Human Milk Composition
Information and clinical application
Human milk: Dynamic, individualized, miraculous … and complex! Instructor Julie Grimes takes this complicated topic and breaks it down into manageable pieces, so you leave this course with a strong knowledge of the components of human milk and how that information translates to lactation practice. Along with providing a deep treatment of the subject, Grimes flags the most critical information to remember, for both exam preparation and practice application, so you know exactly what information is key to remember.
This course covers macronutrients and micronutrients, hormones, immunological factors, and the human milk microbiome. You’ll learn how milk composition changes over the course of lactation and which components are affected by maternal diet, and examine emerging evidence on topics like Vitamin D and iron supplementation. Informed by the latest and best-available research on this ever-changing topic, this course will leave you in awe of human milk–and prepared to ace exam questions and advise your clients.
- 2.5 L-CERPs - from the International Board of Lactation Consultant Examiners - IBLCE
- 2.5 Nursing Contact Hours - from the American Nurses Credentialing Center - ANCC
- 2.5 CMEs - from The Interstate Post Graduate Medical Association - IPMA