Lactation Sciences

Breastmilk vs. Formula, 5L CERPs

$60.00 No student enrolled Carolina Crewe

Objective: Participants in this course will be able to identify the difference between breastmilk and artificial baby milks (ABM) and the effects and hazards of ABM. Also to explore Breastfeeding and Maternal Medication & Maternal Illness to describe the entry of medications into human milk and understand mechanisms by which…

Immunology of Breastfeeding, 3L CERPs

$60.00 No student enrolled Carolina Crewe

Objective: To describe the immune components in breastmilk and understand the immunology of breastfeeding (not just breastmilk). To also have Lactation understanding of how breastfeeding protects against infections and disease. This includes an introduction to innate and adaptive immunity, a detailed description of breastmilk and specific immune components, secretory immunoty, entero-mammary link, and transmission of maternal infections.

Nutrition and Biochemistry of Breastfeeding, 5L CERPs

$60.00 No student enrolled Carolina Crewe

Objective: To know the nutritional biochemistry of breastmilk and understand the effects of maternal diet on breastmilk composition. To also become familiar with well mother assessments. Topics include, energy-weight discrepancy; Biochemistry: water, fat, carbohydrates, protein, minerals, vitamins, bioactive components, hormones; difference between preterm milk, colostrum, and mature milk; effect of maternal diet on breastmilk components; well mother assessment: What do we recommend regarding diet and non-essentials to various demographic populations?

Anatomy & Physiology of Breastfeeding, 5L CERPs

$60.00 No student enrolled Carolina Crewe

Objective:To understand anatomy and physiology of breasts during pregnancy and lactation-including anatomical development, hormonal responses, cellular mechanisms and variations of normal.