ICEA 2020 Virtual Conference

Infant Feeding

 
 

Welcome to Infant Feeding, the third bundle of the ICEA 2020 Virtual Conference. As an ICEA certified professional, we know you support freedom of choice by empowering expectant families through informed decision making. In these sessions, you'll learn various tactics, methods, and recommendations for assisting your families with all of their infant feeding needs. 

 
You'll hear from several ICEA professionals and experts in their field. Sessions in this bundle include:
 
Bottles, Pacifiers, and the Breastfed Baby
Supporting Breastfeeding During the COVID-19 Pandemic
Supporting Lactation Across Cultures
Human Milk Feeding for Non-Traditional Situations
 
If you complete all of the sessions in this bundle and their corresponding evaluations, then you'll earn 4 CEs!

About the International Childbirth Education Association (ICEA)
The International Childbirth Education Association (ICEA) is a professional organization that supports educators and health care professionals who believe in freedom to make decisions based on knowledge of alternatives in family-centered maternity and newborn care.

Equity pricing is available for all international registrants. Please visit https://icea.org/certification/equity-pricing/ for the list of country categories. Please be sure to select the correct bundle price for your country's category. We appreciate your integrity and acknowledgment of the pricing system. All US based registrants must select Category A pricing. 

Sessions



Welcome to Infant Feeding

 

This video provides an overview of the bundle as well as contact hour information. 


Bottles, Pacifiers, and the Breastfed Baby

Amy  Peterson, BS, IBCLC
Mindy Harmer, MA, OCC-SLP, CLC

As a breastfeeding helper, you may find yourself in the position of helping mothers who also want to use a bottle, or who may need to offer a bottle while breastfeeding improves.  Bottles and pacifiers can have a negative impact on breastfeeding if not used correctly.  By broadening your artificial nipple knowledge, you can learn how to apply elements of breastfeeding to bottle and pacifier use. This includes learning how to personalize bottle pacing and help mothers reduce the risk of nipple preference, prolonging their breastfeeding experience.

Contact Hours:
One (1) ICEA Contact Hour; One (1) L-CERP


Supporting Breastfeeding During the COVID-19 Pandemic

Dr. Jenny Thomas

 After this session, the learner will be able to:

1. State reasons potential reasons for the difference in illness manifestations between adults and children
2. Realize that all major organization agree that the provisions of breast milk is important and should be a priority in this pandemic.
3. Review the statistical concepts of sensitivity and specificity a test and how they may impact clinical decision-making.
4. Discuss the impact of human milk ion the developing immune system
5. Understand the importance of skin-to-skin care in the infants’ transition to extrauterine life
6. Understand what new sources of stress we are all facing and how they impact our advocacy

Contact Hour:
One (1) ICEA Contact Hour; One (1) L-CERP


Supporting Lactation Across Cultures

Felisha Floyd, BS, CLC, IBCLC

After this session the learner will be able to:

1. Provide examples of specific cultural beliefs and practices.
2. Describe the influence of the United States (US) infant feeding practices among immigrant
mothers.
3. Describe a culturally sensitive approach to cultural beliefs regarding infant feeding. 

Contact Hours:
One (1) ICEA Contact Hour; One (1) L-CERP


Human Milk Feeding for Non-Traditional Situations

Elizabeth Smith, MPH, ICCE, IBCLC, RLC

After this session the learner will:

1. Understand the complexities of infant feeding for a variety of non-traditional family situation
2. Have 2-3 new ideas for working with patients/clients who are LGBTQIAA+, adopting, or using surrogacy
3. Gain a better understanding of non-traditional situations and why we need to do better at supporting them

Contact Hours:
One (1) ICEA Contact Hour; One (1) L-CERP