Important: The live event will be recorded and all registrants will be sent a link for the recording.
The Importance of Dads and Grandmas to the Breastfeeding Mother
4-13-17, 1:00 PM EST
Event Length: 1 hr 30 mins
Breastfeeding support from fathers and grandmothers can make all the difference to the confidence of a new mother. Conversely, lack of support, often manifested as off-hand remarks about lack of goodness in the milk, or that the baby “never” sleeps, or that there is not enough milk, can undermine a new mother. It is equally challenging for grandmothers to support new mothers, even if they breastfed their babies. The evidence behind recommendations changes, and it can be a minefield for new grandmothers who were breastfeeding 20 or more years ago.
This presentation focuses on how Grandma, Dad, and the new mother can work together to ensure that new mothers reach their breastfeeding goals.
$15.00. Get Your Ticket Here. http://bit.ly/2kYSNCj
Wendy Jones is a mother, grandmother, pharmacist, author, and breastfeeding supporter, which gives her a first-hand insight into the needs for breastfeeding support of families. She is the author of 3 books, including The Importance of Dads and Grandmas to the Breastfeeding Mother, and is the founder of the Breastfeeding Network in the UK.
Assessment and Treatment of Tongue-tie and Lip Tie: Cognitive Errors, Ethics and the Differential Diagnosis Process.
3-30-17 1:00pm EST
Event Length: 1 hr 30 mins
The subject of tongue-tie continues to be controversial, and generates polarization, despite ample research that is currently available. How do cognitive errors play a role? What ethical duty do health practitioners have? Why has differential diagnosis become a “dirty word” concept when it comes to tongue-tie and lip tie? Dr. Hazelbaker explores confirmation and availability bias, two common cognitive errors, as an explanation for the polarized positions regarding tongue-tie and lip tie. She further examines the seven principles of health care ethics as they pertain to assessment and treatment of tongue-tie and lip tie. She then outlines the differential diagnosis process and examines how the current approach to assessment of these conditions violates that process leading to possible over-diagnosis and over-treatment, putting vulnerable babies at risk.
This live event will be recorded and sent to every participant a few days after the event concludes.
$15.00 Get Your Ticket Here. http://bit.ly/2jR05si
Dr. Alison Hazelbaker is a seasoned IBCLC who has been in private practice for over 30 years. She specializes in the treatment of infant sucking problems using multiple modalities. In 1990, she authored the Assessment Tool for Lingual Frenulum Function. She also authored Tongue-tie: Morphogenesis, Impact, Assessment and Treatment, and co-authored Color Atlas of Infant Tongue-tie and Lip Tie Frenectomy. The second edition of her seminal book on tongue-tie will be available soon.
The participant will be able to:
1. Define confirmation bias.
2. Describe the four health care principles most likely to be violated when assessing and treating tongue-tie and lip tie.
3. Describe the various steps involved in the differential diagnosis process.
I. Cognitive errors
a. Confirmation bias
b. Availability bias
c. Examples of these biases at play when assessing and treating tongue-tie and lip tie
II. Health care ethics: the principles
e. Role fidelity
h. How do these principles apply to assessment and treatment of tongue-tie and lip tie?
III. Differential diagnosis
a. Do IBCLCs diagnose?
b. What does differential diagnosis mean?
c. The steps
d. How can the differential diagnosis process be observed when assessing for tongue-tie and lip tie?
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