Freebie Friday: 6 FREE presentations from iLactation

iLactation is generously offering FREE access to 6 different presentations which cover a wide array of lactation topics. You can view the list of FREE presentations offered here. There’s a terrific line up of speakers and fascinating topics, so don’t miss out on this FREE opportunity.

***Disclaimer: CERPs are NOT offered for the free presentations, but you WILL gain free knowledge and resources, which is priceless. Certificates of attendance ARE offered for each presentation and these are FREE. You can use the certificate of attendance to claim for the minutes/hours you’ve spent on the individual CERPs. See here for how to do this and scroll down to ‘May I use continuing education that has not been awarded CERPs?’ for specific details.

If you are in need of CERPs or just interested in hearing more lactation-related presentations, check out iLactation’s 13th annual online breastfeeding conference. This year, iLactation’s online breastfeeding conference: “Inform • Improve • Impact,” is offering 18+ CERPs. You can view the ‘Rock Stars of Lactation’™ line-up here.  But hurry up, it’s only online until November 30,2018.

Inform • Improve • Impact
Online breastfeeding conference
Online until Nov 30, 2018


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Free Webinar: Business Case for Breastfeeding

floridaDo you want to learn how to promote and support breastfeeding-friendly businesses in your community? Do you have businesses contacting you, asking how they can become more breastfeeding-friendly? If so, you may be interested to know that the Florida Breastfeeding Coalition, Inc. is hosting a FREE webinar on Tuesday, January 20, 2015 at 12:00 PM EST.

From Florida Breastfeeding Coalition, Inc – Learn about DHHS new platform of tools to use to promote and support employers being breastfeeding friendly. Focus on rejuvenating Florida’s Business Case for Breastfeeding efforts to get more businesses on board with becoming a Breastfeeding Friendly Employer. After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the webinar. 

FREE 4 Part Webinar Series: “Respectful Care & Support for LGBTQ Clients & Colleagues”

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As lactation specialists and those aspiring to be, it’s essential that we’re trained to offer respectful care, encouragement and support to everyone who needs our help and to be sensitive to individual needs. Check out this FREE 4 part webinar series on providing “Respectful Care and Support for LGBTQ Clients and Colleagues.”
Information below taken directly from email webinar announcement:
The International Affairs and Best Practice Guidelines Centre is pleased to partner with members of the Rainbow Nursing Interest Group to provide an informative webinar series on Respectful Care and Support for LGBTQ Clients and Colleagues. This series will consist of 4 interrelated webinars – each session will build and expand on the content contained in the previous sessions. The webinars will be archived following each session.
Part 1 – Introduction to LGBTQ culture and terminology
Jan. 14, 2015 – 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Part 2 – Reflecting on personal attitudes and values
Feb. 4, 2015 – 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Part 3  – Every space a positive space
Feb. 25, 2015 – 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Part 4  – More on supporting trans clients and colleagues
March 25, 2015 – 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Respectful Care and Support for LGBTQ Clients and Colleagues Webinar Series
Participant Objectives:
  • Increased understanding of the historical oppression of LGBTQ people in Canada and its effect on health and wellness
  • Reflection on personal attitudes in order to create increased empathy and sensitivity towards LGBTQ people increased knowledge of LGBTQ culture and history
  • Increased knowledge of inclusive language and terminology
  • Increased clinical knowledge and skills for serving LGBTQ people
  • Increased knowledge about how to make their health care setting a “Positive Space”

The webinar is hosted by the RNAO and RNIG’s Dianne Roedding and Jean Clipsham.

To register for Part 1 of the series:

To register for Part 2 of the series:

To register for Part 3 of the series:

To register for Part 4 of the series:

Free Webinar: “Talking to your children about things that matter”

sue finalDuring December 2014, iMothering is offering FREE on-going access to a talk onTalking to your children about things that matter by Sue Jameson. Take advantage of it now before the end of the month.

Sweet-SleepDue to the popularity of La Leche League’s Sweet Sleep: Nighttime and Naptime Strategies for the Breastfeeding Family, for a $10 fee, you can have on-going access for 1 month to Sweet Sleep’s co-author Diane Wiessinger’s Sleep TALK.


Don’t forget to join iMothering’s mailing list to be kept up to date of the latest webinars offered. New talks begin January 2015 and include the talk “Baby-led Weaning: The best-kept secret of parenting” by Gill Rapley. You can also be kept in the loop by following Galactablog by email to receive the latest notifications and updates.


Free Webinar: “Skin to Skin & the Impact on Exclusive Breastfeeding”

In this FREE 1 hour webinar, Dr. Susan Ludington discusses the effects and influence kangaroo care has on skintoskinwebinar_injoyphotobreastfeeding and how to do skin-to-skin safely after birth. All it requires is registering (free), providing the usual personal information and you get access to the webinar either by streaming it online or downloading it.

Make sure to download the nifty corresponding handout that goes along with the presentation.

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It doesn’t end here! InJoy offers quarterly free webinars on a wide array of topics pertinent to health professionals including, but not limited to prenatal care, birth, breastfeeding, postpartum and more. Click here for free past webinars that are still accessible.

*Disclaimer* I’m in no way affiliated with InJoy, nor am I a tech expert. So if you experience technical difficulties, please contact them directly.