Tongue Tie and Its Impact on Breastfeeding

  • Research and common myths
  • Risks to the breastfeeding dyad
  • How to identify all 4 types of tongue tie, lip tie and other structural issues that may cause difficulties
  • How to assess impact on normal function
  • Treatment options in Oregon
  • Current best practice aftercare
  • Maintaining the breastfeeding relationship
This class is perfect for midwives, doulas, lactation consultants, massage therapists, craniosacral providers, naturopaths, physicians, nurses – anyone who works with expecting/breastfeeding mothers or infants. Students are welcome. Saturday April 27, 2013 10:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. Andaluz Waterbirth Center Portland Birth Center 3323 SW Naito Pkwy Portland, OR 97239 Cost: $55 per person (OMC CEUs not included) $35 for students, La Leche League leaders and WIC peer counselors $20 for repeat Currently applying for CEUs through the Oregon Midwifery Council. Limited space available.

Please pre-register with: NAME EMAIL PHONE NUMBER PROFESSION PAYMENT - Paypal to Emily@salemnaturalchildbirth

- or by check to Emily Heldt P.O. Box 1334 Aumsville 97325

Spot is guaranteed once BOTH pre-registration and payment (RSVPing on FB event page does not guarantee spot) are received. If you need to cancel prior to class, I will refund 50% of your fee. Please provide as much notice as possible as there may be a waiting list. Pre-registration due no later than Wednesday April 24, 2013 Contact Emily at (503)580-3535 or with any questions. Class is taught by Emily Heldt, IBCLC of Tree of Life Breastfeeding Counseling – Emily is passionate about identifying structural abnormalities early in the postpartum period in an effort to decrease maternal pain and increase breastfeeding success and hopes to help other providers feel confident in doing the same. She has 12 years of experience working with expecting families as a doula, midwife, childbirth educator and lactation consultant.