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Education Sessions

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. 

https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/supporting-with-tongue-tie-tickets-472878651777

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. 

https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/breastfeeding-and-medication-tickets-641544245107

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

Breastfeeding gadgets

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. 

https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/breastfeeding-gadgets-tickets-741043871167?aff=oddtdtcreator

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 

https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/dealing-with-mastitis-blockages-and-other-linked-complications-tickets-743801308737?aff=oddtdtcreator

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 

https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/breastfeeding-and-mental-health-tickets-743805842297?aff=oddtdtcreator

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 

https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/breastfeeding-premature-and-medically-complex-babies-tickets-743809152197?aff=oddtdtcreator

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