Today’s Lunch & Learn has been cancelled. Join us June 2nd!
Join us for LUNCH & LEARN 2016! Please note: these classes are only for healthcare professionals working with breastfeeding mothers.
All classes are from 12 noon till 1pm. Cost is $20 for each class or $90 for all five classes. All are welcome to bring a brown bag lunch. Water, coffee, and tea will be provided.
Topics for 2016…
Tuesday, February 23rd – Off to the Best Start!
If you have the opportunity to work with mothers prenatally, it’s the perfect chance to educate! Find out the best ways to encourage a mother breastfeed and give her the best information to get her off to the best start! Topics include: The powers of skin to skin, Laid Back breastfeeding, and how anticipatory guidance can help their breastfeeding duration. Instructor: Janice E. McPhelin, IBCLC
Thursday, April 7th – What Moms Want their Caregivers to Know
Mothers are encouraged to nurse their babies for at least one year. Many are returning to work between 6 and 12 weeks postpartum. That means they have to maintain their milk supply for 40+ weeks with a machine! One of the biggest reasons that breastfeeding goes downhill is over-feeding and bottle preference once moms are back to work. Find out how best to educate moms and caregivers to keep breastfeeding going long term. Instructor: Colette M. Acker, IBCLC
Thursday, June 2nd – Reflux vs. Oversupply
Do you feel like you’re meeting a lot of babies that are being treated for problems associated with reflux? Did you know that oversupply symptoms are very similar? Did you know that oversupply could actually induce reflux symptoms?
Find out how to tell the difference and steps to reduce oversupply symptoms without dropping mom’s supply too much! Instructor: Janice E. McPhelin, IBCLC
Tuesday, September 20th – Thrush vs. Vasospasm – Same Symptoms; Different plan
Have you heard moms complain of extreme latch on pain, continued nipple pain during feedings, and breast and nipple pain after feedings? These could be a signs of thrush or vasospasm of the nipple. How do you know the difference? Find out here! Instructor: Colette M. Acker, IBCLC
Wednesday, November 9th – Gizmos and Gadgets
You may have heard of these breastfeeding gadgets, but do you know why a mother would use them, how to get them, and why they’re helpful?
Nipple shields, SNS, syringes, feeding tubes, Silverette Nursing Cups, breast shells, breastshields, cups, Lactaid, hands-free devices, and more! Instructor: Colette M. Acker, IBCLC
To register for this class, please purchase a ticket above or call us at 215-886-2433. Classes are now held on the 3rd floor. Enter building from the parking lot and go up one flight. See you there!