Health Professional Seminars
Managing Challenges at the Breast
We are pleased to announce that Catherine Watson Genna will speak in Calgary on Friday, June 2, 2017 from 8am-4pm at the Ramada Plaza - 3515 26 St. NE T1Y 7E3.
Hope to see you in Calgary in June!
Catherine Watson Genna BS, IBCLC is in private practice in New York City since 1992. She is particularly interested in dyads with medical challenges to breastfeeding. In addition to mentoring lactation interns, she uses her clinical photos and videos in presentations to healthcare professionals on assisting breastfeeding babies with anatomical, genetic or neurological problems. Catherine participates in a research collaborative with Columbia University and Tel Aviv University Departments of Biomedical Engineering, investigating biomechanics of the lactating nipple and aspects of sucking and swallowing in breastfeeding infants. She is the author of Selecting and Using Breastfeeding Tools: Improving Care and Outcomes (Hale 2009, Praeclarus Press 2009) and Supporting Sucking Skills in Breastfeeding Infants (Jones and Bartlett Publishers 2008, 2013, 2016), professional journal articles, and chapters in the Core Curriculum and Breastfeeding and Human Lactation. Catherine has served as Associate Editor of the United States Lactation Consultant Association’s official journal Clinical Lactation since its inception.
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