GOLD Learning Speakers

Germany

Alexandra Glass, MD, IBCLC

  • Speaker Type: GOLD Lactation 2019
  • Country: Germany
Biography:

Alexandra Glass is a gynecologist/ obstetrician and an International Board Certified Lactation Consultant working in Hanover, Germany, where she lives with her family. Alexandra is the Vice President of BDL Lactation Consultant Association. She speaks at Local, National and International conferences and she teaches preparatory courses for the IBCLC exam. She is the mother of two daughters, who were both breastfed.

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Persistent Pain During Breastfeeding - A Challenge in Lactation Counseling
This presentation will give an overview of the reasons that can cause painful breastfeeding and how we can intervene either via breastfeeding management or medically. The reasons might be - poor latch - problems with sucking, like tongue tie or other anatomical issues, also nipple confusion - vasospasms - infections, mastitis - Mammary Constriction Syndrome - injuries or medical conditions of the skin, such as psoriasis, dermatoses, eczema - oversupply - plugged ducts - incorrect pumping or hand expression - allodynia/functional pain - psychological and emotional aspects Important aspects concerning breastfeeding management and counselling and possible therapeutic interventions will be discussed as well as the impact of painful breastfeeding on the breastfeeding dyad and the whole family.
Accreditation, Main Category
Presentations: 29  |  Hours / CE Credits: 27.5  |  Viewing Time: 8 Weeks
Hours / CE Credits: 1 (details)  |  Categories: