Breastfeeding Help Beyond the Hospital Stay Conference 2018
Monday, May 7, 2018 from 8:00-4:30
Audience and Objectives
This conference offers community healthcare professionals (lactation consultants, public health nurses, clinic nurses, mental health professionals, dieticians, physicians, midwives, doulas, and childbirth educators) an opportunity to learn about breastfeeding/chestfeeding challenges and issues experienced by parents after leaving the hospital or beyond the first few days after birth.
8:00-8:30am Registration, light breakfast foods
8:30-8:45am Welcome and introductions
8:45-9:45am Traffic in the Breast! A Physical Therapist’s Perspective on Lactation Pain – Peg Maas, PT, DPT, WCS, CLT
9:45-10am Morning Break
10:00-10:45am Discussions about Challenging Lactation Cases – Celest Smith RN, MS, IBCLC
10:45am-12:15pm Nourishing Premature Infants with Human Milk in the NICU and at Home – Rachael Grothen, MS, RD, CSP, IBCLC
12:15-1:00pm Lunch (boxed lunch provided)
1:00-2:30pm Pearls from Dr. O’Hara: Supporting the Dyad through Challenging Lactation Experiences – Dr. MaryAnn O’Hara, MD, MPH, FABM
2:30-2:45pm Afternoon break (snacks provided)
2:45-4:15pm Burned Out or Burning Low: How To Rebuild Your Fire – Dr. Sunita Iyer, ND, LM
4:15-4:30pm Summary, evaluations, and raffle!
Peg Maas, PT, DPT, WCS, CLT
Swedish Medical Center; University of Washington; University of Puget Sound
Celest (Dolly) Smith RN, MS, IBCLC
Seattle Children’s Hospital and Beyond Birth Seattle
Dr. MaryAnn O’Hara, MD, MPH, FABM
Seattle Breastfeeding Medicine
Rachael Grothen, MS, RD, CSP, IBCLC
Seattle Children’s Hospital and Valley Medical Center
Dr. Sunita Iyer, ND, LM
Eastside Natural Medicine
For more information about our speakers, please visit our Speakers page.
At the end of the 2018 conference, you will be able to:
- Describe ways that physical therapists and lactation professionals can collaborate to care for individuals with lactation pain
- Explain ways the lymphatic system interplays with lactation physiology, influencing lactation pain
- Identify some of the common challenges that many dyads experience and how lactation professionals can offer support
- Identify nutrition goals and benefits of human milk for the preterm population
- Review nutrients in human milk vs estimated needs
- List methods of fortification and situations when it is needed
- Describe how breastfeeding is supported in the NICU
- Discuss the dimensions involved in efficient milk transfer
- Provide language and demonstration of touch that can be shared with the parent to facilitate relaxation and calming of the infant through patient presence.
- Identify multiple physical symptoms of ‘burnout’ and the impact of chronic stress
- Identify multiple body systems that are affected by burnout and how they are interconnected
- Identify multiple treatments or modalities that can be utilized in their self-care or in conjunction with medical providers to address chronic stress and burnout
Early bird rate – first 20 registrations or until March 7th, whichever is first – $135
Regular rate until April 30 – $145
Late registration rate from May 1 until capacity is reached – $155
Registration subject to space availability.
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If you cannot register and pay online and need pay by check via postal mail, please use this Check Registration link. Please make checks payable to Beyond Birth Seattle and mail to:
Beyond Birth Seattle, 6216 33rd Ave NE, Seattle, WA 98115.
Note: If you are from Public Health Seattle-King County please DO NOT register unless you have been directed to do so. Instead, please contact your conference representative to be included in the PHSKC group registration.
Through April 30, 2018, if Beyond Birth Seattle is notified in writing at email@example.com, conference registration can be transferred at no additional charge or refunded minus a $25 processing fee. After May 1, 2018, no refunds will be issued.
This conference is co-sponsored by Beyond Birth Seattle and Public Health Seattle & King County (PHSKC). We appreciate the support of conference Meal and Break Supporters and Exhibitors.
Continuing Education Units
A certificate of attendance will be given to all conference participants.
This conference has been allocated by the International Board of Lactation Consultant Examiners (IBLCE) 4.75 L and 1.5 R CERPS. IBCLE verification numbers is C1881105
This conference is in compliance with the WHO code of Marketing of Breast-Milk Substitutes. No funds were either sought or accepted from any manufacturers of artificial baby milk.
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