation consultants. Prepare for IBCLC certification or recertification, and develop skills for overcoming challenging situations in the field.

This ethics for lactation consultants bundle offers five new presentations which have not been previously used in any of our GOLD Lactation Conferences. Our online format makes it easy to learn from anywhere with an internet connection, whether you’re at work, at home, or on the go! This bundle gives you access to recordings for four full weeks. Upon completion, your certificate will be available for download.

The presentations in this package will take you through some of the most pressing ethics topics in lactation. Fiona Woollard, PhD, Associate Professor in Philosophy presents on decisions around infant feeding in “You Don’t Have To: The Duty Mistake, The Justification Trap and Perceived Pressure to Breastfeed”. With Michelle Pensa Branco, MPH IBCLC, we take a closer look at the International Code of Marketing of Breastmilk Substitutes and the influence of the baby feeding industry. “Deconstructing Online Messaging: Ethical Considerations”. from Barbara D. Robertson, BA, MA, IBCLC, RLC examines biomedical ethics and marketing techniques. Nancy Mohrbacher, IBCLC, FILCA will deepen your understanding of the ethics surrounding milk sharing in “Applying Bioethics to Milk Banking and Milk Sharing” and Robyn Lee, PhD will explore contemporary issues in “Ethical Issues in Breastfeeding”.

Need even more E-CERPS? Take a look at our previous Ethics Lecture Pack with 5 additional E-CERPS:

Join us today and take advantage of this opportunity to increase your understanding of key topics in ethics for lactation consultants!


GOLD Learning Online Education is proud to be CLCA’s first Preferred Education Provider! Since 2007, GOLD has been bringing high-quality education to maternal and child health care providers around the globe. GOLD Lactation Online Conference is the largest annual lactation conference and it connects close to 3000 delegates with the latest information and research. Our online format offers a convenient and economical option for lactation consultants looking for continuing education, and it’s an excellent way to earn CERPs for recertification. Conferences offer plenty of flexibility to fit busy schedules, with options to watch presentations live or as recordings throughout the conference period.

We have several wonderful events coming up. Join us and learn the latest from leading experts!

Free GOLD Learning webinar with Joy MacTavish, IBCLC, RLC, MA “Full-Term Breastfeeding/Chestfeeding: Benefits, Considerations, and Ways to Offer Support” on September 10, 2018. 1 L-CERP is available. This presentation provides a great opportunity to review the considerations of full-term nursing including an overview of developmental stages for a breastfeeding/chestfeeding child, changes in milk composition, and psychobiological benefits to both the child and parent. Reserve your free seat here:

GOLD Learning 2018 Tongue-Tie Symposium on September 17, 2018. Back by popular demand, this year’s program was designed with a “start to finish” mindset, with the goal of providing a complete clinical picture from initial assessment, to suck rehabilitation after frenotomy and everything in-between. With 6 speakers bringing you 5 hours of accredited education, you’ll want to take advantage of this great opportunity!

GOLD Perinatal Online Conference 2018 October 1 to December 3 2018. Unique to previous years, this year we’ve focused on a program rich with transferable and practice-changing knowledge. Gain new skills and learn the latest about perinatal mental health, supporting attachment, preventing pelvic floor trauma, engaging fathers, caring for pregnant women with substance use disorders, infant sleep, and much more. This year we'll be offering 16.5 hours of education plus 5+ additional hours in each of our three, brand new add-on lecture packs. Find full details and registration information here:

We can’t wait to see you online during an upcoming event! Sign up for our upcoming free webinar with Joy MacTavish and learn more about other educational opportunities by clicking through here:


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