Course for logopedists, neurologopedists and physical therapists – the early intervention therapists
12h course intended for experts – logopedists, neurologopedists and physical therapists who work with infants and toddlers and want to expand their knowledge about natural breastfeeding.
The purpose of the course is preparing this work group to work in a therapeutic team in a hospital or a clinic. The knowledge conveyed during the course consists of subjects such as lactation physiology and lactation problems caused by suction dysfunction. Giving the diagnosis and engaging in efficient intervention are taught based on the Protocol of Sucking.
The program includes:
- Feeding with mother’s milk is important for mother’s and child’s health
- Lactation physiology – initiation, stimulation, maintenance and ending
- First breastfeeding and skin to skin touch
- Protocol of sucking
- Positioning of mother and child during breastfeeding
- Anatomical sucking dysfunctions – the assessment of tongue function and efficiency
- Functional disorders of sucking – the assessment of efficiency
- Equipment helping with breastfeeding – caps, pacifiers and breast pumps
- Symptoms of improper lactation process – what can I do?
- Teamwork in therapeutic group – logopedist/midwife/lactation consultant/doctor