Presentation Information

Bryna Sampey

Breastfeeding With Ease: The Impact of Infant Reflex Emergence and Integration

  • Speaker: Bryna Sampey , IBCLC
  • Presentation Type:
  • Duration: 75 Mins
  • Credits: 1.25 CERP, 1.25 Dietetic CEU
Abstract:

Reflexes play an important role in role in an infant’s ability to feed effectively. This foundational presentation discusses the process of reflex emergence and integration, the importance of reflexes in breastfeeding/chestfeeding and the impact of disorganized or absent reflexes. Also covered will be the impacts of trauma on infant reflex integration and the role of the lactation consultant in assessment and referral.