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.

This program has been approved for 1.0 contact hours; provider approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, CEP 13692.



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

Learning Credits

Hypolactation: Risk factors, diagnosis, and treatment
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