Presenter: Elon Geffrard, BS, CLCDescription: Did you know that child care providers are champions and can help families meet their breastfeeding goals? This presentation will dispel breastfeeding and child care myths and discuss tools, strategies, and guidelines to support breastfeeding in child care settings.
Great Lakes Breastfeeding Webinar – More than Apart: The Impact of Separation on the Breastfeeding Relationship
Presenter: Zaje A.T. Harrell, Ph.D.Description: In recent years there have been more efforts to create policies that address minimizing separation between mother and baby. These are critical in order to establish breastfeeding. However, the impact of separation requires further exploration. This presentation will examine the factors related to separation beginning with a stress and coping framework. We will explore multiple contextual factors related to separation for the breastfeeding dyad and the effect on the breastfeeding relationship. Finally, recommendations regarding early…
Presenter: Raeanne Madison, MPHDescription: American Indians have faced unique circumstances throughout history that are directly reflected in their breastfeeding and mothering experiences. In this presentation, you will be introduced to the concepts of historical trauma and resilience, and how these facets of American Indian life are connected to ongoing racial disparities in maternal and child health. View recap here.
Date: June 2019 Speaker: Ambyr Amen-Ra, MA Description: This webinar discusses the emotional toll of lactation for birthing persons who are dealing with the loss of their child. View recap of the webinar.
Date: December 2018 Speaker: Jennifer Day, IBCLC Description: Repression, oppression and systemic barriers prevent professionals and community from accessing equitable standards of care and opportunities, which contributes to the cycle of poverty. Jennifer Day, IBCLC will provide tangible solutions and practical applications to identify and address the effective uses of Power & Privilege to initiate positive change. View recap of the webinar.