Breastfeeding Resource Center's Conference on Advances Breastfeeding Topics for Healthcare Professionals

posted Feb 13, 2018, 7:02 AM by Lehigh Valley Breastfeeding Coalition   [ updated Feb 13, 2018, 7:12 AM ]

Breastfeeding should be a natural process, but many mothers run into obstacles. In the past, women turned to their mothers, aunts, and grandmothers for help. Now they look to you, their healthcare professional, for help with breastfeeding. As we learn more about this normal physiological process, the suggestion for how to treat breastfeeding problems are evolving.

March 30, 2018

Time: 8:30AM-4:30PM

Location: GIANT Food Stores, Community Rooms,
315 York Road, Willow Grove, PA 19090

Approved for 6 RN CE hours and 6 CERPS

Early Bird Registration – Deadline is 3/1/18 – Cost is $125

Regular Registration – Deadline is 3/21/18 – Cost is $150

Won’t Do It or Can’t Do It? The Non-Latching Baby – Find out reasons why a baby won’t latch and how to protect breastfeeding during the process. Janice McPhelin, IBCLC
Supplementation: When, How, and How Much? – Early supplementation and over-supplementation are big problem in breastfeeding management. Get the answers on how to remedy this! Colette Acker, IBCLC
Contraception and Breastfeeding -New contraception comes onto the market all the time. Find out which are compatible and which aren’t and WHY. Gail Herrine, MD
Induced Lactation -With more modern families interested in breastfeeding, being knowledgeable about this subject is important. Gail Herrine, MD
Case Studies -Test your investigative skills as we review some of Colette and Janice’s most interesting cases.
Lumps, Bumps, and Pain -Breast and nipple pain are common reasons for weaning. Learn how to determine the best course of action for many problems. You get all three speakers for this one!

A 20-Hour Interdisciplinary Breastfeeding Management Course for the US

posted Feb 13, 2018, 7:00 AM by Lehigh Valley Breastfeeding Coalition   [ updated Feb 13, 2018, 7:13 AM ]

This three-day course is partial fulfillment of Step 2 of the 10 Steps to Successful Breastfeeding. The course is built on the BabyFriendlyUSA outline.

2018 DATES You may mix and match classes.
DAY 1         DAY 2          DAY 3
Jan 3           Feb 7           March 7
April 3         May 1           June 5
July 12        August 9     Sept 6
Oct 10         Nov 7           Dec 5

Time: 8:30 a.m. to 4:45 p.m.
Location: Philadelphia Department of Public Health, Aramark Tower,
1101 Market Street, 8th Floor Training Room, Philadelphia, PA 19107
If you have questions, contact Nikki Lee: 215-685-5225

Approved for: 
20.25 nursing contact hours (6.75 hours/day) by Pennsylvania State Nurses Association
6.75 class CEs by NASW-PA Chapter (social workers, marriage & family therapists, and professional counselors)
6.5 L CERPs/day by IBLCE
6.75 contact hours/day for CLCs by TALPP
L-CERPs for re-certification by CAPPA

Registration fee: $ 75 for 3 days, For less than 3 days: $ 30 per day


posted Aug 15, 2015, 12:32 PM by Lehigh Valley Breastfeeding Coalition   [ updated Apr 22, 2016, 5:03 PM ]

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