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24th Annual Breastfeeding Conference

Intermediate and Advanced Lactation Topic: Strategies for Improving Outcomes and Achieving Goals

May 2-3, 2019

Portland Marriott at Sable Oaks

South Portland, Maine

         ·  Speakers in Order of Presenting:


Lisa Marasco, MA, IBCLC, FILCA 

  • Mothers Speak Out:                                      The Top 5 Traits of a Great LC

  • Can you really eat your way to making more milk? A look at the role of lactogenic foods and nutrition in milk production

  • Breastfeeding on the Insulin Dysregulation Spectrum

  • Meeting Clients Where They’re At:     Ethical Guidelines When talking About Complementary Therapies

  • Counseling the High Need Mother

  • What About Next Time? Planninf for the Next Baby

  • Unsolved Mysteries of the Human Mammary Gland

Catherine Watson Genna, BS, IBCLC   

  • Facilitating Infant Competence:             Hand Use During Latch

  • Synthesizing Sucking Research

  • Assessing the Breastfeeding Dyad

  • Facilitating Breastfeeding in NICU Graduates

  • Choosing and Using Breastfeeding Tools

  • Breastfeeding Infants with Cardiorespiratory Disorders

Sharon Economides,CPM, LM, MMiD, IBCLC and Charlotte Goodson, RN, IBCLC  

  • Pasteurized Donor Human Milk for the Breastfeeding Term Newborn Needing Supplementation

Kara Kaikini, MS, IBCLC

  • Pushing, Pressuring, or Providing education? Understanding honoring and working with    mothers' infant feeding choices

Earlier Event: April 25
Perineal Preservation & Repair
Later Event: May 6
NHMA Meeting