Presentation Information

Anna Le Grange

Breast/Chestfeeding After Breast Reduction

  • Speaker: Anna Le Grange , Bsc, RNc, IBCLC
  • Presentation Type:
  • Duration: 60 Mins
  • Credits: 1 CERP, 1 Nursing CEU, 1 CME, 0.1 Midwifery CEU, 1 Dietetic CEU

With breast surgery becoming more common, it's important for professionals to understand how it can affect lactation and the experience of breastfeeding or chestfeeding parents. Both an IBCLC and Mum who breastfed her daughter after having breast reduction surgery, Anna Le Grange talks through the implication of breast reduction surgery on lactation, covering both the physiological and psychological challenges that parents face. As well as sharing the experiences of those who have had breastfed after surgery, Anna introduces practical steps that supporters and professionals can take to help their clients define and strive for their breastfeeding or chestfeeding goals in a gentle and realistic way.