Online CME Courses


AST OB/GYN Virtual Education Series: Supporting the Breastfeeding Mother: Pregnancy Through Weaning Enduring Material

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The Ascension Saint Thomas OB/GYN Virtual Education series is designed to address practice gaps, such as providing appropriate support to the breastfeeding mother from pregnancy through weaning, that are created as the body of evidence-based topics in obstetric and gynecologic care evolves. It is designed to equip women's healthcare providers with strategies and clinical recommendations to meet these needs and provide optimal care for their patients.


Meghan Lockwood, BSN, RN, IBCLC

Learning Objectives

As a result of participating in this activity, learners will be able to:
• Describe the importance of breastfeeding and breastfeeding education.
• Identify complications or risk factors that indicate the need for lactation follow-up.
• Recognize lactation resources and follow-up opportunities.
• Implement strategies to manage common complications with breastfeeding.

More Info

• Amy Benson Brown. The Positive Breastfeeding Book : Everything You Need to Feed Your Baby with Confidence. Pinter & Martin, Copyright; 2018.
• Mitchell KB, Johnson HM, Rodríguez JM, et al. Academy of Breastfeeding Medicine Clinical Protocol #36: The Mastitis Spectrum, Revised 2022. Breastfeeding Medicine. 2022;17(5):360-376. doi:
• Schwarz, EB, Nothnagle, M. The Maternal Health Benefits of Breastfeeding. American Family Physician. 2015;91(9):602-604.


This activity is designed for OB/GYN physicians, OB/GYN nurse practitioners, OB/GYN physician assistants, primary care physicians, and other healthcare professionals who provide care for patients with obstetric and gynecology needs.


AMA - 0.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™

Registration Fee

.Physician - AMG or Ascension Medical Staff: $0
.Physician - Non Ascension Affiliated: $25
Other Learner - Ascension Saint Thomas Associate (Non-Physician): $0
Other Learner - Non Ascension Saint Thomas Affiliated (Non-Physician): $15
Resident/Fellow Physician - .UTHSC Nashville: $0