Webinar series

Breastfeeding – not a GP problem?

Wednesday 28 November 2018

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Individual fee £35 or all 3 webinars in the series for £99

Other webinars in the series:
Abnormal Blood Results – Wednesday 21 November 2018
Diabetes – Wednesday 5 December 2018


Details

Audience: GPs (all grades)

  • Wednesday 28 November 2018
  • 8pm – 9pm
  • Webinar

Breastfeeding has huge health benefits to both baby and mother and at absolutely no cost to the NHS. Breastfeeding is one of the best ways to reduce health inequalities in early life. People often give up breastfeeding when they don’t want to, but they haven’t been given enough support. The GP is often the first place people turn to when they need help but GPs have very little education in infant feeding.

After this session you will be able to:

  • Understand the normal patterns of breastfeeding
  • Appreciate the GPs role in supporting breastfeeding
  • Learn how and where to signpost for support
  • Discuss the management of common breastfeeding problems presenting in primary care

Extra features

Dedicated Q&A session

30 day on-demand access to the video recording and presentation slides

 Booking this webinar will give you a 10% discount for BMJ Learning

Benefits

CPD Certificate of participation

30 day access to webinar recording

 Flexible distance learning

 Watch in your own time

 1 CPD hour

 Includes speaker presentation slides

Dr Clare Aitchison

Dr Clare Aitchison

Partner, Magdalen Medical Practice

Dr Aitchison qualified from the University of East Anglia with MBBS in 2009, after previously studying for a BSc in Biological and Medicinal Chemistry. Clare did her GP training in Norwich and is now a GP partner at a surgery in Norwich city. Clare has a specialist interest in contraception and women’s health. She holds the dFSRH and is a trained coil and implant fitter. Clare is also an NCT trained breastfeeding per supporter, and used to volunteer helping new parents breastfeeding after delivery in hospital. She set up and is now clinical lead for the breastfeeding friendly surgeries scheme in Norwich.

Clare also has a once-monthly radio phone in show on BBC Radio Norfolk.
Before Clare trained in medicine, she had planned to be a professional double bass player and to that end she trained at the Royal College of Music in London for a year. She still occasionally plays the double bass when time allows, which it never does because she also has three children and a dog.

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