Managing Low Weight Gain & Low Milk Production in the Breastfeeding Dyad
This event is free from commercial sponsorship by companies associated with the baby feeding industry as stipulated in the WHO International Code of Marketing of Breastmilk Substitutes.
A half day teaching seminar for those supporting breastfeeding dyads (e.g. IBCLCs, Midwives, Health Visitors, IBCLCs, Breastfeeding Counselors etc). It covers low weight gain and low milk production in healthy, full term babies within the community setting. It assumes understanding of breastfeeding and the principles of milk production.
The focus of the seminar will be assessing milk transfer at the breast, understanding the importance of the milk ejection reflex in milk transfer and weight gain, strategies to improve weight gain & milk production, how to manage when & how supplements are given and how to wean off them.
Due to covid restrictions, this seminar will take place via Zoom. The seminar will be recorded and available afterwards to those who registered for the Live Event. The recording will be in 2 parts and can be viewed at your leisure.
3.15 Hrs - Application for Continuing Education Recognition Points has been submitted to the International Board of Lactation Consultant Examiners
Wed 24th June 2020 09:30 - 13:00
Assessing Low Weight Gain & Low Milk Production
Review of Norms - Weight Gain & Milk Production
|10:45 - 11:00||Questions|
|11:00 - 11:15||Break|
|11:15 - 12:45||
Management of Low Weight Gain & Low Milk Production
Maximising Intake of existing supply
|12:45 - 13:00||Questions & Discussion|