GOLD Learning Speakers

Canada

Fleur Bickford, BSc, RN, IBCLC

  • Speaker Type: GOLD Lactation 2013, GOLD Perinatal 2014
  • Country: Canada
Biography:

Fleur Bickford is an International Board Certified Lactation Consultant (IBCLC) and a Registered Nurse with a Bachelor of Science from Queen's University. Her nursing background is in maternal and newborn care and she currently works in private practice in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada. Fleur is very active in the lactation community as president of Ottawa Valley Lactation Consultants and a professional speaker whose talks and articles have been shared internationally. During her time as a Leader for La Leche League Canada, Fleur served as a member of both the Professional Liaison Department and the Social Media Advisory Committee.

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What do Bottles and Formula have to do with Breastfeeding?
Breastfeeding mothers may turn to formula and/or bottles for many reasons. Some are already supplementing with formula by bottle when they reach out for help, and for some moms, supplementing by alternative methods may be very overwhelming. Some moms need or choose a combination of breast milk and formula and others may decide to give occasional or regular bottles of expressed milk. Whatever the reason, as health care professionals helping a mother to breastfeed, it is our job to be able to help her to reach her own personal goals even when she needs, or chooses to use, bottles or formula. Learn about baby-led bottle feeding and why it's so important, different types of formula, their uses and how to prepare them, and how this all fits in with the WHO code and our code of professional conduct.
Hours / CE Credits: 1 (details)  |  Categories: Breastfeeding and Lactation
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Supplementation of breastfeeding: The impact on the family as a whole and simple strategies to protect breastfeeding exclusivity
Fleur Bickford is an International Board Certified Lactation Consultant (IBCLC) and a Registered Nurse with a Bachelor of Science from Queen's University. Her nursing background is in maternal and newborn care and she currently works in independent practice in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada. Fleur is very active in the lactation community as past president of Ottawa Valley Lactation Consultants and a professional speaker whose talks and articles have been shared internationally. During her time as a Leader for La Leche League Canada, Fleur served as a member of both the Professional Liaison Department and the Social Media Advisory Committee. Recently, Fleur has been instrumental in the creation and development of a regional breastfeeding website for parents in the Ottawa area.
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Presentations: 17  |  Hours / CE Credits: 17  |  Viewing Time: 8 Weeks
Hours / CE Credits: 1 (details)  |  Categories: