Supporting Sucking Skills Book Group


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Cathy Watson Genna will be having another book group with us with her newly updated edition of this book!
Be patient! We should have details soon!
Do you want to unlock the secrets of Supporting Sucking Skills? Barbara D. Robertson is joined by Cathy Watson Genna, the author of the book, to break this down for you. Having a structured format tends to move things from the "oh I should do that" to DONE!

Early bird pricing until September 1, 2022
36 L-CERPs $249   |    No CERPs $200
Regular pricing
36 L-CERPs $299   |    No CERPs $249

For this course we will be using Thinkific, an easy to use online learning platform. After you register, you will get an invitation to join Thinkific. You will see the required reading and materials listed for each of our ten sections.
You will read the assigned chapters, watch our recorded discussions, review any supplemental materials, and then, if you registered for our 36 CERPs version, take the quiz at the end of each section.

When will this be?

The dates for this book group are:
Session 1: Sunday, September 18, 2022 2:00 PM EDT
Session 2: Sunday, September 25, 2022 2:00 PM EDT
Session 3: Sunday, October 9, 2022 2:00 PM EDT
Session 4: Sunday, October 16, 2022 2:00 PM EDT
Session 5: Sunday, October 30, 2022 2:00 PM EDT
Session 6: Sunday, November 6, 2022 2:00 PM EDT
Session 7: Sunday, November 20, 2022 2:00 PM EDT
Session 8: Sunday, November 27, 2022 2:00 PM EDT
Session 9: Sunday, December 4, 2022 2:00 PM EDT
Session 10: Sunday, December 11, 2022, 2:00 PM EDT

You will need to get your own copy of Supporting Sucking Skills in Breastfeeding Infants, 4th EDITION. The 1st or 2nd or 3rd editions will not do! So much has changed in these past years.

Do you struggle with:

  • Discerning whether there is actually a problem that needs more intervention than just better latching and positioning help or the tincture of time?
  • Understanding where to start when exploring why the baby is causing pain, not getting enough milk, or not latching at all?
  • Knowing the best ways to help remedy these situations?
  • Sharing information about which professionals to refer to?
  • Identifying exactly what to try next?
  • Explaining which alternative ways of feeding babies might be best?

For this virtual book group you will need:

  1. The 2022 edition of Supporting Sucking Skills in Breastfeeding Infants
  2. A decent computer and a bit of tech-savviness
  3. About 36 hours total, 3-4 hours per session, to read chapters and watch to our recorded Zoom meeting of the discussion with Q and A. If you want CERPs, you'll also complete a quiz for each session.

Refund policy/terms and conditions

Cancellation Policy: There are no refunds for this course.

Make-Up Policy: You will have 90 days to complete the course. If you are not able to complete the course by the deadline, reach out to us to request an extension for a fee. Illness, family emergencies, and so on, are not our responsibility but we will make every reasonable effort to accommodate your situation.

Completion Policy. In order to provide you with proof of having completed the L-CERP and certificate requirements, you will need to complete all assignments and quizzes in their entirety. Should you become unable to complete a training you have started, the Make-Up Policy (above) will apply.