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Who’s in Charge? The Ethics of Control in Decision-making Related to Infant Feeding


Lactation professionals may respond to indecisive or ambivalent mothers by directly or indirectly “taking over” infant feeding decisions. In this pre-recorded webinar, Dr. Heinig presents the ethical considerations of this process and provide options to enable professionals to promote informed and involved decision-making among new mothers.


At the end of the session, attendees will be able to:

  • Describe 2 ethical challenges to promoting infant feeding practices among indecisive or ambivalent mothers
  • List 2 methods to increase mothers’ involvement in infant-feeding decision-making

Continuing Education Units 

  • CA BRN – 1.0 Contact Hours
  • IBLCE – 1.0 E-Cerps
  • CDR - Continuing Education Hours are applicable to Registered Dietitians as part of their Professional Development Portfolio.

Note: Please disregard the event date and time on the right side of this page. This webinar is pre-recorded and available to watch at your own convenience.

After you submit the registration form, an email will be auto-generated with a payment confirmation and instructions for accessing the recording and evaluation.

If you have any questions or trouble with this registration site, please contact our office at 530-754-5364 or lactation@ucdavis.edu.