GOLD Learning Speakers

USA

Lori J. Isenstadt, IBCLC, CCE, CBD

  • Speaker Type: GOLD Lactation 2016, GOLD Lactation 2017
  • Country: USA
Biography:

Lori J. Isenstadt, IBCLC, CCE, CBD, has been practicing as an IBCLC since 2001. She was employed as a Staff IBCLC in 2 large Phoenix, Arizona hospitals and a local breastfeeding clinic. In 2007, she founded All About Breastfeeding, offering office and home consultations, and breastfeeding classes. Her expertise ranges from basic position and latch through the most complicated of breastfeeding challenges. Lori is a member of Toastmasters International and enjoys speaking about mothering and breastfeeding. She has a particular interest in teaching communication skills to professionals who work with families. Lori is the host of All About Breastfeeding,a podcast where she interviews mothers, authors, researchers and physicians about topics related to breastfeeding. Her mission is to normalize breastfeeding around the world. Lori resides in Phoenix, AZ is married to Alan for 35 years and is the mother of three adult children, Alisha, Jesse and Carly.

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The Good news about delivering bad news: how to present difficult information to parents
We are often put in a position of telling a mother devastating news. We sometimes forget that she is hearing this information for the first time. This may be life changing for her. Perhaps her NICU baby cannot breastfeed for a few days, or a maternal health issue precludes her from making a full supply, or her beautiful newborn with a cleft palate will need alternative feeds. Being able to deliver bad or shocking news in such a way that it enables the mother to hear what comes next, is an acquired skill. How she hears this information can set the tone for her understanding and following a care plan that follows. Poor communication has serious implications as it may hinder her involvement in the treatment plan, her expectations, satisfaction with her care and subsequent psychological adjustment to her situation. Learn how to deliver bad news with professionalism and kindness.
Accreditation, Main Category
Presentations: 26  |  Hours / CE Credits: 24.5  |  Viewing Time: 8 Weeks
Hours / CE Credits: 1 (details)  |  Categories:
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The original foster-mother were wet nurses
The historical evolution of infant feeding includes direct breastfeeding, wet nursing and bottlefeeding. Before the invention of bottles/ vessels to feed babies, wet nursing was the safest and most common alternative way to feed a baby. As bottles and nipples were developed, scientific advancement improved formulas, wet nursing fell out of favor. It gradually went from being widely accepted as the most normal way to feed a baby to where we currently are as a modern society. It is negatively seen as being weird and risky behavior. When mothers do not breastfeed or give their babies human milk, they use formula to feed their babies. Given the current knowledge of lack of complete nutrition formula has more mothers are showing an interest and actively pursuing wet/cross nursing. This presentation will help us understand the history of wet nursing and offer reasons to support, advocate and be encouraging to mothers who want to participate in the practice of wet/cross nursing.
Accreditation, Main Category
Presentations: 28  |  Hours / CE Credits: 25.5  |  Viewing Time: 8 Weeks
Hours / CE Credits: 1 (details)  |  Categories: Breastfeeding and Lactation