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Anne Eglash, MD, IBCLC, FABM

  • Speaker Type: Milk Mob
  • Country: US
Biography:

Anne Eglash MD, IBCLC, FABM, is a clinical professor with the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health, in the Department of Family and Community Medicine. In addition to practicing family medicine, she has been a board certified lactation consultant since 1994. Dr. Eglash is a cofounder of the Academy of Breastfeeding Medicine, the Medical Director and cofounder of the Mothers’ Milk Bank of the Western Great Lakes, and the Medical Director of the University of Wisconsin Lactation Services. She has published many peer- reviewed articles on breastfeeding medicine, and has special research interests in chronic breast pain, human milk storage, nipple shield use, and outpatient breastfeeding education for health professionals. She sits on the editorial board for Breastfeeding Medicine Journal. She co-hosts and produces a free breastfeeding medicine podcast series, co-sponsored by The Academy of Breastfeeding Medicine, called The Breastfeeding Medicine Podcast, available on i-tunes. Dr. Eglash is founder and president of The Milk Mob, a nonprofit organization dedicated to the creation of breastfeeding-friendly medical systems and communities.

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Prenatal Education and Support of Breastfeeding ; Anatomy and Physiology of Breastfeeding
How can you educate and support mothers prenatally to meet their breastfeeding goals? What should you look for on prenatal breast exam? What are the sequences of physiologic and hormone events that lead to the establishment of the milk supply? Find out in this module from The Milk Mob!
Hours / CE Credits: 1 (details)  |  Categories: Breastfeeding and Lactation
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Breastfeeding in the Immediate Postpartum Period- Opportunities and Challenges
Successful breastfeeding at the time of hospital discharge has a strong correlation with breastfeeding duration postpartum. Clinicians can optimize breastfeeding rates by understanding how common hospital practices influence breastfeeding. Topics addressed include skin-to-skin, hypoglycemia, jaundice, feeding frequency, pacifiers and the non-latching baby.
Hours / CE Credits: 0.75 (details)  |  Categories: Breastfeeding and Lactation
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Breastfeeding Support and Management of Common Problems in the First Week Postpartum
The first week postpartum is crucial for the establishment of a healthy milk supply and for maternal confidence in breastfeeding. This module explains the optimal timing of the post-discharge visit, how to assess whether the infant is receiving enough milk, safe means of infant supplementation when needed, and addresses common parental concerns.
Hours / CE Credits: 0.5 (details)  |  Categories: Breastfeeding and Lactation
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Sore Nipples and Breasts- Etiologies, Evaluation, Differential Diagnosis and Treatment
Unfortunately, nipple and breast pain are common breastfeeding problems, and a common reason for premature weaning. Causes covered in this module include shallow latch, poor suck dynamics, pump damage, tongue-tie, nipple blebs, vasospasm, dermatitis, yeast overgrowth, biting, plugged ducts, bacterial dysbiosis, acute mastitis and pregnancy.
Hours / CE Credits: 0.75 (details)  |  Categories: Breastfeeding and Lactation
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Symptoms, Evaluation, and Management of Excessive Lactation
Believe it or not, an excessive milk supply is a very common cause of several pediatric complaints such as gastroesophageal reflux, gassiness, and fussiness at the breast. Join us to learn how to identify and manage the problems of maternal hyperlactation.
Hours / CE Credits: 0.5 (details)  |  Categories: Breastfeeding and Lactation
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Methods of Weaning from Breastfeeding, Basic Concepts of Re-lactation, Induced Lactation, and Tandem Nursing
Healthcare providers seldom receive training about child-led weaning, mother-led weaning, weaning a toddler or tandem nursing. Fewer still are aware that re-lactation and induced lactation are even possible. This module provides a brief overview of these concepts.
Hours / CE Credits: 0.25 (details)  |  Categories: Breastfeeding and Lactation