Breastfeeding - How to support Mothers to effectively breastfeed

Led a UK leading Lactation Consultant this seminar will enable candidates to further explore how to support mothers to effectively breastfeed, including pre term and multiple babies. 

The course will cover more advanced skills and is aimed at professionals supporting mothers and babies who already have some knowledge and skill in providing breastfeeding assistance.

 

Key areas covered during the breastfeeding preterm and multiples study day include:

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How to assist mothers of preterm, multiple and sick babies to protect their milk supply and transition to feeding at the breast

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How to support mothers to initiate and maintain milk supply

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How to accurately assess infant behaviour during feeding to better diagnose feeding problems

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How to identify and manage the multiple causes of nipple soreness

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How to deal with breast refusal

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How to support mothers to understand and connect with their baby during feeding

Course date and details

Venue: DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel, 2 Bridge Place, Victoria, SW1V 1QA

Time: 9.30am – 4.30pm

2016 Date: 14th May 2016

Cost: 

Free for candidates that have completed the Level 5 Maternity Nurse Training

£75 for candidates which have completed the Babyem OCN Level 3 Breastfeeding Course and /or the level 3/ 4 OCN Maternity Nurse Training.

£99 all other candidates.

To book please contact 0208 986 9008 or email: info@babyem.co.uk

Breastfeeding - Preterm & Multiple Babies Course Content

During this advanced  breastfeeding study day we will further look at:

How to support mothers to initiate and maintain milk supply

  • hormones of breastfeeding
  • how to give mothers the best chance of success
  • how to avoid problems with pain or low supply

How to increase milk supply

  • how and why to express milk by hand
  • new techniques for pumping
  • herbs, foods and alternative therapies which can help increase milk supply

How to support mothers to understand and connect with their baby during feeding

  • the importance of breastfeeding for emotional connection
  • what breastfeeding means to mothers and babies
  • how breastfeeding helps babies adapt from womb to world

How to accurately assess infant behaviour during feeding to better diagnose feeding problems

  • how to minimise stress during bottle feeding
  • how to interpret infant fussing during breastfeeding
  • how different conditions can present as feeding difficulties 

How to identify and manage the multiple causes of nipple soreness

  • assessment of nipple pain
  • anatomy, physiology and the difference between normal and abnormal 
  • how to help mothers achieve more comfortable breastfeeding
  • the impact of infant related problems on nipple pain

How to assist mothers of preterm, multiple and sick babies to protect their milk supply and transition to feeding at the breast

  • how to maximise success
  • how to get the best out of pumping
  • how to help babies transition from tube or bottle feeding to breastfeeding 

How to deal with breast refusal

  • causes of breast refusal
  • techniques to help coax babies back to the breast
  • how to handle the emotional and psychological aspects of breast refusal
Direction to the venue

Directions to the venue

Address:

DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel, 2 Bridge Place, Victoria SW1V 1QA

Tel: +44(0) 20 7373 7878

Website: www.doubletree3.hilton.com


Directions:

From the North

(M1 Nottingham – London)

  1. Take M1 south, then A41 to Central London
  2. Follow signs to Central London, West End Victoria.
  3. From Vauxhall Bridge Road, turn into Neathouse Place, crossing Wilton Road into Hudson Place and BridgePlace.
  4. The hotel is located on the left, alongside Victoria Station.

From the East

(A12 Ipswich – London)

  1. Take A12 or A13 west to Central London.
  2. Follow signs to Central London, West End Victoria.
  3. From Vauxhall Bridge Road, turn into Neathouse Place, crossing Wilton Road into Hudson Place and BridgePlace.
  4. The hotel is located on the left, alongside Victoria Station.

From the South

(M3 Southampton – London)

  1. Take M3 north, then A3 to Central London.
  2. Follow signs to Central London, West End Victoria.
  3. From Vauxhall Bridge Road, turn into Neathouse Place, crossing Wilton Road into Hudson Place and BridgePlace.
  4. The hotel is located on the left, alongside Victoria Station.

From the West

(M4 Bristol – London)

  1. Follow signs to Central London, West End Victoria.
  2. From Vauxhall Bridge Road, turn into Neathouse Place, crossing Wilton Road into Hudson Place and BridgePlace.
  3. The hotel is located on the left, alongside Victoria Station

Car Parking:

£15 per day- Book your parking space in advance at http://stationparking.apcoa. com/networkrail/frmhome.aspx

£7-£8 If you book through www.justpark.com/london- victoria-station with 20% discount code :BABYEM20

Travelling by tube: Hilton Hotel is located adjacent to Victoria Tube station. Take exit at platform 1 and the hotel will be opposite.

Pre-requisite

This course is suitable for professionals who are already supporting mothers to breastfeed.

Tutor: Lyndsey Hookway BSc;RNC;HV;IBCLC

Lactation Consultant & Sleep Consultant

Lyndsey is an experienced paediatric nurse, health visitor and International Board Certified Lactation Consultant. Having trained under Chireal Shallow of the Naturally Nurturing Sleep Clinic, Lyndsey now runs a successful sleep consultancy service ‘Little Sleepers’. Lyndsey has spoken at several national conferences on breastfeeding, sleep and supporting families and written a number of articles.