Breastfeeding the Adopted Baby (Dr. Lenore Goldfarb)

Breastfeeding the Adopted Baby (Dr. Lenore Goldfarb)

$20.00

Dr. Lenore Goldfarb, Board Certified Lactation Consultant, Founder of the Goldfarb Breastfeeding Clinic at the Jewish General Hospital in Montreal, Canada, President of the Canadian Breastfeeding Foundation, and co-author of Newman-Goldfarb Protocols for Induced Lactation, explains how you can breastfeed your adopted child.

Description

Intended Audience:

This course is designed for adoption professionals and pre/post-adoptive families.

1- Hour Online Audio Course (Certificate of completion will be immediately awarded upon successful completion of the course including passing a 10 question quiz with a grade of 80%)

Course Overview:

Dr. Lenore Goldfarb, Board Certified Lactation Consultant, Founder of the Goldfarb Breastfeeding Clinic at the Jewish General Hospital in Montreal, Canada, President of the Canadian Breastfeeding Foundation, and co-author of Newman-Goldfarb Protocols for Induced Lactation, explains how you can breastfeed your adopted child.

This course includes:

  • How can an adoptive mother create a milk supply for breastfeeding when they have not been pregnant?
  • What is the best protocol to induce lactation?
  • Do you have to use lactation inducing medications?
  • How safe is domperidone to use to increase your milk supply when breastfeeding an adopted child?
  • Reglan vs. domperidone in inducing lactation.
  • How early before the baby arrives should you start to establish your milk supply through pumping?
  • How often should you pump your breast to prepare for adoptive breastfeeding?
  • What happens if the baby arrives before you have a full supply of milk?
  • How soon will you start producing milk after you start the induced lactation protocol for adoptive breastfeeding?
  • How do you train an adopted baby to latch onto the breast?
  • Can you breastfeed an older adopted baby?
  • Can you nurse a child adopted from abroad?
  • Techniques to use to breastfeed an adopted child
  • How to avoid problems with hospital personnel with adoptive breastfeeding.
  • If you are not able to nurse the baby immediately after birth, what should you do to minimize nipple confusion and encourage your baby to latch correctly?
  • Can you breastfeed a child that is accustomed to being bottle fed?
  • How to handle the reaction of others to adoptive breastfeeding.

Please contact the Education Director for technical assistance or disability accommodations.

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