Lowestoft and Waveney also aim to offer low cost education sessions from our team of International Board Certified Lactation Consultants to enable those volunteering and working within the world of infant feeding continue to learn and develop their skills.
These sessions are offered online and recordings are available after the event. No CERPs are applied to these sessions.
2023 Education Sessions
Allergies and Infant Feeding
Join Kaya to talk about supporting Allergy families through their feeding journey. Kaya is not only an IBCLC but mum to a multiple allergy 3 year old so speaks from both professional and personal experience
Allergies and Infant Feeding Tickets, Wed 25 Jan 2023 at 10:00 | Eventbrite
Supporting with Tongue Tie
Join Jenny, IBCLC and Tongue Tie Practitioner, to talk about supporting families who are dealing with tongue ties.
Breastfeeding in the early days
Join Lucy to learn about supporting breastfeeding in the early days, the problems that can occur and the impact this can have on families as they try to establish breastfeeding.
Breastfeeding in the early days Tickets, Tue 7 Mar 2023 at 10:00 | Eventbrite
Supporting the difficult baby - when breastfeeding isn't simple post 6 weeks.
Kaya is back with training on supporting babies who are struggling with things like faltering growth and reflux.
Supporting the difficult baby - when breastfeeding isn't simple post 6weeks Tickets, Fri 21 Apr 2023 at 09:30 | Eventbrite
Breastfeeding and Medication
Join Jenny for a session on breastfeeding and medication. This is aimed at Breastfeeding counsellors and peer supporters to help understand how medication can cross into breastmilk and what medication is considered safe for families as per pharmacists guidelines.
Breastfeeding and Diabetes
Join Lucy for a session on supporting families with diabetes through their breastfeeding journey
Breastfeeding and diabetes Tickets, Mon 10 Jul 2023 at 10:00 | Eventbrite
Breastfeeding Grief and Trauma and Covid
Join Kaya for a session on working with families with breastfeeding grief and trauma, looking at the impact of covid and touching on working with families who have had a bereavement.
Breastfeeding Grief and Trauma and Covid Babies Tickets, Fri 15 Sep 2023 at 09:30 | Eventbrite
Breastfeeding physiology and anatomy
Jenny brings you a session on the physiology and anatomy of breastfeeding and lactation to help give an insight on how breastfeeding works
Breastfeeding Physiology and Anatomy Tickets, Wed 11 Oct 2023 at 09:30 | Eventbrite
Reasons for breast and nipple pain
Lucy will be running a session on the reasons parents may struggle with breast and nipple pain and how to support them
Reasons for breast and nipple pain Tickets, Tue 14 Nov 2023 at 10:00 | Eventbrite
Concerns around milk supply and how to tackle them
Finishing off 2023 with our final training session with Kaya. Looking into the reasons families struggle with milk supply and you can support them. Please note this is now the 18th December!
Concerns around milk supply and how to tackle Tickets, Mon 4 Dec 2023 at 10:00 | Eventbrite
2024 Education Sessions
Breastfeeding - the basics!
Join Jenny for a session covering the basics of breastfeeding, Looking at things like hand expressing and supporting parents with positioning and attachment and normal newborn behaviour this is an excellent session on the basics of breastfeeding
Breastfeeding - the basics! Tickets, Wed 7 Feb 2024 at 09:30 | Eventbrite
Listening and Counselling skills when providing breastfeeding support
Join Lucy for a session on listening and counselling skills while working with families to give breastfeeding support
Listening and counselling skills when providing breastfeeding support Tickets, Wed 13 Mar 2024 at 10:00 | Eventbrite
Join Kaya for a session on the gadgets that often go hand in hand with breastfeeding in particular those which support feeding when things are difficult.
Dealing with blockages and mastitis
Join Jenny for a session looking at blockages, mastitis and their causes along with how to treat them, what could be causing them such as fast letdown or oversupply. Going in depth to look at how to support families while they are dealing with such problems
Breastfeeding and mental health
Join Lucy for a session on how we support families where breastfeeding might be causing a concern for mental health, as well as supporting families who may have existing mental health concerns and are breastfeeding
Breastfeeding premature and medically complex babies
Join Kaya for a session on the challenges of breastfeeding premature babies and those who are medically complex. Also covered will be looking at cleft lip and palates and how to support