Advanced Clinical Lactation Skills
Includes Continental Breakfast and Lunch
WIC State will be responsible for hotel rooms for Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday nights. Optional Sunday night (before the training) and Friday night (after the training) hotel included for those living > 60 miles from training facility, and that have been approved.
Meals and Travel
Local Agency will be responsible for travels cost and dinner meals.
Check-In: 8:30 a.m. - 9:00 a.m.
Breakfast: 8:30 a.m. - 9:00 a.m.
Training: 9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Lunch: 12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m.
The overall goal of this training is to increase breastfeeding clinical skills in the local agency CPA staff who have completed an advanced lactation certification such as CLS, CLC, CLE or IBCLC. The training will address how to support and identify normal breastfeeding behaviors and how to assist in resolving critical breastfeeding problems. Components of this training will include obtaining a pertinent history and assessment of the breastfeeding dyad; creating a feeding plan specific for the breastfeeding dyads situation and use of alternative feeding devices.
Upcoming Dates & Locations
August 25, 2020
The James B. Henry Center for Executive Development
3535 Forest Rd.
Lansing, MI 48910
- Increased knowledge about how to tell when a breastfeeding dyad is successfully breastfeeding and how to support the mother in these situations.
- Increased knowledge, skills and comfort in performing a breastfeeding assessment with respect to assessing the mother and infant.
- Increased knowledge, skills and comfort creating a feeding plan for the breastfeeding dyad who has a challenge related to:
- a. Maternal Issues:
- i. Flat or inverted nipple
- ii. Engorgement
- iii. Nipple pain and damage
- iv. Milk supply issues
- b. Infant Issues:
- i. Weight loss, slow weight gain, failure to gain weight
- ii. Jaundice
- iii. Ankylogossia (tongue tie)
- iv. Colic/Fussiness/Gastric Reflux
- a. Breast Pump – Symphony Pump
- b. Alternative Feeding Devices
- c. Nipple Shields