Virginia Baker

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"Gini" is a practicing lactation consultant at Sharp Mary Birch Hospital for Women and the Perinatal Health program coordinator for UC San Diego Extension. She coordinates and teaches in the Lactation Specialist and Lactation Educator programs and the Lactation Consultant Certificate. Ms. Baker has over 25 years of experience in childbirth and lactation instruction and program development.


My Courses

Ethics & Professionalism for the Lactation Intern
This course covers basic principles of ethics and professionalism (morality, ethics, etiquette) as they apply specifically to the lactation intern. Ethical reasoning skills are developed using real life case studies through analysis of real cases....
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  • Lactation Educator Counselor Training Program
  • Lactation Medical Documentation
  • LCERP: Anatomy and Physiology for the Lactation Consultant
  • LCERP: Biochemical Properties of Human Milk
  • LCERP: Common Concerns in Breastfeeding
  • LCERP: Essence of Being a Lactation Consultant
  • LCERP: Jaundice
  • LCERP: Newborn Instincts Relation to Breastfeeding
  • LCERP: Positioning and Latching
  • LCERP: Putting the Puzzle Together for Case Management
  • LCERP: Risks of Not Breastfeeding
  • LCERP: Science of Suck
  • LCERP: Tongue Tie Discussion
  • Refresher:Lactation Educator Counselor Training
  • Test Taking Strategies and Practice for the IBCLE Exam