Massachusetts Breastfeeding Coalition

2018 Annual Conference

 Breastfeeding in the Bay State 2018 will be Monday, September 24, 2018

Massachusetts Medical Society Conference Center at Waltham Woods

Jointly provided by Massachusetts Breastfeeding Coalition, University of Massachusetts School of Medicine, Department of Continuing Education, and the Massachusetts Section of ACOG.
7:30 Registration, Coffee ; Continental Breakfast
8:15 Welcome and Opening Remarks-Sherry Spacco RN, IBCLC MBC Chair
Morning Plenaries (8:30-12:00)
8:30-10 Keynote “Falling in Love with Lactation All Over Again”

Clifton Kenon, Jr., DNP, RN, IBCLC, RLC
10-10:30 Networking Break & Exhibits
10:30-12:00 “Marijuana During Pregnancy and Lactation: High Time for Review”

Lauren Hanley, MD, FACOG, IBCLC

12:00-12:30 “MDPH Breastfeeding Updates” Ellen Tolan RD, LDN, IBCLC
12:30-1:30 Lunch
Afternoon Breakouts and Closing Keynote (1:30-5:00)
Physician Panel Discussion
“Newborn Weight and Supplementation Protocols”
o Susan Brown, MD Pediatrician, Lawrence General Hospital and Holy Family Hospital
o Sarah Kachan-Liu, MD-Pediatrician, Newton-Wellesley Hospital
o Michelle Currier, JD, DO-Family Tree of Concord
o Hayley Moak-Blest, DO Board Certified in Family Medicine-Lahey Primary Care, Hamilton
Nurses Workshop
“Newborn Hypoglycemia and Breastfeeding- Current Evidence and Strategies”
Jennifer Riley, RN, IBCLC, Lactation Consultant, Brigham and Women’s Hospital
Private Practice Lactation Consultant (Panel Discussion)
o Robin Snyder-Drummond IBCLC
o Wendy Jordan, RD, IBCLC
o Judy Fayre, RN, IBCLC
Breastfeeding “Bridge to Home” for Those Families at Most Risk (Panel Discussion)
o Massachusetts WIC- Ellen Tolan RD, LDN, IBCLC & Aysia Wanner, CLC WIC Breastfeeding Peer Counselor

o Baby Café USA Lucia Jenkins, RN, IBCLC Executive Director
o Vital Village/Boston BF Coalition Erica Pike
3:00-3:30 Networking Break & Exhibits
3:30-5:00 Closing Keynote “Coming Face to Face with Our Biases, Everyday Ethics in Practice”
Clifton Kenon, Jr., DNP, RN, IBCLC, RLC
5:00-7:00 MBC Annual Meeting