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Program Information


* Closed * - 27th Annual Art of Breastfeeding CONFERENCE

Description:  Participant will know up-to-date information and evidence-based strategies for management of breastfeeding and human lactation. The conference is designed to further enhance clinical and leadership knowledge and skills for those working with breastfeeding families.
CASCE#:  52004
Audience:  Lactation consultants, nurses, nurse practitioners, nutritionists, public health practitioners, midwives, health educators, doulas, peer counselors, breastfeeding support volunteers, physicians, physician assistants, chiropractors, speech pathologists, and health care profession students
Disciplines: Allied Health
  Public Health
Format:  conference
Objectives:  1. Identify at least three active listening principles that can improve communications with clients and colleagues.
  2. Identify ways to make access to the lactation profession accessible in an effort to achieve breastfeeding equity in key areas of lactation education and care.
  3. Implement a simplified breastfeeding initiation strategy designed to reduce the incidence of the three most common problems during the first weeks after birth.
  4. Describe the basic mechanisms of Dysphoric Milk Ejection Reflex (D-MER), spectrum and intensity levels, treatment and management techniques.
  5. Assist parents in the process of relactation or inducing lactation.
  6. Use quality improvement to develop a stepwise approach to safe implementation of skin-to-skin.
  7. Describe four developmental events that are often misunderstood by mothers as being a breastfeeding problem.
  8. Discuss infant Chiropractic Adjustment techniques, basic passive and active oral-motor-sensory rehabilitation and when Chiropractic care may improve breastfeeding outcomes.
  9. Describe findings on mother-newborn interactions within the postnatal unit rooming-in environment.
  10. Discuss current breastfeeding education in schools and implications of research on breastfeeding education promotion in the school setting.
  11. Identify best practices regarding promotion and support of breastfeeding adolescents.
  12. Identify at least three national or state initiatives in each of the following areas that can improve breastfeeding support for new families: health care, government, legislation, and employment/child care.

Program Times

10/10/2017 8:00 AM - 10/11/2017 4:05 PM


Organization:  The William and Ida Friday Center
Address:  100 Friday Center Drive
City:  Chapel Hill
Map:  Show Me!




11.75 Contact Hours

11.75 CPEUs

1.2 CEU Participant must attend 100% of each session selected to receive credit.

11.75 CNE Contact Hours Participant must attend 100% of each session selected to receive credit.


Cathy Carothers, BLA, IBCLC, FILCA - Talk it Up: Building Connections with Clients and Colleagues

Cathy Carothers, BLA, IBCLC, FILCA - The Time is Right! Seize the Moment!

Lori Feldman-Winter, MD, MPH - Breastfeeding Support in the Adolescent Patient

Lori Feldman-Winter, MD, MPH - Step by Step to Safe Implementation of Skin-to-Skin

Alia Macrina Heise, IBCLC - Dysphoric Milk Ejection Reflex

Nancy Mohrbacher, IBCLC, FILCA - The Best Start: Strategies to Reduce Early Feeding Problems

Alyssa Schnell, MS, IBCLC - An Individualized Approach to Relactation or Inducing Lactation

Lauren Scott, DC - Breakout Session B. Chiropractic Applications with the Breastfeeding Infant

Nicola Singletary, PhD MAT IBCLC - Breakout Session D. Breastfeeding Education in Secondary Schools: Research & Application

Angela Tatum Malloy, IBCLC, CLC - Are you REALLY Achieving Equity?

Janice Tedder, BSN IBCLC - Breakout Session A. Roadmap to Breastfeeding Success: Teaching Child Development to Extend Duration

Kristin Tully, PhD - Breakout Session C. Design and Development of New Hospital Infant Bassinets

Program Fees

$340.00 Full Conference Tuesday, Oct 10 AND Wednesday, Oct 11, 2017 Registration Fee (DOES NOT INCLUDE PRE CONFERENCE).
$190.00 Tuesday, Oct. 10 2017 ONLY Registration Fee after Sept 25, 2017.
$190.00 Wednesday, Oct. 11, 2017 ONLY Registration fee after Sept 25, 2017.

Cancellation Fee

$0.00 Cancellation Fee

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