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Agenda & Content

8:00-8:30 – Registration
8:30-8:45 – Introductions
8:45-10:15 – Sore Nipples- infectious & non-infectious causes, trauma, infant biting (case discussion in the last ½ hour)
10:15-10:30 – Break
10:30-11:00 – Feeding assessment – using pre and post-feeding weights as one piece of the picture – How, Why, and When
11:00-11:45 – Fitting breast shields, breast massage, hand expression, evidence for antenatal expression
11:45-12:45 –  Lunch (on your own)
12:45-1:30 – Breastfeeding the NICU graduate: preterm, late preterm, nipple shields
1:30-2:15 – Case-based learning- The infant who prefers one side, the infant who does not latch, nursing strikes
2:15-2:30 – Break
2:30-3:15 – Maternal medications, herbs, alcohol, marijuana/drug exposure
3:15-4:00 – Tongue Tie
4:00-4:45 – Induced lactation (case discussion in last 20 minutes)
4:30-4:45 – Evaluation, questions

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