Lactation Simulation Model (LSM)
A Comprehensive Breastfeeding Simulator
Skills to support new parents
Active learning experiences
Health Behavior Change
Our Lactation Simulation Model (LSM) is a comprehensive breastfeeding simulator that can teach parents and health providers how to identify, prevent, or manage over 25 common breast and breastfeeding-related prenatal and postpartum concerns.
Our LSM can be used by:
- A pregnant mother at a prenatal class
- A standardized patient for medical/nursing student exams
- A lactation consultant during a postpartum visit
- A hospital for Baby-Friendly training requirements
The LiquidGoldConcept Lactation Simulation Model is currently in use at hospitals, nursing schools, WIC clinics, and community centers around the world.All LSMs are hand-made and hand-painted in Ann Arbor, MI. Expect 4-6 weeks for delivery.
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“What IS that?” said the girl sitting next to me at the lunch table. I looked down at my khoresht-e bodemjan (Persian eggplant stew) and then looked to my right at her perfectly cut peanut butter sandwich. I was 8 years old when I first realized that I ate differently from others; homemade stew vs. Read more about Shadi Larson – Intern Introduction LGC[…]
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Thanks for joining us on this breastfeeding journey with Marian*. This is # 2 of 4 posts in this mini-series. As you may remember from the first post, Introducing Marian and Kirat, we interviewed a second-time mom and chronicled her breastfeeding journey. Continue reading to learn about Marian’s experience with “Birthing Diana.” We all go Read more about Birthing Diana[…]
Over the course of six months, a LiquidGoldConcept intern and a member of our community teamed up to capture the breastfeeding experience from the perspective of a second-time mom. LiquidGoldConcept Intern Kirat Sandhu spent several hours interviewing Marian*, a California Mom, over the course of six months. The interviews started while Marian was still pregnant Read more about Introducing Marian and Kirat[…]
We are honored to have received the 2016 Citris Tech for Social Good award! We will use the award to move forward with MomKit development and testing so that we can present our work at the Academy of Breastfeeding Medicine Conference in October 2016. Thank you to Capital City Doula Collective and California Women, Infants, and Read more about 2016 Citris Tech for Social Good Award[…]
After 5 months of research, writing and re-writing, we are excited to showcase the hard work of our wonderful interns! If you’d like to listen to them present their work, or check out their posters, you should attend the Inaugural Symposium! We will also webcast the symposium for those of you not in the Sacramento region.
The inaugural internship is almost over! The Symposium is rapidly approaching–June 24th at UC Davis Medical Education Building.
We have decided to focus on business development and hire a talented group of young women from UC Davis to help us with market research, database development, and health communications–
Orientation is this Saturday, June 10th! Read more about Welcome, Summer 2016! Lot’s of exciting work planned 🙂