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Divya S. Parikh, MD, IBCLC

  • Speaker Type: GOLD Lactation 2020 , Breastfeeding Medicine: Advancing Your Level of Care Lecture Pack
  • Country: United States

Divya Sinha Parikh MD, IBCLC, FAAP is a board certified pediatrician practicing in Columbus, OH. She received her medical training at The University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine and completed her residency in general pediatrics at Rainbow Babies and Children’s Hospital at Case Western Reserve University. She formerly served on the Baby Friendly Hospital Initiative Committee at MetroHealth Hospital Systems in Cleveland, OH and created a breastfeeding medicine clinical rotation during residency. Within her practice, she has extensive experience managing lactation concerns and has taken a special interest in mentoring current and aspiring breastfeeding providers. She has presented her work at local and national meetings.

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When Supply is Greater than Demand: Maternal Hyperlactation Syndrome
The objectives of this lecture are to understand the definition, pathophysiology, and basic management of hyperlactation. Topics discussed will include proposed mechanisms leading to hyperlactation, health effects on mother and baby, and approach to diagnosis and management. Participants will learn key history and physical findings for hyperlactation, behavioral interventions to reduce milk supply, herbal and medical interventions to reduce milk supply, and will learn how to determine which dyads would benefit from medical intervention.
Presentations: 33  |  Hours / CE Credits: 32.5  |  Viewing Time: 8 Weeks
Hours / CE Credits: 1 (details)  |  Categories: (IBCLC) Techniques, Managing Milk Supply
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Update On The Evaluation And Management Of Low Milk Supply
Low milk supply is a common reason for breastfeeding mothers to seek care from their obstetric provider. Causes are multifactorial, including chronic disease, endocrine dysregulation, and environmental factors. Learn more about the latest updates and research on the causes of low milk supply and identifiable risk factors during pregnancy that may predict low milk supply. Updates on diagnostic workup and management of low milk supply will be discussed.
Presentations: 6  |  Hours / CE Credits: 6  |  Viewing Time: 4 Weeks
Hours / CE Credits: 1 (details)  |  Categories: Managing Milk Supply