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Structure and function of the breast

AUD$45.00 (incl. GST)
AUD$45.00 (incl. GST)

This series of four interactive study modules with multiple-choice assessment provides an in-depth understanding of the anatomy and function of the breast, and milk production and consumption (approx. 1.5 hours completion time). 

Key content areas: 

  • Breast anatomy: 

    • the structure of the breast, how that relates to function, the impact of breast surgery and nipple piercing. 

  • Breast development and abnormalities: 

    • stages of breast development and congenital abnormalities. 

  • Milk production: 

    • normal events of lactogenesis and basics of milk production 

  • Milk composition:  

    • nutritional and immunological aspects of human milk factors which affect milk composition. 

Enrolment period: enrolment is for 12 months commencing from the date of purchase. 

Prepared by the Australian Breastfeeding Association RTO 21659 (Based on a study module produced by the Training & Education and Breastfeeding Information Research teams). 

Professional development points:

IBLCE: Approved for 1.5 L CERPs Approval No. C202239 until 31/05/2023

Australian College of Midwives: Approved for 1.5 CPD hours until 22/06/2023


This contributes 1.5 points towards IBLCE: Approved for 1.5 L CERPs Approval No. C202239 until 31/05/2023. Australian College of Midwives: Approved for 1.5 CPD hours until 22/06/2023.

This series of four interactive study modules with multiple-choice assessment provides an in-depth understanding of the anatomy and function of the breast, and milk production and consumption (approx. 1.5 hours completion time). 

Key content areas: 

  • Breast anatomy: 

    • the structure of the breast, how that relates to function, the impact of breast surgery and nipple piercing. 

  • Breast development and abnormalities: 

    • stages of breast development and congenital abnormalities. 

  • Milk production: 

    • normal events of lactogenesis and basics of milk production 

  • Milk composition:  

    • nutritional and immunological aspects of human milk factors which affect milk composition. 

Enrolment period: enrolment is for 12 months commencing from the date of purchase. 

Prepared by the Australian Breastfeeding Association RTO 21659 (Based on a study module produced by the Training & Education and Breastfeeding Information Research teams). 

Professional development points:

IBLCE: Approved for 1.5 L CERPs Approval No. C202239 until 31/05/2023

Australian College of Midwives: Approved for 1.5 CPD hours until 22/06/2023