Welcome to LLLI’s Webinar Library
Here at LLLI, we aim to provide those in the health field and community, interested parties, and our Leaders with cutting-edge research and new developments in the breastfeeding world. Through our webinars, LLLI hosts global industry-leading speakers and subject matter experts who will help the viewer grasp new concepts and learn new approaches to working with families in need of breastfeeding support.
IMPACT OF BIRTH PRACTICES ON THE BREASTFEEDING MOTHER-BABY DYAD
17 Jan 20 | Linda Smith
Through this webinar, the viewer will learn the origin of birth moving from home to hospitals, related to current outcomes and the risks associated with the induction of labor. The speaker explores the effects of Cesarean surgery on breastfeeding. Also, the impact of chemical pain relief methods including epidurals on breastfeeding, and strategies to help breastfeeding dyads recover from birth interventions.
What We Can Learn from Fed Is Best
09 Sep 19 | Dr. Kathy Kendall-Tackett
Fed is Best is a foundation with a major social media presence who seek to warn parents and practitioners about the dangers of insufficient exclusive breastfeeding. Through their social media campaigns that have galvanized a backlash against exclusive breastfeeding, lactation care providers, and the Baby-Friendly Hospital Initiative. Although lactation specialists disagree with much of their content, they have raised awareness about mothers who do fall through the cracks of our care system and may suffer as a result. The steep drop-off in rates of exclusive breastfeeding is an indication of this. This presentation will examine three provider-level barriers that negatively impact breastfeeding and what we can do to improve care so that mothers will reach their breastfeeding goals.
Donor Milk Banking
1 July 2019 | Montana Wagner-Gillespie
This webinar provides an overview of milk banking and processing in the United States and describes the differences between for-profit and non-profit human milk banking. Through the webinar, the viewer will learn about the steps to become a milk donor, how milk is processed in a non-profit milk bank, and the clinical uses of donor milk.
Tongue-tie, Lip-tie, Tethered Oral Tissues (TOTS) and Infant Feeding
15 May 19 | Dr. Greg Notestine
In this informative webinar, Dr. Greg Notestine looks at how to recognize potential Tongue-tie, Lip-tie, Tethered Oral Tissues (TOTS) by signs and symptoms, how to define TOTs and how TOTS are diagnosed and treated. He also helps participants to understand the value of working with other healthcare providers for best outcomes and learn potential future outcomes of untreated TOTS.
Please note: This webinar portrays an actual surgical procedure. Please be aware of some content that may be disturbing to sensitive viewers.
USING CULTURAL AWARENESS AND CULTURAL HUMILITY IN BREASTFEEDING CONVERSATIONS
8 April 2019 | Jeanette Panchula
La Leche League International is proud to present our newest webinar “Using Cultural Awareness and Cultural Humility in Breastfeeding Conversations” with Jeanette Panchula. Cultural Awareness and Cultural Humility are described, and examples provided of how these can improve communication with families and collaborators. By avoiding generalizations and concentrating on the specific individuals we meet; asking, listening and learning about them, solutions to breastfeeding barriers can often be discovered.
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TORTICOLLIS AND JAW ASYMMETRY: STRATEGIES FOR ASSISTING AND COUNSELING THE BREASTFEEDING DYAD
20 February 2019 | Jan Ellen Brown
This webinar addresses the effect structural infant issues like torticollis and jaw asymmetry can have on breastfeeding comfort and efficacy. Strategies for therapeutic latch and positioning, as well as maintenance of milk supply, will be presented. The causes and remedies are discussed, along with case histories and outcomes. Photographs of before and after treatments are included.
WHEN BREAST ISN’T BEST: CHALLENGES AND OPPORTUNITIES FOR SEXUAL ABUSE SURVIVORS IN BREASTFEEDING
14 November 2018 | Elizabeth Johnson
Learn how abuse can impact ability and desire to breastfeed, red flags that could indicate a history of sexual abuse and practical tools to support all families in a thoughtful way.
divorce + BREASTFEEDING: Legal and practical considerations
17 October 2018 | nicole quallen
During this informative webinar, Nicole Quallen, a North Carolina-based, collaborative family lawyer and mediator, addresses four questions of divorce from a legal standpoint: custody, child support, spousal support and equitable distribution. She also guides Leaders and non-Leaders on how to advocate for a breastfeeding mother, and how separation agreements, custody and litigation can impact breastfeeding time.
Drogas, y Lactancia Materna
25 September 2018 | Dr. José María Paricio
Durante el webinar, el Dr. Patricio explora los riesgos verdaderos para la lactancia acerca de tomar medicinas or productos alternativos, además de la exposición a contaminantes por la madre lactante. Tambien prove información de las fuentes de información fiables y cómo funcionan.
Decoding the Codes: International Code of Marketing, Code of Ethics and Conflict of Interest
24 July 2018| Linda J. Smith
Learn and explore the International WHO Code with LLLI Board of Directors member Linda Smith. This webinar examines the International Code and how it applies to LLL meetings, our Leaders and how to analyze current marketing gimmicks that are being used to sell Code-relevant products.
Tough Talk, Trying Times
19 JuNE 2018 | Cecily Harkins
In this webinar hosted by LLLI, Cecily Harkins presents a comprehensive overview on the impact of social media in communication, particularly Facebook.
What’s New in Postpartum Depression
15 May 2018 | Dr. Kathy Kendall-Tackett
Renowned health psychologist and IBCLC Dr. Kathleen Kendall-Tackett presents a comprehensive overview of what you need to know about the root causes and risk factors of postpartum depression. Included in the presentation is evidence that depression is a direct threat to breastfeeding and how moms who exclusively breastfeed can significantly reduce depression symptoms.
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