Contraception Options and Special Considerations During Lactation


Wednesday, October 21, 2020
12:30 pm - 1:30 pm CST

Registration will close on October 19, 2020
When consulting pregnant and breastfeeding patients, discussing contraception and its impact on breastfeeding can be difficult to navigate. This webinar will cover the most up-to-date recommended guidelines regarding contraception and breastfeeding. It will also discuss best practices and techniques to aid clinic staff and clinicians in having collaborative and conversational communication around this subject.

Here is what you can expect to learn at this event:
  • The risks of contraception to the breastfeeding infant
  • The safest forms of birth control during lactation
  • The definition of the lactation amenorrhea method
  • WHO and CDC recommendations for immediate post-partum contraception
  • Bias and health inequity issues regarding contraception and race/ethnicity
  • Key points in optimizing shared decision making between health care providers and patients regarding contraception

Presenter Information

Anne Eglash MD, IBCLC, FABM
Clinical Professor, Dept. of Family and Community Medicine University of WI School of Medicine and Public Health
Anne Eglash MD, IBCLC, FABM is a clinical professor with the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health, in the Dept. of Family Medicine. She is a family physician and has been an International Board Certified Lactation Consultant since 1994. She is the medical director of the University of Wisconsin Breastfeeding Medicine Clinic. She is a co-founder of the Academy of Breastfeeding Medicine and is the co-medical director and co-founder of the Mothers Milk Bank of the Western Great Lakes. She has research interests in chronic breast pain in nursing women, milk sharing, nipple shield use, and human milk storage. Most recently she has developed a sixteen-hour training program for primary care office nurses to optimize breastfeeding support in the home. She has published many peer-reviewed articles on breastfeeding medicine and sits on the editorial board for Breastfeeding Medicine Journal. 

Continuing Education Information

1.00 hour of nursing contact hours* will be offered for the completion of this webinar.

Additionally, 1.0 point of Continuing Education Recognition Points (CERPs) will be offered for the completion of this webinar through the Institute for the Advancement of Breastfeeding and Lactation Education.

Health Care Education and Training is approved as a provider of continuing nursing education by the Ohio Nurses Association, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation. 

Event Supported By:

Support provided by Wisconsin Division of Public Health Women's Health-Family Planning and Reproductive Health Program.
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