The Speech Language Pathologist's Role in Breastfeeding
A 1 hour, self-paced continuing education course where you learn about the role of the speech language pathologist in supporting breastfeeding dyads.
Infant specific continuing education for therapists
Are you a Speech Language Pathologist interested in working with mother-baby pairs? This is for you!
This course will provide an overview of the speech language pathologist’s role in evaluating and treating the breastfeeding dyad.
Don't feel rushed! As a self-paced course, you can pause, replay, and watch as many times as you'd like!
- Introduction and disclaimer
1 hr 3 minutes
- Introduction - 3 min
- Scope of practice - 38 min
- Clinical lactation hours - 16 min
- Referrals and resources - 6 min
- Feedback survey
- Multiple choice assessment
Julie Matheney, MS, CCC-SLP, CLEC, IBCLC
Julie is a licensed speech pathologist (CCC-SLP), certified location educator counselor (CLEC), and international board certified lactation consultant (IBCLC). Julie works exclusively with mother-infant pairs prenatally and during the first year postpartum.
Prenatally, she educates and empowers her clients with evidence-based information about lactation, breastfeeding, and bottle feeding so they can understand normal/typical behaviors and when to ask for help.
Postpartum, she offers a holistic and integrated approach to lactation support and feeding therapy to help families reach their infant feeding goals.
- Julie collaborates with The Lactation OT as a presenter and received payment for the creation of this course.
- She owns and operates a private practice: LA Lactation LLC
- She receives income for paid for mentorship and consulting services
- Julie has no relevant non-financial relationships to disclose.