A Visual Guide to Structure and Function Issues in Infants

Course Details

Class Schedule – click here

This live, online educational program focuses on how structural issues can affect infants, and how to visually assess structural issues in infants.  This program looks at reasons beyond oral issues (tongue-tie, congenital defects, etc…) that affect infant feeding and behavior.

This course is designed for:

  • LLLL, BFUSA BC, Doulas, CLE’s, CLC’s, Peer Counselors, etc.  who cannot do hands-on evaluations/assessments;
  • Parents who want more understanding of why their child is struggling;
  • For hospital-based IBCLCs who do not have time to do a hands-on evaluation but who want the skills to recognize why a baby may be struggling to breastfeed after birth;
  • Those who want an introduction to structure and function issues in infants.

Course Content:

  • Overview of pregnancy and birth-related contributors to structural issues.
  • Overview of what structure and function issues cause in both the immediate sense and the long term effects of structure issues left untreated
  • Overview of facial asymmetry including the jaw (tilt, off-set, recession)
  • Overview of full-body asymmetry
  • What to do with this information

And more!  Handouts and references included!

This class will run approximately 2 hours in length including Q&A.

Fee for this program is $25.00 (US)

Click here to view our Class Schedule

CERPs – 1.5 L-CERPs will be awarded after attendees pass the required (by IBLCE) quiz that will be emailed to attendees after completing the class.

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