Clinical Skills Available! Initiating Successful Lactation

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Initiating Successful Lactation

This class will be offered in the future. Let us know if you have any questions. or 734-975-6534. Thank you!


Who doesn’t need clinical skills? A must have day for anyone working with mothers and babies during the birth and early postpartum! 6.5 Lactation CERPs will be offered.

Taught by master educator Barbara D. Robertson, MA, IBCLC, RLC

This one day training will provide a thorough understanding of what is happening to lactation during the birth and the first few days afterward.

Skills taught:

Setting up safe skin to skin
Helping with a latch
How to and how to teach hand expression
Relieving engorgement
Finger feeding
Paced bottle feeding
How to tell if a baby is getting enough breastmilk in the first few days, and more!

Training date: Sunday, October 2, 2016 from 9:00 AM until 5:00 PM with a one hour lunch break

9:00-10:30-Birthing and Breastfeeding


10:45-12:00-What is normal for the first few days?

12:00-1:00-Lunch break (Lunch is not provided)

1:00-2:30-Common challenges early postpartum



The course will be help at The Center for The Childbearing Year’s teaching space.

722 Brooks Street, Ann Arbor, MI, 48103