Breastfeeding Help Beyond The Hospital Stay 2015
A Conference for Birth Professionals Presented by Beyond Birth Seattle and Public Health Seattle & King County
Wednesday, September 30, 2015 8:00am – 5:00pm
The Swedish Club 1920 Dexter Avenue North Seattle, Washington 98109
Audience and Objectives
This conference offers community healthcare professionals (public health nurses, childbirth educators, dieticians, lactation consultants, clinic nurses, physicians, doulas and midwives) an opportunity to learn about breastfeeding challenges and issues experienced by mothers after leaving the hospital.
At the end of the conference, you will be able to:
- Discuss the impact of birth and breastfeeding practices on one’s microbiome and lifelong health.
- Discern the different between the genome and how it is regulated (epigenetics) using nutrition as a case study.
- Understand what body burden is and why breastfeeding benefits outweigh the risk from body burden.
- Understand simple ways to protect the quality of breast milk.
- Describe 3 common causes of low supply and their treatments.
- Understand the relationship between a mother’s mental health and her milk supply.
- State how scientific evidence can be used to make practice changes to improve breastfeeding outcomes.
- Discuss one new finding that you can use to improve breastfeeding outcomes.
Faculty and Topics
Penny Simkin, PT, CD (DONA) Breastfeeding and the Microbiome
Lorelei Walker PhD(c) MPH Epigenetics and the Growing Child: Basic Mechanisms and Important Exposures During the Breastfeeding Stage
Emily Healy, IBCLC and Camie Jae Goldhammer, MSW, LICSW, IBCLC Got milk? Got guilt? Clinical and Emotional Impacts to Mother’s Milk Supply
Ginna Wall RN, MN, IBCLC What’s New in Breastfeeding Research and Practice for 2015
This conference is co-sponsored by the Beyond Birth Seattle and Public Health Seattle&King County (PHSKC). There are no commercial sponsors of this event.
Continuing Education Units
A certificate of attendance was given to all conference participants. 6.0 L – CERPs approved by the International Board of Lactation Consultant Examiners.
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.