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La Leche League Canada Health Professional Seminar Series 2006--Mothering and Milk: Looking at Milk Production, the Effect of Breast Surgery and Maternal Emotions

Session 1: Low Milk Production: A thorough discussion of low milk
production from the perspective of targeting the treatment to the
causes; discussion of causes, treatments, counseling methods, and

Session 2: Breastfeeding After Breast Surgery: A comprehensive
discussion of breast augmentation, reduction, and lift surgeries and
their impact upon lactation; discussion of incidence, motivations,
surgical techniques, implications for lactation, psychological factors,
and resources.

Session 3:  Helping Mothers Overcome Reservations or Ambivalence
about Breastfeeding: An examination of the reasons mothers are
reluctant or unsure about breastfeeding and positive methods to help
them overcome their reservations and ambivalence without pressure.
Includes video interviews and video role-plays.

Pesenter: Diana West, B.A., IBCLC

Our Venues

  • Ottawa, Ontario, October 17, 2006, Nepean Sportsplex
  • Fredericton, New Brunswick, October 18, 2006, Wu Centre, UNB
  • Antigonish, Nova Scotia, October 20, 2006, Claymore Inn
  • Milton, Ontario, October 23, 2006, Eagle Ridge Golf Club
  • Lunch and refreshments included in registration fee of $130.00
  • Continuing Education Recognition Points will be applied for
  • La Leche League Canada bookstore on site

For more information, contact Pat Millar, at