Massachusetts Breastfeeding Coalition

2017 Annual Conference

 Breastfeeding in the Bay State 2017 will be Monday, September 25, 2017

Massachusetts Medical Society Conference Center at Waltham Woods

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Co-sponsored by the MA Section of the American Congress of Obstetricians and Gynecologists


7:30-8:20 Registration

8:20-8:30 Welcome

8:30-9:30 Eliminating racial inequities and breastfeeding- Renee Boynton Jarrett, MD, ScD


Over-the-counter and recreational drugs – Frank Nice, RPh, DPA, CPHP

10:30-10:45 Break

10:45-12:00 Saving newborn lives from Sudden Unexpected Postnatal Collapse – Susan Ludington-Hoe, PhD, RN, CNM, CKC, FAAN

12:00-1:00 Lunch

1:00-2:00 Sore nipples and peppermint – Frank Nice, RPh, DPA, CPHP

2:00-3:00 Strategies to decrease mother-infant separation in infants at risk for hypoglycemia – Sarbattama (Rimi) Sen, MD

3:00-3:15 Break

3:15-4:30 Breastfeeding the 37-weeker – Rob Insoft, MD,FAAP; Hannah Pawlendzio, RN, IBCLC; Marsha Walker, RN, IBCLC

4:30-5:00  2017 Updates from Massachusetts DPH – Ellen Tolan, RD, LDN, IBCLC

5:30-7:30 Massachusetts Breastfeeding Coalition Annual meeting (open to all)

Jointly sponsored by the Massachusetts Breastfeeding Coalition, the University of Massachusetts School of Medicine Department of Continuing Education, and the Massachusetts Section of ACOG.

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