COMING SOON - 7 Strategies for Resolving Infant Sucking Problems When Bodywork is Inaccessible

Overview

COMING SOON! There is significant anecdotal and research evidence to prove that bodywork can help resolve infant sucking problems. In the absence of readily available bodywork, the professional breastfeeding supporter and lactation consultant/therapist can effectively address infant sucking issues using one, some, or all of the seven strategies presented.

CEUs: 1.5 L-CERP/1.5 CE

Course Price: $50.00 (USD)

Learning Objectives

The learner will be able to:

  • Describe the important role of bodywork in addressing infant sucking issues.
  • Discuss seven strategies for resolving infant sucking issues.
  • Reproduce two external oral strategies for improving suction in the oral area.
  • Reproduce three strategies for improving postural-related infant sucking issues.

Topics Covered

  • What is bodywork?
  • Bodywork modalities that can help resolve a breastfeeding issue.
  • Review seven strategies to support infant suck-swallow-breathe when bodywork is not readily available.
  • Recommendations for training.

Course/Module Description

In this groundbreaking presentation, Dr. Hazelbaker presents seven very effective strategies for resolving infant sucking issues, which are easily learned and implemented by professionals without violating their scope of practice. Many infants with sucking problems respond very well to bodywork. There is significant anecdotal and research evidence to prove this case; however, bodywork is not always readily available, financially accessible, or feasible. In the absence of readily available bodywork, professionals can effectively address sucking issues using one or more of the seven (plus one bonus) strategies presented.

Instructor

Dr. Alison Hazelbaker

Dr. Alison Hazelbaker

Testimonials

"The course was absolutely enlightening as the combination of theory and practice was perfect".

Janet - Texas

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