The Speech Language Pathologist's Role in Breastfeeding

A 1 hourself-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.

Timed Agenda

Don't feel rushed! As a self-paced course, you can pause, replay, and watch as many times as you'd like!

Module 1

  • Introduction and disclaimer

Module 2

1 hr 3 minutes

  • Introduction - 3 min
  • Scope of practice - 38 min
  • Clinical lactation hours - 16 min
  • Referrals and resources - 6 min

Module 3


  • 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.


Financial —  

  • 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 

Non-financial — 

  • Julie has no relevant non-financial relationships to disclose.

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