Trauma Informed Care through a Lactation Lens

Session Description

Using cultural humility and trauma-informed care, we will discuss ways we may serve people around us in more sensitive methods. Using lactation as the focus, we will discuss how to build relationships with clients, and clients with their babies, to help them see their strength and resiliency.

Learning Objectives

  • Define the 4 pillars of trauma-informed care.
  • Support clients using deeper reflective listening techniques.
  • Identify the different ways to meet clients where they are in order to better serve them.

About the Speaker

Stephanie George (Oneida Nation/French Canadian) is an Indigenous Midwife and International Board Certified Lactation Consultant. She teaches Indigenous Health at McMaster University, and teaches Cultural Humility at York University. In her spare time, attends theatre and gives back by serving as Chair of Grandview Theatre and on the Board of Directors for the Waterford Old Town Hall Association.

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