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Anne Eglash

Clinical Professor

Department of Family Medicine

Dr. Anne Eglash MD, IBCLC is a clinical professor with the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health, in the Dept. of Family Medicine. She is a family physician and has been a board certified lactation consultant since 1994. She is the medical director of the outpatient lactation program at Meriter Hospital, and the medical director of the University of Wisconsin Lactation Clinic, which is a teaching breastfeeding clinic. She is a co-founder of the Academy of Breastfeeding Medicine, and is the co-medical director and co-founder of the Mothers Milk Bank of the Western Great Lakes. She has research interests in chronic breast pain in nursing women, milk sharing, nipple shield use, and human milk storage. Most recently she has developed a 16-hour training program for primary care office nurses to optimize breastfeeding support in the medical home. She has published many peer-review articles on breastfeeding medicine and sits on the editorial board for Breastfeeding Medicine Journal. She hosts and produces a free breastfeeding medicine podcast series, available on iTunes.

Talks:

  • A review of the basics of breastfeeding, designed for the specific audience.

    Approximate Length of Talk: 20 minutes to 1.5 hours

  • This is an international hospital accreditation designed to promote and support breastfeeding dyads after birth.

    Approximate Length of Talk: 20 minutes to 1.5 hours

  • Breastfed babies are prone to allergic proctocolitis, a condition of bloody mucousy stools in early infancy.

    Approximate Length of Talk: 20 minutes to 1.5 hours

  • A review of the literature on the effect of temperature, time and storage containers on human milk quality.

    Approximate Length of Talk: 20 minutes to 1.5 hours

  • This talk will explore current trends in wet nursing and milk sharing, and factors to consider in the increasingly common practice of milk sharing.

    Approximate Length of Talk: 20 minutes to 1.5 hours

  • This is a practical workshop for office nurses on how to properly triage breastfeeding phone calls. EPIC smart texts are available with this workshop.

    Approximate Length of Talk: 20 minutes to 1.5 hours

  • This lecture reviews the differential diagnosis of low milk supply, and how to treat this very common problem.

    Approximate Length of Talk: 20 minutes – 1.5 hours

  • This lecture reviews the causes and risks of a high milk supply, and how to manage this issue.

    Approximate Length of Talk: 20 minutes to 1.5 hours

  • The breastfeeding baby who is failing to thrive can be a complex issue. This lecture will review how to evaluate milk supply and milk transfer, and will review safe ways to supplement a breastfeeding infant.

    Approximate Length of Talk: 20 minutes to 1.5 hours

  • A review of the pharmacokinetics of drugs in breastmilk, practical considerations, and management of breastfeeding mom who are taking prescription meds.

    Approximate Length of Talk: 20 minutes to 1.5 hours

  • This lecture review the differential diagnosis and management of chronic breast and nipple pain in nursing women.

    Approximate Length of Talk: 20 minutes to 1.5 hours

  • In this talk we review management of these relatively common problems in nursing women.

    Approximate Length of Talk: 20 minutes to 1.5 hours

  • In this talk, we review the correlation of obesity and insufficient lactation in nursing women, theories of causation, and management of this increasingly common problem.

    Approximate Length of Talk: 20 minutes to 1.5 hours

  • This lecture would have been titled ‘benefits of breastfeeding’ in the last century. Now we know that breastfeeding is the norm, and formula feeding has risks.

    Approximate Length of Talk: 20 minutes to 1.5 hours

  • This lecture is a review of common maternal medical problems such as inflammatory arthritis, gastric bypass, cardiomyopathy, diabetes, and breastfeeding.

    Approximate Length of Talk: 20 minutes to 1.5 hours

  • In this talk we review the most common pitfalls for women during the first few months when establishing breastfeeding, and how to support women to avoid premature weaning.

    Approximate Length of Talk: 20 minutes to 1.5 hours

  • In this talk we review how to support breastfeeding during well-child visits, such as preparing moms for going back to work, counseling about waking at night and breastfeeding, solids and breastfeeding, etc.

    Approximate Length of Talk: 20 minutes to 1.5 hours

  • A practical guide for either the lay public, or for health providers on the challenges of and tips for going back to work and breastfeeding successfully.

    Approximate Length of Talk: 20 minutes to 1.5 hours

  • This talk is review of the history of human milk banking in the United States, current state of human milk banks, and the process of human milk banking from donation to distribution and use of banked donor human milk.

    Approximate Length of Talk: 20 minutes to 1.5 hours

  • New mothers often hear that their breastmilk is polluted, and they wonder if it is wise to breastfeed. This lecture reviews current evidence, demonstrating that despite toxins in breastmilk, artificially fed infants have higher health risks, both short and long term, compared to breastfed infants.

    Approximate Length of Talk: 20 minutes to 1.5 hours

  • A review of how to create a breastfeeding supportive environment for nursing moms and babies.

    Approximate Length of Talk: 20 minutes to 1.5 hours

  • This is a 16 hour educational curriculum designed to train office nurses to appropriately triage and support breastfeeding mothers. It reviews breastfeeding basics, management of the most common phone calls, and teaches the basic skills of instructing pump use, checking interval growth using growth charts, performing pre-post feeding weights, and how to evaluate infant positioning and latch at the breast. This curriculum comes with EPIC smarttexts that can be imported and used for triage.

    Approximate Length of Talk: 16 hours in total

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