Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACES): Related to Breastfeeding?
What are categories or examples ACES during childhood? What is their impact on initiation and continuation of breastfeeding, if any? And, just as importantly, what is the impact of breastfeeding on ACES?
Join Born to be Breastfed host Marie Biancuzzo, RN, MS, IBCLC, and her guest, ICEA Board Member and Director of Marketing Colleen Weeks, as they discuss diseases and disorders that “run in families.” You’ll discover the critical role of the brain’s amygdala in reacting to ACES. Plus, you’ll learn ways in which these ACES are avoidable, and how each us can hope for, and even facilitate, a child’s resilience after ACES.
The International Childbirth Education Association (ICEA) is a professional organization that supports educators and health care professionals who believe in freedom to make decisions based on knowledge of alternatives in family-centered maternity and newborn care.