New Jersey Breastfeeding Coalition General Meeting
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When: Thursday, October 14, 2021, 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Registration/Zoom information and agenda to follow.
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October 2021 Events
Power of Our Voices Train the Trainer program
The goal of this training is to improve the wellness of Black women, families, and infants in New Jersey.
Training participants will receive:
- Knowledge about the history of childbirth, racism, health equity, and birth outcomes for Black women and infants
- Information and resources for New Jersey families
- A certificate of completion that can be added to a resume
- The tools needed to train others as a Power Of Our Voices Community Trainer
- And a chance to win giveaways for those who complete the training
When: Saturday, October 2nd AND Sunday, October 3rd, 2021, 10:00 am – 2:00 pm
Audience: community members, faith-based organizations, and sororities/fraternities
Register: bit.ly/3y2VQvo. Limited Space Available! Register by September 24th.
Please note: By registering, you agree to attend both training days consecutively. A binder with materials and your training certificate will be mailed to your address provided below after you attend both days.
More information: Visit NJPreterm.org or for questions contact Kaci Mial firstname.lastname@example.org or Christine Ivery email@example.com
New Jersey Health Practitioners Development Institute present…
Infant and Pediatric Tongue Tie: Diagnosis and Laser Treatment with Dr. Robert Convissar and Joy Funston (Hands-On) Peel Technique®
This course includes a certified lactation consultant which plays a critical role during tongue-tie release. In this combination lecture and hands-on course, attendees will be introduced to the concept of laser frenectomies, an increasingly popular method by which dentists and physicians can treat tongue and lip ties in their patients.
When: November 5 AND 6, 2021, 8:30 am – 4:30 pm
Where: New Jersey Health Professionals Development Institute, 1060 Main Street, River Edge, New Jersey 07661
Cost: Dentists: $875, Physicians/non-dentists: $395
Register and more information: https://www.njhpdi.com/product/tongueties/
Intended audience: Physicians, dentists, speech therapists. IBCLCs, lactation specialists, and/or lactation support groups
CE Credits: 15 credits (in-person), which is recognized by IBLCE