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


7:30-8:20 Registration

8:20-8:30 Welcome

8:30-9:30 Racial disparities and breastfeeding- Renee Boynton Jarrett, MD


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

5:15 Annual meeting