Improving the Circle of Care in Lactation: Who’s Really to Blame? presented by Shonte’ Terhune-Smith, BS, IBCLC, CLS, B

Description from our presenter: “This presentation will examine standard prenatal and postpartum practices and how they continue to fail families by not providing collaborative and seamless delivery of lactation support.”


  • Define and describe continuity of care in breastfeeding.
  • Understand why hospital systems are blamed in lactation care, provide examples on how to support these systems, and examine the role of community lactation supporters.
  • Describe what an ideal system of lactation support looks like for families.

Approved for 1 L-CERP until September 17, 2024. 1 nurse’s contact hour, 1 social work CE hour, 1 dietitian CPEU, 1 Community Health Worker CEU, and 1 Certified Health Education Specialist CECH approval pending.

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