In depth discussion of theory. What you need to feel confident to get started.
» FREE contact hour, AOTA approved CEU
» Enjoy 6 months access to all materials!
» ONE hour jam packed with information about specializing in lactation as an occupational therapist
» Online, convenient access. No need to leave your house.
» Self-paced videos. Learn on your own schedule.
Includes a thorough overview of the
Occupational Therapy Framework IV
» The importance of breastfeeding for health promotion
» The role of the occupational therapy practitioner in supporting lactation and/or the breastfeeding dyad
» Examples of various settings and the potential to gain hands on lactation hours
» BONUS VIDEO: How to reach out to professionals for potential mentorship
The Occupational Therapist's Role in Breastfeeding
Presented by Marissa Yahil, MSOT, OTR/L, CBS™, IBCLC
Marissa Yahil is a licensed Occupational Therapist (OTR/L), Certified Breastfeeding Specialist™, and International Board Certified Lactation Consultant (IBCLC).
Marissa works exclusively with mother-infant pairs prenatally and during the first 9 months postpartum.
Prenatally, she educates and empowers her clients with evidence-based information about lactation, breastfeeding, and bottle feeding so that they can go into their birth as prepared as possible.
Postpartum, Marissa offers a holistic and integrated approach to lactation support and feeding therapy in order to help her clients achieve their individual goals.
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The Lactation OT LLC is an AOTA Approved Provider of professional development. Course approval ID #00622. This distant learning-independent is offered at 0.1 CEUs [Beginner level, OT Service Delivery].
AOTA does not endorse specific course content, products, or clinical procedures.