When Reflux Becomes Complicated: Interventions for a Breastfed Infant
Babies with reflux - it's a tale as old as time. We know that many infants have some degree of reflux and that most of these little ones manage without issue.
The big question is, what about the infant who is struggling? When and how do we intervene?
If you're a dietitian working in pediatrics (or you want to be working in peds!), this webinar for you.
Join us for a case study on Jasmine, a breastfed baby with reflux. We'll take you through our decision-making process for infants like Jasmine and share our best reflux management tips and tricks.
This webinar is for you if:
✔️ You have limited prior exposure to infant nutrition
✔️ You feel conflicted as to the best approach for breastfed babies with reflux
✔️ You lack training and/or access to experienced pediatric dietitians
✔️ You want your recommendations to be successful in this vulnerable population
Reflux is likely the most common nutrition-related issue we run into as pediatric dietitians. In the case of baby Jasmine, her growth is faltering and interest in breastfeeding declining.
Now is the time to intervene.
Our goals for baby Jasmine are preservation of breastfeeding while addressing growth and reflux concerns.
Combining our years of experience and the most recent evidence, we'll let you in on the questions we ask, our recommendations and alternatives we consider. It isn't always black and white.
All The Details
What: Webinar & Q&A: When Reflux Becomes Complicated: Interventions for a Breastfed Infant
When/Where: Recording now available
Who: Julie Larocque & Charlene Kennedy, Registered Dietitians & Co-Founders of Nutrition Masterclass
Approved for 1.25 CPEUs by the Commission on Dietetic Registration
Using a case study format, we'll tell you Jasmine's story and outline the strategies we use to:
Look beyond her weight and utilize appropriate malnutrition guidelines
- Estimate ideal body weight and use malnutrition indicators to strengthen your assessment
Assess intake in a breastfed infant
- Learn about clues we use to help with approximating intake and calculating catch-up growth requirements
Choose the best evidence-based intervention
- Keys to choosing an intervention that is realistic for the family
Concentrate breastmilk and formula when necessary
- Step-by-step instructions (ie. math!) to concentrate feeds safely and effectively
Julie Larocque and Charlene Kennedy are pediatric dietitians and co-founders of Nutrition Masterclass. After working together at the Children’s Hospital of Eastern Ontario (CHEO) for many years, they teamed up to create Nutrition Masterclass as a way to share their experiences working with the vulnerable pediatric population.
Over the past 15 years at CHEO, Julie has found her passion in pediatric intensive care and inpatient complex care medicine. During her 20 years at CHEO, Charlene also worked as a community dietitian, where she found her niche seeing high risk and complex newborns in their home. Charlene is also the owner of Kennedy Nutrition, a private practice specializing in pediatric nutrition.
Join Charlene & Julie as they take you under their wing to share their evidence-based and practical knowledge. They provide you with the tools you need to increase your confidence and provide families with advice that makes a difference.