Hypolactation risk factors, diagnosis, and treatment

2 modules


Course Length
60 mins

Medela Global Education



This one hour course will outline the educational gap of exocrine breast physiology among health care providers.

It will discuss risk factors for hypolactation and include management strategies to treat suboptimal milk volumes.



Laurie Jones, MD, FAAP, IBCLC, FABM

Dr. Laurie Jones is a Clinical Assistant Professor of Pediatrics at the University of Arizona Phoenix School of Medicine and teaches second and fourth year medical students. She is the founder of  Dr. MILK which is a 32,000+ person international support network for physician parents that are breastfeeding, and she is a presenter and speaker for the non-profit IABLE organization that trains physicians in competency-based knowledge and care of lactating parents and their children.


Upon completion of this program, the participant will be able to:

  • Recognize the care-gap for lactating parents who need comprehensive evaluation of milk production and milk extraction
  • Name critical hormonal and metabolic markers that control longitudinal lactation
  • List three common risk factors for hypolactation
  • Describe a care plan for lactational dyad to evaluate hypolaction in both patients


By completing/passing this course, you will attain the certificate Certificate Hypolactation-Risk factors, diagnosis, and treatment

Hypolactation: Risk factors, diagnosis, and treatment
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Added 6 days ago, by Daniel
extremely informative presentation, great clinical vignettes
Added about 1 month ago, by Anonymous
thank you
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Added 2 months ago, by Janette
5 stars
Added 2 months ago, by Anonymous
Great course with practical information
Added 2 months ago, by Mariana
Very insightful
Added 2 months ago, by Karolina
Added 3 months ago, by Anonymous
Good presentation
Added 3 months ago, by Anonymous
this very valuable course to parents and NICU staffs keep it up the good work.
Added 4 months ago, by Daniela
Thank you!

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