Lactation Therapy: Advanced Clinical Skills w/ Lisa Lahey, Maya Bolman

Lactation Therapy: Advanced Clinical Skills w/ Lisa Lahey, Maya Bolman

Sydney,  September 5-6th 2024

Lisa Lahey and Maya Bolman are thrilled to offer this workshop for IBCLCs and medical professionals. Their combined 45 years of nursing and IBCLC experience, along with expert teaching styles, will enhance your clinical skills and knowledge to further support dyads. 

All dates:

Melbourne - September 2-3rd 2024 
Sydney - September 5-6th 2024 
Brisbane - September 10-11th 2024 
Auckland - September 16-17th 2024 

The workshop is limited to 35 people to allow for personalized mentoring and ample time for clinical case scenarios.

Maya Bolman RN, BA, BSN, IBCLC will present her workshop, It’s Not Magic, It’s Skill: Gentle Manual Therapeutic Techniques in Lactation that introduces clinical skills such as Therapeutic Breast Massage, Mindful Hand Expression, Breast Gymnastics, Reverse Pressure Softening, Mindful Latching and Soft Stretching Techniques - all essential tools for every lactation consultant (and other healthcare professionals). Manual techniques support and empower parents to deal with the pain and discomfort of engorgement, plugged ducts and mastitis. They are also useful in managing oversupply,  increasing milk production, and handling breast discomfort in case of emergency weaning. The techniques described provide a simple, readily accessible method that can be easily taught to parents and health professionals. Lecture and hands-on learning format employed. Click here to view IBLCE Detailed Content Outline

Lisa Lahey FNP-C, IBCLC, CSOM presents her workshop, Advanced Clinical Care and Concepts for the IBCLC: Oral Motor and Myo Exercises, Massage, Movements, and Play that help facilitate better oral function and feeding. IBCLCs will learn assessment and treatment protocols for tethered oral tissues, evaluation of oral motor skills, and breast conditions frequently encountered by the dyad in complex feeding. The principles of Lisa's lactation therapy will be discussed. IBCLC’s will learn specific ways to teach parents how to interact and connect with their child through therapeutic activities. Lecture and hands-on learning format which help IBCLCs to walk away with skills that change your current practice. Click here to view IBLCE Detailed Content Outline

Items to bring to workshop: A light colored t shirt (white, gray, pink) a cloth or plastic breast model, and a baby doll to practice clinical skills.

Accomodation Bookings

Please email and quote BRE050924O


All Days - September 5-6th 2024

Earlybird Price: Register by June 30 2024

ACM Endorsed Program


CERPs Approval CL2024-AU2: Total hours 14
Total CERPS allocated: 14L CERPs


Conference: Sydney - Novotel Sydney Central: 169-179 Thomas Street Haymarket Sydney