Alison Hazelbaker, PhD, IBCLC, FILCA, CST-T, RCST (614) 326-3504

Dr. Hazelbaker specializes in cross-disciplinary treatment and to that end has taken training in several modalities to best assist her clients. She is a certified Craniosacral Therapist, a Lymph Drainage Therapy practitioner, and an International Board Certified Lactation Consultant.

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Speaking - Lymph Drainage, Breast Massage, and Hand Expression Workshop

In this cutting-edge presentation, Dr.Hazelbaker covers the anatomy and physiology of the lymphatic system(especially as it pertains to the breast) and discusses the most common presentations and causes of lymphatic breast congestion.

Dr.Hazelbaker demonstrates the Lymphatic Drainage Therapy technique (the Chikly method) and gives pointers on how to determine if lymphatic congestion is playing a role in a breastfeeding problem. Dr. Hazelbaker leaves the audience with a brief breast self-care regimen that can enhance the breast health of every participant when used consistently.

Maya Bolman will describe and demonstrate hands-on techniques that provide a complementary treatment strategy for recurrent plugged ducts, engorgement, and mastitis. Two main principles include 1) encouraging mobilization of fluid with massage toward the axillae to facilitate lymph circulation and 2) alternating massage and hand expression to facilitate milk removal. Maya will present series of case studies and videos that demonstrate the techniques. Most mothers report 50-90% decrease in pain and swelling immediately following this treatment.


Brier Creek Country Club - 9400 Club Hill Dr, Raleigh, NC 27617

Lunch will be provided.  If you have any dietary restrictions, please note them on the registration page. 

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Earlier Event: June 12
Prenatal Breastfeeding Class