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Monmouth/Ocean Breastfeeding Consortium (MOBC) 2021 VIRTUAL CONFERENCE: Breastfeeding Legacy 2021
Our topics this year include the fascinating epigenome and microbiome, case studies, and presentations that address what to do when a baby has not latched and a discussion surrounding the ever-popular question, “can a baby be allergic to breast milk”? We hope you can join us.
Breastfeeding Legacy 2021
When: August 4, 2021
Time: 8:00 AM – 3:30 PM
Cost: $26, in celebration of our 26th annual breastfeeding conference
Who should attend: Nurses, Midwives, Doctors, Nutritionists, Lactation Consultants, Doulas, Community Health Workers… anyone interested in supporting lactation
For more information and to register: https://cjfhc.org/event/breastfeeding-legacy-2021-virtual-conference/
MOBC is a non-profit organization and CERPs will be provided.
Partnership for Maternal and Child Health of Northern New Jersey
Expanding Lactation Care: Incorporating Inclusion into Professional Practice Series
Please join us for our virtual speaker series recognizing National Breastfeeding Month and featuring subject matter experts.
When: Live webinars will be held every Thursday in August, from 2:00 to 3:00 pm EST.
Cost: $30, Partnership Member Hospital Staff $25 using a discount code available at your worksite. The cost for the entire series, but attendees can participate in any or all of the sessions.
Who should attend: Perinatal nurses, lactation consultants, and other lactation support and perinatal health professionals
Continuing education credits: Approved by IBLCE for 2.0 L-CERPs and 2.0 R-CERPs (only granted for the live sessions), each session has been awarded 1.0 Continuing Nursing Education Contact Hours
More information: For questions, pay via check, or to request an invoice, contact Sarah Muller-Robbins, RN, MPH, IBCLC, ICCE, Director of Education, at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Detailed information: https://partnershipmch.org/assets/2021/06/Flyer-August-Breastfeeding-Month-Webinar-Series.pdf
Checking Problematic Narratives and Services Against LGBTQ+ Individuals in Lactation
Thursday, August 5, 2021 – 2:00 – 3:00 PM EST
Speaker: Mystique Hargrove, MS, CFSD, CLE, CBE, Ph.D. Student
Unlearning Obesity, Learning Fatness: Caring for the Fat Perinatal Client with Respect and Competence
Thursday, August 12 – 2:00 – 3:00 PM EST
Speaker: Kristin Vaught Cavuto, MSW, LCSW, IBCLC
Supporting Lactation in Latinx Birthing Families
Thursday, August 19- 2:00 – 3:00 PM EST
Speaker: Brenda Reyes, RN, CLC Program Specialist Lead: Peer Lactation Services at HealthConnect One
Understanding Experiences of Bias in Hospital Lactation Support from African American and BIPOC Women: Data from an 18-month study of the Irth Project
Thursday, August 26 – 2:00 – 3:00 PM EST
Speaker: Kimberly Seals Allers, she/her/hers, Founder, Irth & Executive Director, Narrative Nation, Inc.
NJ-AIMH Celebrates National Breastfeeding Month! “Enhancing the First Relationship”
Explore the role of breastfeeding as a protective factor in early relational health. Learn more about NJ-specific resources and policies that foster a culture of health.
Presented by Jill Wodnick, MA, LCCE, IMH-E®and Jessica Cowan, LSW, IMH-E®
When: Wednesday, August 11, 2021, 12:30 – 1:30 PM
Who should attend: Anyone!
Registration is required. Please register here: https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZAldO-vqTosE9M_f3NEuyrQunXCyLRMFd6G
Please contact Jill Wodnick for more information.