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The Physiotherapy Assessment of Breastfeeding Related Conditions : Maternal & Infant Factors

Location: LIVE-ONLINE (EST)

Dates: Saturday, November 14, 2020 -

The Physiotherapy Assessment of Breastfeeding Related Conditions : Maternal & Infant Factors

Course Sponsor/Host: Physio Uro-Sante
Location: LIVE-ONLINE (EST)
Registration Dates: Open
Registration Fees: $1250.00 + applicable taxes

Description:

2 day course: November 14 & 22, 2020

This Physio Uro-Sante - ONLINE course has 4 sections, with special guest Mercedes Eustergerling

The maternal portion of the course will teach participants to assess and manage lactation related conditions of the breast. Women’s health goes beyond the pelvis and physiotherapists can contribute a unique set of skills to this field.  Participants will learn about breast anatomy and physiology, stages of lactation, mechanical and chemical causes of inflammation, clinical problem solving, and intervention options.

The infant portion of the course will teach participants to assess and manage lactation related conditions in the infant. It will combine principles of musculoskeletal and neurological physiotherapy such as neonatal reflexes.  Participants will learn about normal positioning and latch, infant suck mechanics, musculoskeletal conditions of the neck and jaw, handling techniques, clinical problem solving, and intervention options.

*No previous experience in breast health is required. Labs include breast palpation and manual techniques.

*No previous experience in pediatrics is required.

*This course is open to ALL physios and Lactation consultants

for more course info and details: https://physiourosante.com/special-guest-mercedes-eustergerling-online-version/

To register: https://physiourosante.com/course-register/

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